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New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Halloween II, writer-director Rob Zombie's completely unsettling but incompletely satisfying continuation of his 2007 reboot, offers up a...
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60

Time Out New York

By Keith Uhlich
Laurie’s story holds interest thanks to Taylor-Compton’s intense, nontrivializing dedication to the role, especially when the character’s...
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60

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Zombie walks the walk, you can't deny it. And he's found the medium where he can let his freak flag fly highest. Now, he can proudly put...
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58

Entertainment Weekly

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What Halloween II does have, though, is Zombie's claustrophobic visual style; he half-drowns his actors in shadow, then tracks them through...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Perhaps reflecting the filmmaker's other career as a recording artist, many of the film's scares come as much from the ultra-vivid...
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50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Jay Scott
When it's good, it's because it's imitating its predecessor (but it suffers from tired spilled blood) and when it's bad, it's because it's...
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50

Boston Globe

With his new sequel, Zombie spends less time paying tribute and more time getting inventive, with mixed results.
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50

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
With Halloween II, it was all about graphic, grisly murders and a high body count - lessons learned at the box office. And that disparity,...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
The movie lacks the strong vision and memorable carnage of Zombie's masterpiece, "The Devil's Rejects."
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30

TV Guide

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A totally unnecessary and extremely poor sequel to the original "Halloween". Although Dean Cundey's photography goes a long way toward...
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Halloween II (1981) review

By Therumrunner5
Cable...