Shout! has refurbished this camp dud with a beautiful and informative new home-video release that should be catnip to the Fangoria-reading nerd.
Even the inimitable Tony Todd doesn’t escape unscathed in this dubious reimagining of George A. Romero’s original horror masterpiece.
Rob Zombie’s gut understanding of what makes ‘70s horror so great is unfortunately glimpsed in only short, sporadic bursts in Halloween.
It doesn’t so much play out as a sequel to House of 1000 Corpses but as a recapitulation.
May be worth a look solely for the sadistic interactive menus, where Sid Haig will test your powers of resistance.
Rob Zombie’s House of 1000 Corpses has nostalgia on its side but not much else.