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Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween Review

It's in far too much of a hurry – and perhaps too eager to be widely accessible – to be actually scary or wholly effective.

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There are the makings of a spooky, kid-friendly classic buried somewhere within Ari Sandel’s Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween. It is a film that features, among its many monsters, a werewolf, a yeti, a cackling ventriloquist dummy, a trio of truly terrifying witch creatures (with eerie Mysterio-like globe heads), a gigantic killer spider, and an army of killer gummi bears (that can mash their bodies together into giant bear monsters before swallowing children whole). There are ghosts, goblins, a headless horseman, and, of course, a flock of flying jack o’ lanterns. So eager is Goosebumps 2 to get to its spooktacular monster mash, that it regrettably hastens past such trivial cinematic necessities as establishing a rich mood in its own opening act. Acknowledging that it is a comedic film for younger kids, Goosebumps 2 still feels unduly impatient.

Rob Letterman’s Goosebumps feature film from 2015 featured a novel premise, originally conceived by Scott Alexander and Larry…

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