Oct 19, 2018
H20 is far more character-driven than any of its predecessors.
Aug 16, 2007
While Carpenter's film was all about economy and a skilful use of empty space, Miner's busy compositions have a cluttered feel that is echoed by superfluous orchestral music.
Nov 15, 2002
I'm currently stuck watching the revival of a movie form that appalled me the first time around, then disappeared from view after a torrent of thoughtless re-workings that resembled bloody tape loops.
Apr 12, 2002
...Steve Miner is no Carpenter.
Feb 21, 2001
Halloween: H20 is as stylish and scary as it is ultra-violent. It brings back a stunning Jamie Lee Curtis in the role that made her a star and it's a work of superior craftsmanship in all aspects.
Jan 1, 2000
...the throwaway jokes are few and far between, and after a pre-title sequence reintroduces Michael and shows just how far up suspense and thrills can be ratcheted, Halloween H20 declines into the routine.
Jan 1, 2000
...the film is as predictable as all the other slasher flicks that followed Halloween.
Jan 1, 2000
Taken as a sequel to Halloween, this is just above average; taken as a sequel to Halloween Two, which is where most of its backstory comes from, it looks terrific.
Jan 1, 2000
The scary slasher-movie genre has been ratcheted up several notches with the release today of Halloween: H20.
Jan 1, 2000
It's a fitting enough capstone for one of horror cinema's more memorable series, I suppose, but when it ended I wanted, more than anything else, to go peruse the original.
Jan 1, 2000
I imagined Miss Leigh telling her friends, 'They wanted me to do a cameo in the remake of Psycho, but I said, hell, I'd do Halloween: H20 before I'd lower myself to that.'
Jan 1, 2000
Now that they have produced something vaguely enjoyable, hopefully the film makers will let the series rest in peace.