Review: ‘Halloween Ends’ on a Down Note, Undermining the David Gordon Green Trilogy

The legacy of the Halloween franchises cannot be understated. After John Carpenter's original film debuted in 1978, it created a rush to the horror genre unlike any film before it. While influence from Black Christmas and Psycho was noticeable, the unique visuals and subject matter opened the door for slashers to break through into the … Continue reading Review: ‘Halloween Ends’ on a Down Note, Undermining the David Gordon Green Trilogy

31 Horror Days of Halloween: Rob Zombie’s 2007 ‘Halloween’ Stumbles as a Frustrating Reboot

The Rob Zombie aesthetic can be grating for some viewers. While his House of 1000 Corpses franchise remains a highlight, there are genuine peaks and valleys in his career. At the height of his power, Zombie sought to revive Halloween from its hiatus. In many ways, horror fans should be thankful to Zombie. The brutal … Continue reading 31 Horror Days of Halloween: Rob Zombie’s 2007 ‘Halloween’ Stumbles as a Frustrating Reboot

Halloween Horror Nights 31: Halloween – Michael Myers Returns to Haddonfield (Again)

It's time for our Halloween Horror Nights Previews! A few years ago, we ran this series at We Bought a Blog and had a great time doing so. So, like Mr. Michael Myers, we're bringing it back! First, let's check out the film that shares its name with our holiday, Halloween (1978). There was a … Continue reading Halloween Horror Nights 31: Halloween – Michael Myers Returns to Haddonfield (Again)

Review: ‘Halloween’ Crackles To Life With An Electric Jamie Lee Curtis

Relaunching a horror franchise is never easy. When the franchise stems from one of the greatest films in the history of a genre? Even tougher. Making a sequel to Halloween (1978) remains a tall order even forty years after its release. The Shadow looms large, both figuratively and literally, but the recent Blumhouse feature takes that challenge … Continue reading Review: ‘Halloween’ Crackles To Life With An Electric Jamie Lee Curtis