News Reviews from #TIFF World Premiere of ‘Halloween’ Call it the Best Since Carpenter’s Original Published 1 month ago on September 9, 2018 By Nick Bond Share Tweet David Gordon Green’s Halloween received rave reviews and impressed everyone when it world premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival last night. Before we begin, you won’t find any spoilers here at Dark Universe. The following mini reviews are genuine non-spoilers from viewers via Twitter posts. We’ll start with Blumhouse’s Ryan Turek, who was left feeling emotional after such a stunning response form the fans. Shaking. The response to this screening nearly brought me to tears. So happy… — Ryan Turek (@_RyanTurek) September 9, 2018 So #Halloween is a whole hell of a lot of fun. It has a number of dynamite old school slasher sequences that make Michael a FORCE again, and Laurie Strode has never been better. Fans will love it. #TIFF — David Crow (@DCrowsNest) September 9, 2018 Just saw #Halloween at the #MidnightMadness screening. It was INCREDIBLE! Not sure how fans are going to survive, not only due to the tension, but it also has the most crowd pleasing moments in the franchise. I literally cheered from my seat. #TIFF @jamieleecurtis @missjudygreer pic.twitter.com/fcNkyuOjJH — Lauren Bradshaw (@flickchickdc) September 9, 2018 Halloween was fucking fantastic! Gory, entertaining, scary and hilarious! Everyone brought their A game. Ya’ll ain’t ready. #HalloweenMovie #TIFF #TIFF18 — Adddaaaammmm (@Adamnfilms) September 9, 2018 Jamie Lee Curtis returns as Laurie Strode and satisfyingly faces off against Michael Meyers 40 years later in David Gordon Green’s Halloween— in the style of John Carpenter and with his rocking score.#TIFF pic.twitter.com/MURzwjEgGG — Anne Thompson (@akstanwyck) September 9, 2018 We Just Got Done Watching “Halloween” 2018 At @TIFF_NET And Guys OMG!! Your not ready, the kills are more gruesome, it definitely lives up to the original, Jamie Lee Curtis does absolutely OUTSTANDING In this film! We’re gonna give it at 9.5/10🎃 #HalloweenMovie #MichaelMyers — PhenomenalFilms📷 (@phenomenalfilms) September 9, 2018 Oh my God, the new #Halloween is SO FREAKING GREAT! I loved it! Can’t wait for you all to read my review later Sunday! #TIFF18 pic.twitter.com/QpJMqnfUNw — Jim Vejvoda @ TIFF (@JimVejvoda) September 9, 2018 HALLOWEEN is a total blast and is going to make a killing at the box office. Blumhouse does it again. Jamie Lee Curtis is still kicking ass and taking names. I can see fans watching this over and over again. The best Halloween since the original. #HalloweenMovie #TIFF18 pic.twitter.com/TSbtXr5Nuy — Scott Menzel @ TIFF (@TheOtherScottM) September 9, 2018 HALLOWEEN: David Gordon Green delivers the fresh, funny, frightening Halloween movie fans have been waiting forever for. Great callbacks to the original, a killer Carpenter score, a ferocious Jamie Lee performance. Halloween rocks. #TIFF — Adam Graham (@grahamorama) September 9, 2018 Movie #9: HALLOWEEN. Fear not, @HalloweenMovie delivers. Some great kills that had me cheering. And lots of great references (& a cameo!) that harken back to the original. Great score by Carpenter and his son, Cody. I want to be as badass as the Strode women, someday. #TIFF18 🎃 — Michelle @ TIFF (@michelledeidre) September 9, 2018 For those waitin on word from the #TIFF screening of HALLOWEEN 🎃 lemme set your mind at ease. David Gordon Green brought the goods! Plenty to ❤️4 fans of the franchise & genre, JLC brought her A game per usual, Carpenter’s score was 🔥 , but Jibrail Nantambu stole the show! — Jacqueline @ #TIFF18 (@THATJacqueline) September 9, 2018 I was always gonna be an easy lay with #HalloweenMovie but they really nailed it. Some will have quibbles — it’s maybe *too* funny, and one little twist might have been too much — but scary AF plus Force Awakens levels of fan service = very good times. #tiff18 — Joel Meares (@joelmeares) September 9, 2018 DGG directs the hell out of the new HALLOWEEN. There are some chilling shots, esp. during a motion sensor scene. I had nitpicks, like some goofy humor & the off-camera kills, but the gory ones really make up for everything we don’t see. Jibrail Nantambu is a fun scene-stealer. 