Trick 'R Treat (2008)HD Closed Captioning
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About the Movie
It is said that Halloween is the night when the dead rise to walk among us and other unspeakable things roam free. The rituals of All Hallows Eve were devised to protect us from their evil mischief, and one small town is about to be taught a terrifying lesson that some traditions are best not forgotten. Nothing is what it seems when a suburban couple learns the dangers of blowing out a Jack-o-Lantern before midnight; four women cross paths with a costumed stalker at a local festival; a group of pranksters goes too far and discovers the horrifying truth buried in a local legend; and a cantankerous old hermit is visited by a strange trick-or-treater with a few bones to pick. Costumes and candy, ghouls and goblins, monsters and mayhem...the tricks and treats of Halloween turn deadly as strange creatures of every variety-human and otherwise-try to survive the scariest night of the year.
There are few movies about Hallowe'en, but none are better!
II love this movie. It's such a shame that Mike Dougherty (co-writer of X2) never saw this film on the big screen. His directorial debut has such charm and invention, and the anthology style really allows him to squeeze the most out of a modest running time. All the stories are good, all contain genuinely novel ideas, and all are either creepy or downright scary. This is the kind of movie to watch with a group of friends and you will be talking about the shared experience long after the credits roll.
Rent it then buy it -- and make a date to see this film every year on October 31st.
PS. that's my sister's birthday so naturally she's obsessed with Hallowe'en, and this movie made the PERFECT gift!
PSS. Mike Dougherty can be heard in full on a recent episode of the /Filmcast right here on iTunes; I urge you to go listen.
Always check your candy!
A collective vignette of campfire tales, interwoven into a cute, yet darned well creepy, horror yarn. Four separate horror tales whose characters and incidents are intercconnected, paying homage to the traditional horror tales of serial killers, vampires, zombies, whitches and ghouls. A great film to enjoy snippets of during Halloween parties! Howling fun!
BEST MOVIEE EVVAA. not too frightenin thoughh but still a great movie i recommend to all halloween loverss =P