“Happily Ever After” @ Halloween?

Roses in the Rubble

With the plethora of Christmas movies deluging Hallmark channels AND Lifetime, what to do on Halloween? Watch a favorite movie of Virginia’s that combines BOTH!

Tim Burton’s THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS.

Who says Christmas has the corner on happily-ever-afters, what about Halloween?

Sometimes the heroines of Christmas movies seem a bit too perfect, like fairy tale princesses. And their ‘princes’? Ditto.

In our go-to fairy tales (and costume considerations for Halloween) I never resonated with Cinderella (glass slippers = uncomfortable), Snow White (too beautiful to be seen), or Sleeping Beauty (wake up, wake UP!) But, I will always love Sally in “The Nightmare Before Christmas” because she loves Jack Skellington and I’ve been crushing on him for years!

Sally keeps it together by a thread (literally) as she rushes to save Santa Claus from Oogie Boogie when Jack Skellington is busy taking over Santa’s Christmas duties and botching it up…

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