5 Beautiful Gothic movies to watch this Halloween

More Halloween Movies! I really appreciate the classic movies mentioned in this blog. I tend to forget about the classic black and white horror movies. Thank you tastefully gothic!

Tastefully Gothic

The innocents

Halloween is truly my favorite time of year. With my birthday the day after, the holiday has always had very positive associations for me: fake spiderwebs and scary organ music playing outside meant I was about to get lots of candy and presents. Maybe this positive reinforcement as a child explains why I get so excited about all things dark and spooky. But Halloween has been elevated to a special status for me over the years. The Celts believed October 31st was when the division between the world of the living and the world of the dead was the thinnest. Samhain was the night that spirits would appear, and a night that marked the transition from the light half of the year to the dark. It was a night of ambiguous in-between-ness. I love how significant these original meanings behind Halloween were. To me, Halloween does not equal watching bloody torture movies, or listening…

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