Hollywood dresses up Halloween

The Salt Lake Tribute has an article called "Hollywood dresses up Halloween," which remarks on the extent to which Hollywood-inspired costumes (Harry Potter, Spider-Man) have replaced traditional witches, skeletons, etc on Halloween.

  • "A licensed character is a powerful engine, whether it starts with a DVD, a Saturday morning cartoon, a network or a book like Narnia or Harry Potter,'' agrees Turner. ''They're such powerful influencers for children and, quite frankly, adults, too.''