What to Watch: Movie/Show Reviews

The Highlights: It is a right of passage for kids to witness Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion journey to Oz as they battle the Wicked Witch of the West.

Drink Pairing: The Wizard of Oz

Following the Yellow Brick Road never gets old and it is fun to introduce Dorothy and her gang to new generations, namely, your kids! Plus it is a right of passage for kids to witness Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion journey to Oz as…

The Highlights: An instant sci-fi cult classic where a gelantinous pile of goo terrorizes a small town.

Drink Pairing: On the Blob Cocktail

If you have never witnessed the terror of The Blob, this might be the right time of year to watch this 1957 sci-fi cult classic. A low-budget film that caught the attention of film-goers everywhere features an alien form of gelatinous goo terrorizing a small town. A young Steve…

The Highlights: A deceased couple haunt the new owners of their former home and they enlist the assistance of an obnoxious, Netherworld poltergeist named "Betelgeuse."

SYNOPSIS: A cult classic destined to be viewed every Halloween – it’s difficult to believe it was filmed in 1988! Still, the legend of Beetlejuice lives on…when a deceased couple haunt the new owners of their former home, they enlist the assistance of an obnoxious Netherworld poltergeist named “Betelgeuse”…

The Highlights: An arranged marriage, a bumbling groom, and a bride from the Land of the Dead make for a musical farce set in a Victorian era village.

Drink Pairing: Champagne with infused fruit (pears or blackberries)

SYNOPSIS: An arranged marriage, a bumbling groom, and a bride from the Land of the Dead make for a musical farce set in a Victorian era village. Star-crossed, Victor and Victoria love each other in spite of the arrangement their parents have made to increase their own wealth and…

The Highlights: Coraline is lured into a portal which appears more appealing than her current world where she encounters doppelgangers of her parents and neighbors.

SYNOPSIS: Coraline and her parents move into an old mansion that has been subdivided into apartments, and when Coraline is left to her own devices, she befriends Wybie, the Black Cat, Mr. Bobinsky and Miss Spink, her new neighbors. She is lured into a portal which appears more appealing…