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2.1
72 Ratings

Tales of Halloween

United States, 2015
Horror

Synopsis

Ten stories are woven together by their shared theme of Halloween night in an American suburb, where ghouls, imps, aliens and axe murderers appear for one night only to terrorize unsuspecting residents.

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Tales of Halloween Directed by Darren Lynn Bousman, Axelle Carolyn, Adam Gierasch & 8 others

What are people saying?

  • Nick Schwab's rating of the film Tales of Halloween

    The comedy is where this anthology most shines. Mendez's is a creative and funny play on conventions, while Bousman's-- a director that I often very dislike-- has a stellar humorful punch and concept. Schifrin's is cute. Marshall's, however, is the best and screams for a full feature. The rest of them-- mainly pure horror-- are certainly stylistic-- like Parker's amazing camera work-- but are shallow in wit.

  • msmichel's rating of the film Tales of Halloween

    Disappointing horror anthology that doesn't seem to have any single episode, of 10, stand out. There is no wow factor with the average entry not scaring any more than your average 'Tales From the Crypt' episode. Couple of gross outs here and there but certainly won't become annual horror watch like its intentions.

  • Renton47's rating of the film Tales of Halloween

    I like horror anthologies, it's not a genre which entirely works to be condensed into shorter bursts, but when a film successfully coalesces ideas with image it's especially satisfying. This is a particularly colourful anthology, packed with style, humor and talent. Of course I'd rather sacrifice a few weaker shorts and expand on the smarter ones, but that's the nature of the beast.

  • Kelvin Thompson's rating of the film Tales of Halloween

    Like other reviewers here, I think this film is BETTER when it's aiming to be funny than when it's aiming to be scary. But it's unimpressive on the whole. Some of the shorts are just plain awful, like the 'demon wife' short. The pumpkin story that closes the movie is just plain banal. If you're looking for some campy, blood-soaked fun, this movie isn't an awful way to spend an hour. As a horror flick, however...

  • Palmat's rating of the film Tales of Halloween

    Decent horror anthology that keeps the gore and laughs coming hard and fast. It´s a shame it did not offer up much in terms of scares but you can´t get everything I guess. Some of the segments were better than others and ten segments felt a bit too much. The movie would have benefitted from omitting some segements and expanding others. Still, it was a pretty good watch so I´m giving this 2,5 out of 5.

  • dave gunn's rating of the film Tales of Halloween

    This was really fun, honestly. Perfect blend of slapstick cheesiness with practical gore horror, and manages to avoid taking itself too seriously without being completely lazy.

  • CarlosEsquives's rating of the film Tales of Halloween

    Queda confirmado que usualmente no le va bien a las películas de terror en donde los protagonistas son niños, especialmente aquellas que deciden inclinarse a una especie de humor macabro. Sería forzar la memoria el recordar por lo menos la mitad de los cuentos, sin embargo queda mencionar que uno de ellos me sustrajo la curiosidad. Sobre una mujer que escuchó un cuento. Una mezcla de Ichabod y Orfeo.

  • Tiago Inácio's rating of the film Tales of Halloween

    an anthology film is difficult to rate and review on a whole. very well directed and there are some very interesting segments. some fun and gory, some creepiness,it has the Halloween spirit. the thing is, compared to other anthology horror and Halloween anthology, it owes a lot to the exquisite Trick r Treat. not a bad film, but there's not one amazing segment to be found here. it's quite OK, but expected more.

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