Staff Picks: Spooky Movies & TV Shows for October


Halloween is on the horizon! Pumpkin everything is here and Freeform’s “31 Nights of Halloween” is underway, so we wanted to inspire your October watch list by asking the EJC staff about their favorite “spooky” movies and TV shows to get in the spirit of scares and thrills. From classic horror to Disney Channel originals here’s what we compiled:


Sam Mikhail – Executive Editor
Movie: Addams Family (1991)
TV Show: Chiller Theatre (1971)


Francine Mikhail – Executive Editor
Movie: Get Out (2017)
TV Show: Black-ish Halloween Episodes (2014)


Leslie Victori – Managing Editor
Movie: Hold That Ghost (1941)
TV Show: Scare Tactics– Rat Monster Episode (2004) 


Emily Davis – Content Curator
Movie: Halloween Town (1998)
TV Show: Hannibal (2013)


Adia Atwell – Social Media Coordinator
Movie: Hereditary (2018)
TV: The Haunting of Hill House (2018)


Jordan Mikhail – Writer
Movie: Frankenweenie (2012)
TV Show: Stranger Things (2016)


Cat Shaw – Writer
Movie: Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) 
TV Show: Modern Family– Halloween episodes (2009)


Dave Leonard – Graphic Designer
Movie: Watcher in the Woods (1980)
TV Show: Community – Halloween Episodes (2009)


Bill Victori – Writer
Movie: Ernest Scared Stupid (1991)
TV Show: The Head (2020)


Mark Rostoker – Photographer
Movie: The Fly (1986)
TV Show: Twin Peaks (1990)


Alexis Kim – Writer
Movie: Seven (1995)
TV Show: American Horror Story (2011)


Pat Walsh – Web Developer
Movie: The Shining (1980) 
TV Show: Twilight Zone (1959)


Tracie Koehnlein – Writer
Movie: Hocus Pocus (1993) 
TV Show: Celebrity Ghost Stories (2009)


Melissa Pagnotta – Writer
Movie: Get Out (2017) 
Tv Show: Des (2020)

Jordan Mikhail
Author: Jordan Mikhail