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Plot: Mill Valley, Pennsylvania, Halloween night, 1968. After playing a joke on a school bully, Sarah and her friends decide to sneak into a supposedly haunted house that once belonged to the powerful Bellows family, unleashing dark forces that they will be unable to control.
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Most “Haunted House” attraction movies are horrible. “Haunt” is the rare exception. The directors also wrote “The Quiet Place” and Eli Roth was involved. Regardless, this is a slick Halloween thriller.
For a horror fan, this series is outstanding. And if yoi are not a horror fan, it is suggested strongly that you stop reading or watch and turn to something else.
Each episode, Eli Roth focuses on the most classic movies in a specific sub-genre while getting commentary from that movies director/writer/actor or a deep bench of horror/film aficionados such as Stephen King and Quentin Tarantino.
Be warned, If you are new to horror, or haven’t seen all the movies featured, it will spoil everything. It showcases the most famous and/or best scenes of each referenced movie.
For the rest of us horror peeps, its a great hour long recap / analysis of what should be our favorite films.
Where is my toe?!!!
**If you haven’t read the books, you’re better off not seeing it or you most likely won’t like it**
This movie is based off children’s books that were published in 1981, 1984 and 1991. Most of the audience this movie will garner will be from people who read these books when they were kids. Hardcore horror fans will PROBABLY not like it. You will not be scared except MAYBE with the jump scares.
I’m sure kids will love it, just be mindful of the age your kids are and how they handle horror. This isn’t like goosebumps. People who scare easily will like it too.
They did a wonderful job getting the “scary” characters to look exactly how they were illustrated. In the books none of the stories are connected. Here, a main story was created to connect them. It’s actually not that bad. It’s scarier and less cheesy than what passes as children’s horror but it’s not like what adults expect. An in-between horror film with some good, CREEPY and FUNNY moments. Nevertheless, I enjoyed it but sheer childhood nostalgia drove me to go see it.
Very Weak Horror Film for Younger Audiences
I was a bit skeptical about how the trailers for this looked, but I decided to see it anyway because Guillermo del Toro was producing (who I love.) I have not read the book on which it is based. Unfortunately, the film was a mess, and I’m honestly pretty surprised that Del Toro attached his name to this, even though he’s not directing this time.
The film tells the story of a group of teenagers who enter a haunted house on Halloween, and end up reading a book of scary stories that comes to life. Unfortunately, far too much of virtually all of the stories are revealed in the film’s trailers, which reduces the impact of them on the viewer. Additionally, most of them except the “Jangly Man” story at the end are too short to really have a real impact on the viewer. Unlike other Del Toro-credited efforts in the horror genre, like the Gothic horror film “Crimson Peak,” this movie overloads itself with loud and obnoxious jump-scares, which is one of the laziest tropes in modern horror movies. There’s no genuine suspense or dread building. The script is generally rather weak, and the characters are underdeveloped. The writers try some attempt at social commentary by making some parallels to some of Richard Nixon’s worst instincts (the story is set in 1968) to try to highlight similarities between Nixon and Trump. Unfortunately, however, this attempt at social commentary feels too forced, unlike in (for example) Jordan Peele’s films where the social commentary is both subtle-at-times yet strikingly genuine. I will give Del Toro credit for making visually interesting creatures/monsters in the stories, as we can always expect from him. But otherwise, this film ends up being a misfire. It’s also not clear who its target audience is, as it’s too scary for children but too childish for most teen and adult viewers. Not recommended. 4/10
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 48 min (108 min)
Genre Adventure, Horror, Mystery
Director André Øvredal
Writer Dan Hageman (screenplay by), Kevin Hageman (screenplay by), Guillermo del Toro (screen story by), Patrick Melton (screen story by), Marcus Dunstan (screen story by), Alvin Schwartz (based on the series by)
Actors Zoe Margaret Colletti, Michael Garza, Gabriel Rush, Austin Abrams
Country USA, Canada, Mexico
Awards 4 wins & 7 nominations.
Production Company Les Films Séville, CBS Films, Entertainment One, Double Dare You
Sound Mix Dolby Digital
Aspect Ratio 2.35 : 1
Camera Arri Alexa Mini, Zeiss Master Anamorphic Lenses, Arri Alexa SXT, Zeiss Master Anamorphic Lenses
Film Length N/A
Negative Format CFast 2.0 ARRIRAW (3.4K), Codex ARRIRAW (3.4K)
Cinematographic Process Digital Intermediate (2K) (master format), Master Scope (anamorphic) (source format)
Printed Film Format D-Cinema