Trick Reviews

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November 14, 2019
It may be a terrible slasher, but at least the third act is unintentionally hilarious.
November 13, 2019
Inferior seasonal splatter film.
November 6, 2019
leave[s] us, much like the characters in the film who attend the all-night horror-thon, worrying about just who might be sitting around us in the theatre - because, as Jayne puts it, "any one of your costumed moviegoers could be your killer".
November 6, 2019
This is a film that feels like it was made a couple of drafts of the script too early. Trick entertains the viewer, at least during its opening act, but fails to engage them overall.
October 31, 2019
It's like someone wrung all the satire out of the Scream franchise and replaced it with cheap edgelord viciousness.
October 30, 2019
The film is a bit all over the place at times, but it's also quite charming.
October 29, 2019
[The film has] blood in abundance, and a social message too. Mostly blood, though, along with a quick, solid pace to the narrative, with effective performances to boot.
Top Critic
October 21, 2019
A it's a cheesy, actionable rip-off of the John Carpenter Halloween franchise with plenty of blood and jack o'lanterns, but without a shred of originality.
October 19, 2019
Trick is all treats from start to finish.
October 19, 2019
Lives up to its title: it's no treat.
October 18, 2019
Hardcore gorehounds will be disappointed by the lukewarm scares. Fans of throwback films will groan at the lack of tongue-in-cheek references.
October 18, 2019
One whopper of a plot-twist briefly gives "Trick" an original hook. But by the end of the picture it's clear the filmmakers aren't really interested in exploring any of the potentially interesting sociopolitical implications of their big surprise.
October 18, 2019
The things that Trick gets right, it gets very right. The kills and the element of surprise keep it a quickly moving fright fest.
October 18, 2019
Sure, I was never bored, but this movie makes zero sense.
October 18, 2019
The pic might have proved mindless fun if it had least displayed a sense of humor, but everything is played with deadly seriousness.
October 18, 2019
Trick isn't much of a Halloween treat, and like a sour apple stuffed with razor blades washing the bad taste of this one out of my mouth is going to be difficult to do.
October 18, 2019
..the shoddy plot, paper thin characters, and poor pacing sinks what could have been a solid slasher.
October 17, 2019
Those searching for Halloween viewing treats won't find it here. At every level, from technical to story, Trick is a joyless affair.
October 16, 2019
This film would feel desperate to be socially relevant if it were not so incredibly lazy in just every conceivable way.
October 16, 2019
Trick lives Halloween, breathes Halloween, and so desperately - detrimentally - wants to be another Halloween marathon mainstay.
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