I was pretty into it until things started making sense
I'm a fan. I love the minimalism, the languid pace, the long takes, the pop psychology and 70's sex comedy holdover characters, the doomsayer, the iconic sound track etc, etc, etc...
I'd love have seen this at a time when the gore was actually shocking... as now it only plays as brief segues.
Comparing this to Halloween is completely unfair. John Carpenter was attempting to make a film, Sean Cunningham is attempting to make money.
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