There are a fair few reviews on here from people who find this first Friday the 13th film boring. I understand where they're coming from but for me this is a movie I just like to chill with. Like even though murders are happening, I would still like to go to Camp Crystal Lake. The now iconic setting creates a unique atmosphere where everything in the film feels real and lived in. The Friday the 13th franchise isn't my favourite…
Truly hilarious. I wanted to switch it off the first 20 minutes but it got easier to watch after that, though no less wacky. My favourite characters were: Dolly Parton as an unconvincing homeless person turned rhinestone-covered angel; and Violet the 10 year old bartender.
Film #15 in my 2016 Hoop-tober (3.0) list
Halloween is a suspenseful masterpiece and I could watch it every day and never tire of it.
The score is famous for a reason - it is often said that the music can make or break a movie, and this is most definitely an example of the former. The first time I saw Halloween I already felt the suspense begin to build in the opening credits due to that genius score.
Dream Warriors is a flawed film but such pure inventive fun that I and most Nightmare franchise fans consider it one of the best of the series, many fans even giving it first place in their franchise rankings.
I have seen here on Letterboxd and elsewhere that this movie strikes a chord with a lot of people, especially those who have experiences of trauma and mental illness. Behold my disjointed rambling thoughts…