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. Zombie Dude

    Zombie Dude Well-Known Member

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    I agree about expectations. I know I've been disappointed in films because of what I've gone in expecting. I often re-watch them if that's the case because I know I wasn't judging them fairly. I disliked Hatchet when I first saw it because I wasn't expecting a horror comedy, now it's one of my favorite films!

    Also, just because you know a film is going to be shit doesn't mean it should be exempt from the shittest movies ever made category.
     
  2. Mikey Horror

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    Oh I agree, there's just too many incompetent and utterly abhorrent movies in existence for any one to be the worst film ever made. It's all subjective. And ZD, love your YouTube videos man, you've got an amazing collection going.
     
  3. Zombie Dude

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    One just has to facepalm and some of the films that get made.

    Thanks Mikey! I've been slack lately and haven't made anything new but I definitely have some more stuff to show.
     
  4. Dobby

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    You got stds ewwwwwwwwwwwwwwww so many kuddies you have. :nervous:
     
  5. Zombie Dude

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    :rolleyes: I have no idea what you're on about half the time Dobby.
     
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    I do believe Americans call it flitrting. :D
     
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    :eek:
     
  8. Dobby

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    Oh and Halloween 2 is one of the worst movies ever made! :D
     
  9. Bobbywoodhogan

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    Well that's cause you don't hate it like I do. It pisses me off toon end so that's why I consider it one of the worst films of all time. Add to that the films boring, done in a style I hate, is poorly scripted and has the stupidest looking Myers ever and there you have it.
     
  10. Bobbywoodhogan

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    My expectations were low for H2 and I still hated it. I just think
    Zombie's a poor film maker, he just likes to shock. He has no idea how to build suspense which is what ruined his first film in many ways. I just wish he'd left thus one alone after his first one and let someone else continue the story on.
     
  11. spawningblue

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    I was too generous when I first viewed this film as I remember coming out of the theatre thinking it was okay. Now it is really hard to get through, as is the sequel. Zombie's problem isn't his Directing, he can actually create some pretty tense grisly scenes, and he knows full well how to stage/ frame a shot. He does a great job picking out his cinematographers as well. If there's one thing he excels at is creating some great scenes/ images. His problem is his terribly awful writing! All of his characters are so offensive and unlikeable that spout out some of the most repulsive unintelligent dialog ever put to paper. I'm sure there are many SOV films with bad dialog, but Zombie's scripts aren't just bad, they are insulting. At least he showed some promise in that regard with Lords of Salem, even if I didn't think the movie was very good.

    I would definitely movie my vote from the Average or Good category to the Awful, same with the sequel. That scene at the breakfast table alone movies this film to the shit category. Don't even get me started on the sequel. I never thought it would be possible for some one to make me hate Loomis and Laurie's character, but Zombie proved me wrong there. I always use to state that if it wasn't a Halloween film and just some random slasher film I could probably enjoy it more, but I don't even know if that's true, because it still has the most annoying unlikeable characters and awful dialog. A few well staged kill scenes don't make a movie.
     
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  12. ImmortalSlasher

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    Movie is crap. Truly surprising in how bad it is. Lucky for me I barely remember it.
     
  13. maybrick

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    Zombie wouldn't be half as bad of a director if he devoted all of his time to actually directing. But no, he has to write everything as well. It takes a very special person to be able to do both of those things, but Rob just doesn't have what it takes. It's important to know one's limitations, and if he quits now after Lords of Salem then maybe he's finally learned.
     
  14. Bobbywoodhogan

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    Wonderful post
     

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