Trick ‘R Treat (2007)

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What is it?

The 2007 American anthology horror comedy movie Trick ‘R Treat by Michael Dougherty.

What is it about?

This is how Rotten Tomatoes describes this movie:

Prolific director Bryan Singer takes a turn towards horror as the producer of this Halloween shocker directed by X2 and Superman Returns screenwriter Mike Dougherty.

With four interwoven tales concerning a high-school principal who moonlights as a vicious serial killer, a college-age virgin who’s saving herself for that special someone, a woman whose hatred of Halloween is only exceeded by her husband’s love of the mischievous holiday, and a callous group of teens who carry out an unforgivably cruel prank, this fall frightener mixes Tarantino-style storytelling with the kind of chills that can only occur on the darkest day of the year.

Brian Cox, Anna Paquin, Dylan Baker, and Leslie Bibb all star in a Halloween treat that’s sure to deliver a few nasty tricks.

~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

Final Thoughts

This was my first time watching this movie, my brother GC had seen it before and had mentioned it to me before, and recently Chris Stuckmann and his wife made a video about it so my brother GC suggested that we watch it so we did.

This movie surprised me because it held up well and looks like it could have been made today, it is well-directed, it actually manages to play around with time in a way that works, there are some twists, and it is one of the best Halloween movies that I have seen.

The end,

-John Jr


An American Werewolf In London

What Is It?

The 1981 horror comedy film An American Werewolf In London that directed by the director John Landis and stars David NaughtonJenny Agutter and Griffin Dunne.

An American Werewolf In London – Trailer

What Is It About?

This is how Amazon describes this movie:

It’s a rainy night on the Welsh moors.

Two American students on a walking tour of Europe trudge on to the next town, when suddenly the air is pierced by an unearthly howl…

Three weeks later, one is dead, the other is in the hospital and the nightmare begins for An American Werewolf in London.

David Naughton, Griffin Dunne and Jenny Agutter star in this contemporary story of the macabre which takes you from the Welsh moors to Picadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square and the grounds of Windsor Castle.

It is written and directed by John Landis, the man who brought you National Lampoon’s Animal House, The Blues Brothers, Trading Places, Innocent Blood and Coming to America.

To add to the chill, there is art direction by Academy Award winner Les Dilley of Star Wars and Alien fame and special makeup effects by six-time Academy Award winner Rick Baker, whose work includes Star Wars, The Nutty Professor, Tim Burton’s Planet of the Apes, Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Men in Black.