Saturday, September 15, 2018

Saturday Screen Time #24: Spooky, spooky

Happy Saturday, everyone! I haven't been in much of a movie mood lately, so this week I'm coming at you with one movie and a TV series! Both are sufficiently spooky for getting into the Halloween mood (because Halloween starts September 1st). 


Beetlejuice - I hadn't seen this movie in YEARS, probably since I was 10 or younger. I've been on a bit of a nostalgia kick, trying to watch things that I haven't seen since childhood, and Beetlejuice made the list. It was... something. Although I do tend to love Tim Burton films, this one was a little much for me. I still enjoyed it, and maybe I'll like it again on a rewatch, but it just felt too out there. The characters were fun and I liked the atmosphere, but this one won't make my favorites list. (3.5/5 stars)

Castle Rock - Finally! It feels like forever since I watched a new TV series. I've been waiting for this season to wrap up so I could watch it all at once and I definitely think binge watching was a good plan for this show. There's so much that could easily be forgotten between episodes. I loved the creepy vibes and Bill Skarsgard is a national treasure! My biggest frustration was the abundance of red herrings and the lack of answers at the end. Still, it was a great spooky watch and I'd definitely recommend it. Just don't expect a bow wrapping it up. (4/5 stars)

Have you seen either of these? What did you think?
What are your best spooky suggestions?
Let me know in the comments!