Halloween (2007) The Verdict.

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Rob Zombie's HALLOWEEN was...

Poll closed Oct 2, 2007.
  1. Great

    12 vote(s)
    9.0%
  2. Good

    40 vote(s)
    30.1%
  3. Average

    29 vote(s)
    21.8%
  4. Below average

    17 vote(s)
    12.8%
  5. Awful

    35 vote(s)
    26.3%
  1. Ash28M

    Ash28M Active Member

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    Alright lets just have a vote to see where everyone stands on this. Are the poor reviews just a loud minority or the majority.

    IMO I think it's between good and great, so i'm going to round up:)
     
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  2. Mortis

    Mortis GARBAGE DAY!

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    Awful.
     
  3. JBPumpkin

    JBPumpkin New Member

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    Painful to sit through. Considered walking out.
     
  4. gunner

    gunner Cropsy Maniac

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    My wife and I went to this last night. It's scattered with badness throughout, especially the last quarter. But when it was good it was very good, and I loved all the cameos. By far the best Rob Zombie effort to date imo.
     
  5. DeathDealer

    DeathDealer I Inhale Horror

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    Below average
     
  6. Midnight Buddha

    Midnight Buddha Member

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    17thJuggalo Active Member

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    Below average. :(
     
  8. onebyone

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    The version that was released to the theater was good. The workprint was great- well save one awful "What the hell was Rob on?" scene that is.
     
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  9. maybrick

    maybrick Well-Known Member

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    Average, maybe a low average but not "below" average. When you forget the original it isn't any better or any worse than 95% of the mainstream horror movies produced today, and if it wasn't the severely shaky camerawork I would've even rated it as "good": a solid B. As is: C-.
     
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    I liked it, enjoyed the workprint more though. I think if this was just a straight slasher movie, not a "Halloween", people would love it.
     
  11. Mark Relford

    Mark Relford Chairman of the Bored

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    Below average. Enjoyed the first half with young Mikey. The second half was as limp as Larry Flynt's dick. I couldn't stop looking at my watch after he broke out of the asylum. I got to see the trailer for The Mist, so it wasn't a complete waste.
     
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    Spectacularly horrible
     
  13. Dusk

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    For the love of fucking JC, that was the worst horror movie I've ever seen.
     
  14. fceurich39

    fceurich39 Well-Known Member

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    i thought it was good hopefully when the dvd comes alot of the workprint footage will be inserted back in or in the deleted scenes

    the most disturbing thing i thought about the film was the language man everyone in that damn family and people cussed no wonder michael turned out the way he did
     
  15. bigdaddyhorse

    bigdaddyhorse Detroit Hi-on

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    Theater was O.K. so I voted good.
    Workprint was great.
     
  16. fceurich39

    fceurich39 Well-Known Member

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    where can you see the workprint?
     
  17. WesReviews

    WesReviews Active Member

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    There is no listing less than "awful", so I must vote "awful". But it's much worse.
     
  18. indiephantom

    indiephantom Horny Spirit

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    Yeah, I'm wondering the same thing. I knew a site that had really easy downloads but I've forgotten the name. Zappo or something weird like that. Someone please let us know...I've paid to see the film already, and I'm just curious.

    Anyway, I have to rate the film as good overall. Although, I think it's Zombie's worst film. The prequel half is the strongest and the film drops quite a bit in the remake half, and there is really no genuine tension. Too much info about Michael has diminished his mystique and the film is more grindhouse schlockly than atmospheric...making it VERY different from Carpenter's.

    I enjoyed most of the cameos; especially Ken Foree and william Forsythe. Loved seeing Sybil Danning but I was expecting a boob shot. Yeah, yeah, I know she's nearly as old as my mother...but that's still prime ass MILF, folks. :evil:

    I know I'm going to get slammed for this but Danielle Harris's titties are just too damn small. Bit of a letdown there, and Sheri Moon is still the hottest chick in a Zombie flick.

    Think the Dr. Loomis part could have been changed or dropped. It just doesn't work.

    Loved the music, especially cool to hear Rush. :banana:

    Where do I rank it in Halloween terms. Well, it's not as good as the first 4...but I think it's better than everything that came later...especially Resurrection which remains the all-time low.

    Oh, and I have a feeling this film will age well and be more revered as time goes by. This is certainly the most interesting horror remake of recent times, if not the most succesful. Will see it again in the theatre.
     
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    i agree with maybrick with the shakey camera work and the darkness it was hard to see what was happening
     
  20. bigwes15

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    I really wanted to love this and went in more than willing to give it a chnce, but I absolutely hated it. No tension or atmosphere, and the demystifying of Michael really didn't work for me at all. However, as somebody pointed out, if it wasn't a Halloween remake and just a seperate movie I very well may have liked it a lot more.
     

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