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  • Halloween Kills

    ★★★★

  • Trick 'r Treat

    ★★★★½

  • Halloween Kills

    ★★★★

  • Halloween

    ★★★

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  • Halloween Kills

    Halloween Kills

    ★★★★

    Yep…still think it’s pretty darn good.

  • Halloween Kills

    Halloween Kills

    ★★★★

    I had a blast with this entry. Considering we’re picking up moments after the last film’s finale, I expected the film to hit the gas pedal out the gate. Instead, DGG takes some time out for table setting, providing some new character motivations via the pretty impressive flashbacks/recreations, and allows the audience to reacclimate to the world he’s created (or recreated…whatever). But make no mistake, once we get the first big slaughter, the movie never stops.

    My biggest complaint with 2018…

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  • Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers

    Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers

    ★★★½

    So this was one of the first HALLOWEEN films I ever saw. I’d possibly seen one or two in parts on TV, but I caught this as a new release on VHS. For that, I’ve never hated it outright (I don’t actually hate any of the HALLOWEEN films). CURSE is clearly a tortured mess and while I prefer the Producer’s Cut for many reasons: a more clear narrative (as clear as we’ll ever get), the more classical score, stylish photography that…

  • All the Colors of Giallo

    All the Colors of Giallo

    ★★★

    I LOVE giallo cinema, so I feel like if anyone were to truly love this documentary, it would be me. While I enjoy it, it feels like more of a broad overview of several important names in the genre. There’s no revelatory analysis or hidden gems to mine. I believe I might prefer YELLOW FEVER a bit more (time for a rewatch I’d say). The ultimate giallo documentary has yet to be made. Maybe I need to get on that Kickstarter. 

    Also: Umberto Lenzi appears with what looks like spaghetti sauce stains around his lips.