Posts in the Resource Category

Minions Questions & Answers: Everything You Need to Know Before Seeing "Minions: The Rise of Gru"

Minions Questions & Answers

It's finally July, which means Minions: The Rise of Gru is only one year away from being released in theaters! While we know that seems like a long time, we wanted to give you (and your kids) plenty of time to get prepared for the next time the Minions hit the screen. So throw on those goggles, slip on those coveralls and let's get talking all things Minions!

...

Continue Reading...


Which Actors Have Spent the Most Time in the Makeup Chair?

Which Actors Have Spent the Most Time in the Makeup Chair?

Actors transform into their roles in a variety of ways. Through mediums like costumes, animation, CGI, special effects makeup and prosthetics, actors and actresses have overcome their own physical limitations in order to become the characters that we know and love. Most viewers are blissfully unaware of what some actors have had to endure for their roles, from hot and stuffy costumes to countless hours of being fussed over in a makeup chair. If you're curious to see which Hollywood actors spent the most time in the makeup chair for one of their movie or television roles, we compiled a top ten list for you! Keep reading to see who made the cut.

...

Continue Reading...


Property Damage by Superheroes and Supervillains

Property Damage by Superheroes and Supervillains

We’re big fans of spectacle here at HalloweenCostumes.com. We love explosive action sequences and flashy special effects. The bigger the better, really, and when superheroes are involved they’re seriously huge. But have you ever thought about all that destruction? People’s lives are saved left and right, but you have to wonder about their livelihoods, right? Every car used as a projectile is someone’s ride to work or school. Every skyscraper toppled means that hundreds or thousands of people are out of a job. It’s something to think about. In fact, it’s something we think about.

...

Continue Reading...


Top 10 Zombies Ranked by Their Danger to Humans

Top 10 Zombies Ranked by Their Danger to Humans

Zombie movies have existed for decades. We're especially excited to see the remake of Stephen King's Pet Sematary for some more zombie goodness, especially that zombie cat! While the concept of a zombie is nothing new and even some diehard horror fans admit that the zombie genre is being squeezed to death by the sheer number of zombies in current media, there are some films and shows that stand out above the rest.

...

Continue Reading...


The Best Historical Costumes in Movies and TV Shows

Best Historical Costumes from Movies and TV

While movies and TV shows are primarily a form of entertainment, there’s usually more to take away from them. Some offer strong or subtle political messages. Others can be seen as a loose adaptation of real-life events. But movies and TV can also provide an example of what history was like during the time they were set. While it can be difficult to say how accurate the character portrayals were, we usually have a good idea of the clothing that was worn during those periods. So here are our favorite movies and TV shows with the most historically-accurate costumes.

...

Continue Reading...


10 Classic Campfire Ghost Stories and Urban Myths for Spine-Tingling Fun

10 Classic Campfire Ghost Stories and Urban Myths for Spine-Tingling Fun

It was a dark and stormy night.... If you happen to enjoy spooky campfire stories and twisted urban legends, this phrase is often the opening for any scary tale. (Or if you enjoy Peanuts, you know that Snoopy attempts to start many stories this way!) We like a good scary story just as much as anyone else, so we're going to share ten of our favorites with you, from creepy cryptids to ghastly ghosts and odd occurrences! Some of these are kid-friendly scary stories but others aren't, so please use your best judgement when choosing tales for your particular audience. (We're just going to give you a summary of these stories, so if something piques your interest you can look up the full story elsewhere.) Don't forget the campfire snacks!

...

Continue Reading...

< Prev PageResults 1 - 6 of 31