Our top films to watch this Halloween
Hocus Pocus (1993)
A classic family-friendly Halloween extravaganza, this magical film sees three witch sisters, resurrected in modern-day Salem, wreak havoc in their quest for immortality. It's a perfect blend of humor and spooky magic that kids will love.
Our recommendation: We’ll be snacking on our Spooky chocolate Bats and Ghosts. Available in 47% Colombia origin milk chocolate, and plant-based 43% Colombia origin oat m!lk chocolate. These delicious treats are perfect for sharing or why not add them into your popcorn for a sensational spooky mix.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001)
This ever-popular film follows the story of Young Harry Potter, who discovers he's a wizard and attends Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Filled with magic, friendship, and adventure, this spellbound film features enchanted creatures and fantastical characters that the whole family will love.
Our recommendation: Our Chocolate Wise Owls are the perfect pairing for this magical film. Much like Harry’s Hedwig, our Chocolate Owls are beautiful. But these owls are delicious too. With a 47% milk chocolate option and a plant-based 43% oat m!lk option, there is something for everyone to enjoy!
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
For something a little different, how about The Nightmare Before Christmas. In this whimsical tale, Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King, becomes enamored with Christmas and attempts to bring it to Halloween Town. This Tim Burton classic is a perfect blend of spooky and heartwarming.
Our recommendation: Of course, it has to be our Chocolate Pumpkins! Handcrafted in our Dorset Kitchen and filled with chocolate spiders inside, our shimmering, grinning pumpkins are the perfect movie snack with to smash open while watching The Nightmare Before Christmas. Available in 47% milk chocolate, plant based 72% dark chocolate, plant based 43% oat m!lk chocolate, and caramelised white ‘blonde’ chocolate, or one of each in our Pumpkin Patch, there is an adorable pumpkin for everyone.
The Addams Family (1991)
The family that everyone loves, but nobody would want to have as neighbours! The eccentric and macabre Addams family faces a challenge when a con artist tries to swindle them. Darkly comedic and great for Halloween, this is a 90s classic that is fun for all ages.
Our recommendation: This family film will be made even better with our Spooky Season Gift Bag. Filled with treats to share, your family can join the Addams family for their peculiar adventures while indulging in a Milk Chocolate Pumpkin, a Chorus of Chocolate Frogs, a selection of Rawrsome Chocolate Dinosaurs, and our new A-maize-ing Bar which combines sweet milk chocolate and salty roasted corn for the ultimate sweet salt combo.
Matilda is a gifted girl with special telekinetic powers and she takes on her neglectful family and the tyrannical headmistress of her school. This Roald Dahl classic is filled with magic, heart and a very infamous chocolate cake, and is sure to capture the imagination of little and big kids alike.
Our recommendation: You can’t watch Matilda without indulging in a bit of a chocolate treat. Our bakery items are a great match. Whether you love the luscious silky taste of Dorset Sea Salt Millionaire’s Shortbread Caramel, can’t get enough of a crunchy Biscuit Cake, or adore the taste of an indulgent truffle-like Brownie, we have a bake for you to enjoy while watching this heart-warming film.
The Princess and the Frog (2009)
In this magical Disney film, Tiana, a young waitress, and Prince Naveen are transformed into frogs by a wicked witch doctor, leading them on a magical adventure through the bayou. This fun movie is perfect for little ones.
Our recommendation: Join in the fun with our Chorus of Milk Chocolate Frogs. Crack open the reusable tube and inside you will find four chunky 47% milk chocolate frogs, ready to hop on into your tummy.
The Witches (1990)
When a young boy stumbles upon a convention of witches, he must stop their sinister plan to turn children into mice. This Roald Dahl adaptation is both spooky and whimsical, and is set in our home county of Dorset!
Our recommendation: Our Mischief of Chocolate Mice are the perfect snack to nibble on while watching this Roald Dahl story. Handcrafted from our single origin 47% Colombia origin milk chocolate, inside eat plastic-free, reusable tube, you will find five chunky chocolate mice.