40

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Director Rick Rosenthal ("Halloween II") seems to have forgotten everything he ever knew about generating suspense, relying on cliched shadows and grainy, handheld images supposedly shot by the increasingly terrified students.
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38

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
If you only want a sequence of slashings, impalements and head-squishings, you'll get your money's worth. But if you like a little movie with your mayhem, you're out of luck.
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38

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

It's all very pat and, ultimately, annoying.
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38

Chicago Tribune

By Loren King
Like its parade of predecessors, this Halloween is a gory slash-fest. It can't escape its past, and it doesn't want to.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
Cheesy.
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25

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
There's no evidence of craftsmanship or energy. Everything, from the plot to the execution, is plodding and obligatory.
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20

Film Threat

After almost twenty five years, the Halloween series has been reduced to a false alarm. ...the characters are so devoid of human feeling they accomplish the task of making us not wish they were dead, but just gone.
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0

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
It's so devoid of joy and energy it makes even "Jason X" - a recent attempt to prolong the rival "Friday the 13th" slasher franchise - look positively Shakesperean by comparison.
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0

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
Forget this dreck: Where's that Michael vs. Jason grudge match we've been hearing about for the last decade?
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0

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Halloween: Resurrection comes closer to comatainment.
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19 out of 100
Generally unfavorable reviews
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