you don’t believe in the boogeyman?
my ratings are based on enjoyment.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
(i said on my first watch i couldn't put my thoughts into words. well, i've finally done that here.)
when i was 12 or 13, i'd search the internet for lists of the most disturbing movies ever made because i was interested in seeing how far my boundaries were in terms of horror movies. eventually, i forgot about these lists and they ended up being a distant memory. a few years later, as i started getting more into movies, i…
”I’m not strong enough and I’m tired of pretending that I am!”
Rob Zombie divided horror audiences in August 2007 when he released his re-imagining of 1978’s Halloween (which is my personal all-time favorite movie). Some people praised it and called it a terrifying masterpiece while others ripped it to shreds, calling Rob Zombie a hack. With the story neatly wrapping up at the end of the film, not even Rob Zombie had any intentions on a Halloween II, but…
honestly, the only things silent night has in common with the original is the title and the killer santa—and the “garbage day” line if you wanna count the sequel.
i haven’t seen this movie in about five years so it was a lot of fun watching this for what felt like the first time. it’s nasty, brutal, disgusting, mean—everything i could want in a christmas slasher. the kills are all memorable (like #THAT scene) and gory, and the killer santa is genuinely creepy. to be honest, this and the original are the only two in the franchise that i’d recommend.