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Happy Halloween!

Today is the last day of Blogtober/Blogoween. While we're sad to see it end, we are looking forward to taking just a few days off before settling into a somewhat more relaxed schedule for the coming months. A huge thank you to each and every person who has liked, followed, commented, or shared a post. The… Continue reading Happy Halloween!


7 Trick-or-Treating Shorts

Trick-or-Treating is all in good fun as long as everyone plays nice and follows the rules. In these shorts, nothing really goes as planned. The Paper Mask from Rhidian Art and Animation The best Halloween costumes are handmade but don't judge them, you might regret it. The Last Halloween from Marc Roussel This is… Continue reading 7 Trick-or-Treating Shorts


3 Vampire Shorts that Step Outside the Coffin

Do you think that vampires have been done to undeath? These shorts may change your mind, they inject some new blood into the centuries-old legend. Deliveries Before Dawn from Chris and Ben Most people don't know they exist. A night in the secret lives of East London milkmen. Vampire Gastelbrau from Hannah Ayoubi Vampire… Continue reading 3 Vampire Shorts that Step Outside the Coffin


5 Homages to John Carpenter’s Halloween

Last Trailer Tuesday, we featured the 1978 classic Halloween from director, John Carpenter. If imitation is the sincerest form of flattering, John Carpenter should be tickled pink that so many filmmakers have made tributes to his film. Though there are many common threads, including a couple of songs now permanently embedded in my brain, each filmmaker has… Continue reading 5 Homages to John Carpenter’s Halloween


6 Short Films About Pumpkin Carving Gone Wrong

Pumpkins aren't just for lattes. You can also stab them with a butcher knife and rip their guts out. If you're looking for inspiration for your own Jack 'o Lanterns, please look further as this is not the post for you. Most of these pumpkin carving adventures do not end well for at least one… Continue reading 6 Short Films About Pumpkin Carving Gone Wrong

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Oh the Pumpkumanity!

October isn't just about Halloween. It's also about pumpkin spice! Now, I’ll admit to enjoying pumpkin spice year round (though never in latte form), and I don’t completely hate the plethora of options this time of year.  I do, however, acknowledge that some people take their obsession of this spice blend a bit too far.… Continue reading Oh the Pumpkumanity!