Halloween Ends is appalling, in every way you might expect, but also in so many ways that you wouldn’t have seen coming in a million years. I am at a loss to explain the chain of decisions that could lead to this outcome.
If you’re open to Everything Everywhere All at Once, to its embrace of optimism, you’re in for universes of enjoyment.
It’s one thing to be silly. It’s another to be dumb.
Knives Out has a smart script, a brilliant cast, and a humor as sharp as its title suggest. It is not the whodunit you expect; it is better.
Halloween is the perfect Halloween movie: a straight up genre film, unabashedly so, an 80s-style slasher film that knows exactly what we want out of it and is happy to oblige.