JamesM has written 2 reviews for films rated ★½ .

  • Halloween Kills

    Halloween Kills


    This film continues the Halloween franchise's proud tradition of following up a decent reboot with a mess that ruins all of the goodwill that the reboot garnered. Also, "evil dies tonight" is said at least 21 times. I counted.

  • Prom Night

    Prom Night


    Prom Night is a post-Halloween, pre-Friday the 13th slasher that attempts to build some genuine suspense, but it ultimately fails. There is one effectively edited, creepy telephone call scene near the beginning of the film, some of the shots in the high school nicely utilize angles to create a bit of an ominous feeling, Jamie Lee Curtis delivers a solid performance, and some of the disco music is catchy, but other than that, the film is fairly boring.

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