Atom User Reviews for Halloween (1978)

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100

The unmasking reveal at the beginning of the movie is a great coup, and the film continues to be very scary, helped by Carpenter's own theme: a trebly plinking of piano notes and that buzzy synth in low register.

Metacritic review by Peter Bradshaw
Peter Bradshaw
The Guardian
88

You know those countless slasher flicks in which a psychotic maniac slices his way through horny teenagers, only to be thwarted by the virginal heroine in the end? Halloween is the fountainhead. Despite countless imitators, however, few have been able to match the level of craft and psychological depth on display here. Halloween is a landmark, and a legitimately enduring classic.

Josh Larsen
LarsenOnFilm
100

Regardless of how silly you think it all is, this will have you scared witless by the time the end credits roll; low budget horror hog heaven.

Metacritic review by Chris Hewitt (1)
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