Monday 17 October 2022

Monday Movie: Hocus Pocus 2


This month we decided to review the new 'Hocus Pocus 2'. 

I am in red and Carole in purple.

Title:  Hocus Pocus 2
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Released: 2022
Length: 1 hr 43 mins
Rating: PG

Two young women accidentally bring back the Sanderson Sisters to modern day Salem and must figure out how to stop the child-hungry witches from wreaking havoc on the world.

Click here for the trailer.


Ok, I will be brutally honest…I am not sure I have seen the first movie. Like maybe? Or have I only seen clips cos it is a popular movie? Or maybe I did watch it when younger? I do not know!

Really? I was addicted to it and watched it too many times to count, but it has been a few years.

I honestly do not know. But I also felt that I was never lost or anything. The movie is still so popular that I knew stuff and could easily be swept away.

Agreed. I do think this stands well as a standalone. Anything you need to know they tell you/show you. 

Exactly, and that is perfect for me. Who might not have seen it. Or if I did it was so freaking long ago! It was never one of those movies who was shown here.

It made me want to rewatch the original. I’m sure there are some things I do not remember. 

I should do that!

One of my favorites. I wonder if the original is as good as I remember. But I did really enjoy this… even if the original is not as good as I remember then at least I have this new one. Haha

I liked this one so I am happy with that one. Just the perfect amount of everything.

Agreed! Perfect for adults and the kiddos. I couldn’t stop laughing but then near the end I had some tears. That ending….oh boy. 

I can’t really complain about anything. I liked the backstory stuff too. I did wonder about that first witch though.

I feel like if they make a third movie we may learn more. I hope so. '

Like where did that witch go? 

I’m sure she was watching….always watching. She seems up to something….the long game.


Yes I wonder…

So many things they could do in the third movie….if they make one…I also want a movie about those three and their early life as new witches. I think that would be fun!

Yes that could be cool! And they could always use different actors then if it is the early stuff.

Esp those girls! They were perfect!

Omg yes, just perfect :D

Indeed! I even liked the modern teens. They were fun! That footballer and the mayor were a hoot.

I am sure they will make more.

Hope we don’t have to wait another 20 years again hahahahaha. They need to take advantage of the love. 

Ride that wave! Maybe next Halloween.Ohhh, a tv series!

Even better! I would be game for that! There is so much more story to tell. That ending….gah! We need more!

It would be so much fun

Yesss I feel like there is so much backstory on everyone. The mystery witch, our fave witches, and the new ones. :D

They are totally missing their chance if they do not make a tv series about the origins of them

For real! Plus I could use a really funny and fun witch tale(s)! PG version of Salem hahaha

Same. Some humour and fun. I would like that.

And more songs! I love the singing!

Aye I could enjoy it :) Let’s hope for that too.

One can dream and hope! Anything else?

Nope, I liked it. Maybe my kid can watch it one day too :) Just a few more years.

Yesss! Maybe that is when you watch movie 1! ;D 

One day!

I need to watch it again soon too. 

The end?

The end


  1. I haven't seen the first movie either!

  2. I'm with you in that I can't say I've ever seen the full original. Only bits and pieces. Because I don't have the nostalgia associated with the original, I'm not super eager to watch this one.

  3. I watched this one with my kids and it was delightful. I think they liked it wayyyy more than me though, they've already played it three more times since!

  4. I never watched the original and this didn't really appeal to me but I should check it out seeing as you two enjoyed it so much.

  5. Replies
    1. Carole - when I see HP I think Harry Potter. lol!

  6. I don't think I saw the original either but maybe I did. I might watch them both next week but honestly. it doesn't really interest me.

  7. I was too old when the first one came out so I missed all the hype. I watched it a couple years ago and didn't care for it too much. But maybe I should try this one.



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