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Halloween Reviews

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January 21, 2019
The 2018 "Halloween" is a well-written and well-directed horror film.
Full Review | Original Score: B
January 12, 2019
Well, I guess this is what happens when a valuable franchise is entrusted to the guys who foisted Your Highness upon an unsuspecting world.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 11, 2019
By not considering any of the previous sequels, Halloween takes a risky direction and yet manages to fulfill expectations. [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 7, 2019
Halloween might be a so-so horror movie, or it might be amazing. I honestly don't care. It's a film about a strong woman standing up and doing what it takes to protect her family. On that mark, it hits every note.
December 28, 2018
Lejos de ser una película que reinvente al género, Halloween, quizás la más violenta de todas, tiene más de reimaginación moderna que de secuela. Si sumamos eso a lo baja que había quedado la vara después de tantos años, alcanza.
Full Review | Original Score: 7.5/ 10
December 19, 2018
A great film to breathe new life into a classic franchise.
Full Review | Original Score: 7.5/10
December 16, 2018
Paying homage to Carpenter's classic, this new version of Halloween is an entertaining ride.
Full Review | Original Score: B
December 10, 2018
Halloween 2018 has a lot going for it and, as it stands, eclipses the other installments in the franchise with ease...
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 9, 2018
...Gordon Green and company have succeeded wildly and, on top of everything, have managed to add a cathartic message about surviving trauma to the proceedings.
December 7, 2018
HALLOWEEN, is a brutally fun family affair that pays reverence to [John] Carpenter's 1978 original without putting on the rose-colored glasses of nostalgia too often.
Full Review | Original Score: B
December 6, 2018
Until its admittedly nail-biting climax, this new Halloween isn't especially moody, tense, or emotionally fraught.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
December 6, 2018
It's a welcome addition to the franchise - one that allows us to ignore the many forgettable installments that came before.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
November 27, 2018
Curtis imbues the 57-year old Strode with a lifetime of regrets and untreated mental issues that nonetheless do not erase the genuinely good person we met back in '78.
November 27, 2018
Halloween is simultaneously better than it probably should have been and a missed opportunity undone by bloat and one catastrophically uninteresting subplot.
Full Review | Original Score: 6.5/10
November 20, 2018
Despite the not-so-perfect screenplay, Halloween still delivers as a cinematic experience.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
November 19, 2018
Bloated, misshapen, and rather coldly clinical and inept in the way it tries to be a story about overcoming past trauma.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
November 11, 2018
'Halloween' offers more camp than creepiness.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 6, 2018
Despite its flaws, Halloween is still one of the better sequels to the original timeline. It clips along at a good pace as it hurtles toward the inevitable conflict with an increasing intensity.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
November 5, 2018
This just felt like a waste of my time...we need to figure out why we're still doing these reboots.
November 5, 2018
Entertaining and intense. [Full Review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 8.8/10
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