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A Halloween graphic showing the films Coraline (top left), The Addams Family (middle) and Hocus Pocus (bottom left). ILLUSTRATED BY ANGELINA LIVIGNI/THE STATESMAN

10 not-so-scary Halloween movies to check out this October

Patrick Larkin October 9, 2023

It’s finally October, ushering in what we call “spooky season” — a time for pumpkin picking, Halloween, ghosts, spiders and, of course, horror movies. Every week it seems that there is a...

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Hocus Pocus 2 released on Disney+ brings back the beloved Sanderson sisters from the original 1993 cult classic. Almost 30 years after its release, the sequel brings fans back to bask in nostalgia.  Public Domain

“Hocus Pocus 2” preys on your love for childhood nostalgia

Ryan Baile October 30, 2022
Though "Hocus Pocus 2" is in no way going to be considered a classic, it's still definitely a fun movie to check out with Halloween right around the corner. 
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The official cover of Hocus Pocus 1993 PUBLIC DOMAIN

Top 5 Halloween movies for this holiday season

Skylar Sena October 30, 2021
Double double, toil and trouble, spooky season is upon us at Stony Brook University. Though looking at one’s tuition balance is terrifying enough, many prefer to celebrate the season of the witch in more festive ways.
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The pumpkin patch at BB & GG Farms, located in St. James. ALEX KOUTAVAS/THE STATESMAN

Ask the Editors: what are our favorite autumn activities?

Andrew Goldstein October 23, 2017
Here at The Statesman, editors celebrate fall with friends, family or alone. Here are our favorite things to do in the fall.
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