🎃 — Jeff Sneider (@TheInSneider) September 9, 2018 #Halloween is vicious! Loved the continuation of Laurie’s story but the pure evil of Michael’s drive to kill and the randomness of it is there and it’s strong. Beautifully shot, score is on point, some great humor and loaded with gore. It’s the complete package. — Perri Nemiroff (@PNemiroff) September 9, 2018 YES YES YES! David Gordon Green delivers the best #Halloween sequel to date with real visceral thrills, great comedy, brutal violence clever nods to the original and a terrific exercise in restraint. Very much channeling Carpenter who’s score is his best work to date. #TIFF18 pic.twitter.com/yZ7PdbQUwF — TIFF Schiller 2K18 (@griffschiller) September 9, 2018 #Halloween is a worthy and true sequel to the 1978 original. So many bad ass moments from the amazing @jamieleecurtis and so many great and gasp-worthy kills. So glad we were apart of the audience at the world premiere. #TIFF #TIFF2018 #MidnightMadness @mmadnesstiff — AC (@jumbatronic) September 9, 2018 HALLOWEEN 2018: holy fucking shit, what an ending. women take back your trauma and watch the men that cause it burn to the ground. carpenter’s score is sensational pic.twitter.com/jWXae5dAty — andres @ TIFF (@andreshjimenezz) September 9, 2018 Synopsis: “Laurie Strode comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.” The film stars Jamie Lee Curtis, who returns as Laurie Strode, Nick Castle, who reprises his role as Michael Myers, stuntman and actor James Jude Courtney will also don the mask, Judy Greer plays Karen, the daughter of Laurie, Andi Matichak plays Allyson, the daughter of Greer and the granddaughter of Laurie Strode, Virginia “Ginny“ Gardner plays Vicky, Miles Robbins plays Dave, Dylan Arnold plays Cameron, and Drew Scheid plays Oscar. John Carpenter executive produced the film with Malek Akkad for Trancas and horror specialist Jason Blum of Blumhouse. Gordon Green and Danny McBride also executive produced under their Rough House Pictures banner. Special FX specialist Christopher Nelson created the new Michael Myers mask. Halloween hits theaters on October 19th, 2018. Related Topics: Up Next Jennifer Phillips’ Horror Fantasy ‘Blood Child’ Lands on VOD This September Don't Miss Watch “The Purge” Episode One Right Now via USA Network for Free Continue Reading Advertisement You may like Click to comment Facebook Advertisement Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0T8C3JIJLA&t=22s Twitter Follow @DUHDNews Advertisement Latest Popular Videos Blu-Ray & DVD2 days ago ‘Urban Legend’ and ‘Urban Legends: Final Cut’ Slash onto Blu-Ray via Scream Factory News3 days ago Michael Myers Searches for Dana in New ‘Halloween’ Clip Blu-Ray & DVD4 days ago Colin Eggleston’s Australian Horror ‘Long Weekend’ Getting Special Edition (UK) Blu-Ray News4 days ago Freddy Krueger Fan Documentary “FredHeads” Gets an Official Trailer News4 days ago M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘GLASS’ Gets an Impactful Second Trailer News4 weeks ago Eerie New Cinemex Trailer and Featurette for ‘Halloween’ Show That the Boogeyman is Real Music4 weeks ago Listen to John Carpenter’s Stunning First Track “The Shape Returns” for New ‘Halloween’ News2 weeks ago ‘Halloween’ Writer Danny McBride Has Ideas for Potential Sequel News1 week ago Rob Zombie Shares New Photo of Sid Haig as Captain Spaulding in ‘Three From Hell’ Blu-Ray & DVD3 weeks ago Tom Savini’s 1990 ‘Night of the Living Dead’ Remake is Available Again on U.S. Blu-Ray Advertisement Trending Horror Lists3 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News1 year ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News1 year ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! Blu-Ray & DVD1 year ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News1 year ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon News1 year ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News1 year ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News1 year ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!