Every issue the original had has been solved in this sequel and everything that was to like in the first is here too.
This movie starts out with the same gimmick as Halloween Resurrection but quickly leaves it behind.
The characters are far more likable, the plot develops much better, and there is a significant increase in gore. It wears its inspirations on its sleeves but it has so many inspirations that they all blend making something very…
𝙔𝙚𝙥. 𝙄 𝙜𝙖𝙫𝙚 𝙩𝙝𝙞𝙨 𝙛𝙞𝙫𝙚 𝙛𝙪𝙘𝙠𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙨𝙩𝙖𝙧𝙨.
I wouldn't go as far as to put this film on the same level as Rob Zombie's Halloween II. Halloween II is a misunderstood modern masterpiece. Freddy vs. Jason is a film that caters to all my personal horror needs. One is a critically disliked masterpiece and one is a critically disliked movie that I fucking love.
Anyway, why did I give this seemingly stupid cash grab five stars?
Reason 1: It definitely…
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First of all, some of the legitimate upsides to this: The editing and overall production quality has greatly improved. The sound is great, it isn't color-graded to hell, the cinematography is dynamic and interesting, and the score is finally coming into its own when its actually used correctly.
On the other hand, the acting and writing is just as gloriously awful as ever. Kristen Stewart especially stands out as a terrible performer displaying…
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Bela Lugosi delivers an all time great performance as Dracula. Every single shot of Lugosi's deathly stares could be included in a list of the greatest shots of film history. His icy facial expressions are very creepy and memorable, especially paired with the shadowy cinematography.
On the other hand, Edward Van Sloan's Dr. Van Helsing is a phenomenal character as well. His consistent calmness, complexion and line delivery is extremely believable as a character. He has…