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Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween review: a funny, creepy treat – even without Jack Black

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween review: a funny, creepy treat – even without Jack Black
18 Oct
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Dir: Ari Sandel; Starring: Madison Iseman, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Caleel Harris, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Mick Wingert (voice), Ken Jeong, Jack Black. PG cert, 90 mins.

Trick or treat? The original Goosebumps film, a family-friendly horror adventure inspired by the R L Stine series for young readers, proved to be a bit of both, in a good way, when it stole into cinemas three Halloweens ago. Unexpectedly, the premise was Pirandello pint-sized and pumpkin-spiced: Jack Black played the Goosebumps author Stine himself, whose monstrous creations broke loose from his manuscripts and terrorised an autumnal US suburb. 

This year’s sequel dials down such meta-antics for the most part: even as half-term releases…

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