reboot

The new Halloween was never going to live up to the legacy of its predecessor. But it does evoke the original and take into consideration how audiences have changed since then, which is a minor miracle, I suppose, and it is light years better than the nine films in between.

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Alvarez adopts the film language of Raimi’s films, adds more to the bag of tricks, and keeps the sardonic attitude without necessarily being slapstick.

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It’s hard to argue with the enormous amount of enthusiastic earnestness on display in The Muppets, the new reboot of a movie franchise that hasn’t been vital since 1984.

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I’m not sure that we needed remake of “Fright Night,” a “boy who cried vampire” horror flick that balanced both drama and comedy back in 1985, but in today’s mainstream horror market, a remake is about the only thing that will guarantee your film will be at least a mild hit. This new version, directed […]

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