Movie Review: Trick or Treats (1982)

Our second to last Halloween movie, Trick or Treats, is from 1982 and it feels like it. The pacing, mostly. Here we go:

This isn’t a great movie but I’ve seen a lot worse since I started doing this. It doesn’t do much as a movie: there’s a lot of build up to nothing and a lot of wasted time. The characters are mostly disagreeable.

Some of the jokes are funny, but a lot of them are lazy attempts to be funny in an immature sort of way. But not done well at all. The humor is the bright spot in the film, aside from a brief creepy and underused character played by Kung Fu himself, David Carradine.

That’s… Really all I have to say.

Yikes.

Report card:
Runtime: An hour thirty-one
Acting: Good down to average.
Effects: None.
Violence: Plenty.
Dead Townsfolk: Only one!
Gun Use: No
Gore: No
Creepy? No.
Monster Type? A dude.
Monster Ick Factor: Kind of.
Funny? Sometimes.
Nudity: Like maybe if you squint and pause it.
Pet Death: No
Pacing: Bad.

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