The “Halloween 6: Producer’s Cut” is still an imperfect movie, though moderately less so than its much-maligned “Theatrical Cut” counterpart.
Although aesthetically appealing as a film, “The Curse of Sleeping Beauty” undercuts itself as a feature by trying to pull double duty as a TV pilot.
Its slight charms bolstered by the benefit of fresh eyes in retrospect, the theatrical cut of “Halloween 6” is more than the meager movie many remember.
“Halloween 5” visually mimics many of the memorable setups from John Carpenter’s original, but it is missing the same soul of stylistic suspense.
Having zero personality as either a clever chiller or self-aware parody, “Most Likely to Die” is simply an uninventive movie 20-30 years behind its time.
Revisiting these misfit characters and their weird world carries a magnetic appeal that can be difficult to articulate to anyone outside its influence, no matter if the movie is mediocre.
“The Offering” has no room remaining on its recycled template of tame terror to include an original stamp of its own.
“Phantasm” may be the only series where nonlinear narratives are specifically part of the structure and continuity is as expendable as a Red Shirt on the Enterprise.
The hitch to “House of Darkness” is recognizing that it is a movie made to slot in between “Seduced by My Sister’s Husband” and “I Swiped Right on a Stalker.”
Can the movie be considered any “good?” Depends on your definition of the word “good.” Maybe it also depends on your definition of the word “be.” Or “the.”
“Scherzo Diabolico” is so fearless about melding two moods that otherwise shouldn’t work together, it creates a uniquely appealing viewing experience not soon to be forgotten.
... a wicked, wild, even whimsical take on holiday traditions that is as much of a fable about family values as it is an energetic and eerie terror tale.
It’s the right way for Zack Ward to cut his teeth as a neophyte in genre entertainment generation. “Restoration” just isn’t the most thrilling thriller that this genre has ever seen.
“Bite” takes the fear of where that weird bump on your arm came from and amplifies it to an extreme certain to have you brushing a bit harder next time you feel a phantom tug on your skin.
“The Phoenix Incident” blends fact and fake in such a skillfully slick way that some viewers may walk away wondering if the fictional characters are dramatizations of actual people.