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Halloween Reviews

September 18, 2018
A new coat of paint, even on a storied house of horrors such as "Halloween," can do wonders.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 11, 2018
The result is almost the Platonic ideal of a slasher-reboot -- it's fierce, it's lean, it's mean, and it has at least three first-pumping "Hell, yeah!" moments.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
September 10, 2018
It's just not scary. And that's one thing you could never say about the original.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
September 10, 2018
That's a great reason to remake it: Everyone's waving around a gun these days, and the idea that the survivor of the so-called "Babysitter Murders" is, 40 years later, a militia-worthy nut with murderous instincts of her own has a sad symmetry to it.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
September 10, 2018
Just another pale imitation, another bad Halloween sequel watering down the fear factor of the original.
Full Review | Original Score: C
September 9, 2018
The movie mostly works because it's so fundamental, and funny too: Michael still never speaks; his mask and his slow, deadly, deliberate walk say everything they need to.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
September 9, 2018
For all of the deep and fascinating semiotic analysis of this film, it's also just a great Halloween movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 9, 2018
The movie would be a harmless, discardable remix of standard horror notes if not for Curtis, who charges through the movie as if she never stopped running four decades back.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
September 9, 2018
Carpenter should be pleased, and so should genre buffs - for once, this is a pic their less geeky girl/boyfriends should enjoy.
September 9, 2018
Green has pulled off what he set out to do, tying up the mythology that Carpenter and company established, while delivering plenty of fresh suspense - and grisly-creative kills - for younger audiences...