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Film Review: Halloween (2018) - 60 Year Old Virgin Girl Laurie Chased By Michael Myers...

Updated: Jan 18


Film Review: Halloween (2018) - 60 Year Old Virgin Girl Laurie Chased By Michael Myers...
FILE PHOTO: A Poster of HALLOWEEN (2018). ©Miramax Films

I saw it 《月光光心慌慌》at TIFF this year and I thought that the close 60-year-old virgin girl Laurie Strode, who is the sole survivor of Michael Myers' 1978 killing spree, suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder should not be back. Chasing this old woman is quite fun for Michael Myers? True Halloween fans will be disappointed that this sequel slashes part 2-6 (1981-1995) and its reboots, such as Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998); Halloween: Resurrection (2002); Halloween (2007); Halloween II (2009). 


The Failed franchise business has a specific feature that is precedent denial of precedent sequel tales to its original work. It looks like failed rail construction. 


HALLOWEEN (1983-2018) and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1990-2017) are typical failed examples of film franchises, i.e. Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990); Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation(1994); The Texas Chainsaw Massacre(2003); The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning(2006); Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013) and Leatherface (2017) are all failures. Only HALLOWEEN part 2, 4-6 (1981, 1988-95) are acceptable for loyal fans due to Donald Pleasence as Dr. Loomis. 

Film Review: Halloween (2018) - 60 Year Old Virgin Girl Laurie Chased By Michael Myers...
FILE PHOTO: A Still Image of HALLOWEEN (1978). ©Compass International Pictures

You can't have a true HALLOWEEN movie without him.

It proves that everything that we saw after Halloween II (1981) is something unofficial to this Halloween universe. There is no true Halloween film without Donald Pleasence as Dr. Loomis! This franchise should have ceased when Donald Pleasence passed away in 1995. Why do they keep imitating the original like THE THING? The simple reason is that a successful film is a pure money-making device for people. 

Film Review: Halloween (2018) - 60 Year Old Virgin Girl Laurie Chased By Michael Myers...
FILE PHOTO: A Still Image of HALLOWEEN (1978). ©Compass International Pictures

In memory of Donald Pleasence (1919-1995)




 

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Film Review: Halloween (2018) - 60 Year Old Virgin Girl Laurie Chased By Michael Myers...

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