Review: “Halloween Kills”

If 2018’s “Halloween”— the first installment in a new trilogy that continues the events of the classic 1978 slasher— was about Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) and her family facing the pain of the past, its sequel, “Halloween Kills,” is about how weaponizing that pain can turn us as evil as the entity we are […]

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Spooktober: “The Bat” (1959)

“The Bat” does not contain any of the cheesiness normally associated with horror films of its era. Despite being a low budget thriller, “The Bat” is a taut, suspenseful film that will keep you guessing from start to finish. Based on a 1920 Broadway play of the same name, “The Bat” was put on film […]

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Review: “Halloween” (2018)

3 out of 5 stars. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the release of John Carpenter’s “Halloween,” the slasher movie that reinvented the horror genre and made Michael Myers one of the scariest villains in film history.  It has also spawned a whopping seven sequels (not including a remake and a sequel to the […]

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