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Halloween Reviews

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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+
October 30, 2018
The films gets in its own way, most often by wanting to dispense with the baggage of its franchise, but not finding an escape from the franchise only existing at all because of the baggage.
Full Review | Original Score: 2
October 24, 2018
Suffers from too many of the genre's cliches, ultimately proving to be nothing more than the same slasher retread we've seen since Carpenter's first film arrived in theaters 40 years ago.
Full Review | Original Score: C
October 27, 2018
It's all slickly executed by Green, but there's a lingering sense of familiarity that dulls the blade of Michael's knife.
October 23, 2018
Frustratingly average and feels like only a slightly better than normal addition to the franchise despite luring Jamie Lee Curtis back
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 19, 2018
While it's great to see a return to form for Michael Myers, Halloween relies too much on its nostalgic past and is brought down by the very thing that was meant to revitalize it.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
October 19, 2018
Jamie Lee Curtis shines in an otherwise rote sequel to a horror classic. While we were ultimately left holding a mixed bag, [Halloween's] ending reel was the movie we all signed up for.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
October 16, 2018
This felt ... like a fan film that managed to get everybody back that was in the original, but wasn't able to really recapture anything of what made it special to begin with.
Full Review | Original Score: 5.3/10
October 24, 2018
The characters weren't really likable, other than Jamie Lee Curtis.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
November 5, 2018
This just felt like a waste of my time...we need to figure out why we're still doing these reboots.
October 22, 2018
So predictable and formulaic, caught up in the stereotypical slasher movie genre, that it becomes just another Halloween sequel, not capturing any of the sensory prelude to terror that Carpenter so perfectly parlayed.
October 30, 2018
A project designed unappetizingly. [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
October 19, 2018
This Halloween wants to rewrite the canon and be the definitive sequel, but it is merely just another sequel.
October 19, 2018
The finale of the film is satisfying in the extreme, as primal and exacting as we wish the film entire would have been.
Full Review | Original Score: C
November 1, 2018
The filmmakers' investment seems less in the conflict between two opposing forces than in the power trip of Michael's position, in seeing other people as sport. But they don't know how to make it more complicated or tactile, or any more real than that...
September 9, 2018
For a project that has been riding high with anticipation from "Halloween" fans, this is no way to reward them.
November 2, 2018
There's a shortage of ideas in Halloween, but how could there not be? It's the 11th movie in the saga. [Full Review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 18, 2018
It is an interesting, even admirable choice to wipe clean everything that we knew from Halloween 2 to Halloween Resurrection, ignoring Rob Zombie's painful remakes...yet this new Halloween misses most of the opportunities that this approach offers.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
September 11, 2018
While it doesn't do much to elevate the genre, Halloween does tick each and every box, which should be more than enough to appease your run of the mill fanboy, but scare off anyone with half a brain.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
October 26, 2018
Tying so many loose ends deserved something more inventive. [Full Review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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