Horror movies are by far my favorite, so I've decided to make a list with all of them I remember…
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
20 years ago, HE changed the face of Halloween. Tonight, he's back!
On Halloween in 1963, Michael Myers murdered his sister, Judith. In 1978, he broke out to kill his other sister, Laurie Strode. He killed all of her friends, but she escaped. A few years later, she faked her death so he couldn't find her. But now, in 1998, Michael has returned and found all the papers he needs to find her. He tracks her down to a private school where she has gone under a new name with her son, John. And now, Laurie must do what she should have done a long time ago and finally decided to hunt down the evil one last time.
Wicked good fun 20 year reunion of Laurie Strode and Michael Myers! Sadly the reunion is marred by the death and absence of Donald Pleasence! Whom had been a powerful presence in a large majority of the Halloween films!
I was extremely pleased to discover that this sequel totally ignored the subpar sequels 3 through 6!
Michael Myers may be a bad ass serial killer but Laurie Strode found her inner Lt. Ripley and kicked some major ass!
Great to see the Halloween franchise finally got its Groove Back!
I haven't seen Resurrection yet but this is easily my least favorite of the series so far. The butt rock playing over the end credits even made this worse. I didn't think that was possible.
Ok then I guess. That awful H20 pun title is so dumb. It would make sense if it was Halloween on a boat or something cool/stupid.
Little babby JGL shows up and gets scared by an ironing board then gets an ice skate shoved in his face.
Mikey Myers is back again to kill Laurie Strode which also means Jamie Lee Curtis is back. Josh Hartnett and LL Cool J come along for the ride, sure why not.
Hartnett has a bunch of dorky friends, Curtis has Halloween PTSD. Bathroom trouble, Michael Myers the notorious car jacker. LL Cool J's erotic fiction.
Christ it takes its time to go anywhere interesting. Lots of Curtis moping around and Hartnett and co…
I can't believe we're doing this.
Halloween for the Scream generation. Seeing the ORIGINAL masked slasher be reduced to an imitation of what's "IN" at the time is painful for many reasons, not the least of which the fact that the Scream films are an homage to the original Halloween!
The story structure seems familiar to the Scream films because of uncredited script rewrites by none other then Kevin Williamson. So in other words the film is meta... so fucking meta.
Not only does it…
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Halloween in August
Oh, we've got a psychotic serial killer in the family who loves to butcher people on Halloween, and I just thought it in bad taste to celebrate.
- John Tate
Well this was certainly unexpected. From the way the series had been shaping up I thought it was just going to be getting worse and worse, but it turned out to be probably the strongest entry since the third one. And although there was a noticeable lack of violence, it's still kept together by a fairly interesting script and some alright characters.
Wiping away the stains that were Halloween 4, 5 and 6; this one takes place twenty years after number 2. Laurie Strode,…
This film was quite poor. Not even the Creed song at the end could redeem it. Would love a spin-off about L.L Cool J's romance novel career, however.
Not as good as I remember it being.
Joseph Gordon Levitt dies during the opening sequence though, which is a hoot.
One of my favorite entries, and the final one as far as my preferred continuity goes. It's definitely a flawed film, but it just got so much right as far as being a Halloween film goes. Finally we get a Michael that feels...right. The physique, the element of mystery, and a pretty decent looking mask. The film does feel a bit like Scream, as much of the criticism points out, but no more so than horror films of the 80s felt like Friday the 13th or even the original Halloween itself. There's some solid and meaningful character development, and the film is more about suspense, and a payoff at the end than racking up a gory bodycount. Much like the original film. In my little world the only Myers films that exist are 1, 2, and this film.
end head decap is pretty rad but the acting is pretty meh over all. in a podcast i listen to they compared michelle william's look in this film to the refined style of a juggalo and they couldn't be more right. first two films are the only ones worth watching besides rob zombie's slightly interesting incarnations of the carpenter classic. this one does not hold up as well as i remembered and josh hartnet's hair is as ridiculous as it is in the faculty and o or anything 90s shit movie he was in.
Halloween homage to Scream, which was homage to Halloween. Brisk and still fun enough.
I have to admit that the horror geek inside me jumped up for joy when I heard the low key 'Psycho' music during the Janet Leigh scene.
I always used to think this was the best Michael Myers based Halloween sequel. Still do. It holds up pretty well.
Halloween: 20 Years Later is the very definition of a safe and solid follow-up. It evokes the past while also not rocking the boat too much in the present. It is passably entertaining, but almost entirely forgettable. I used to love it when I was younger, but the years have placed a spotlight on its numerous shortcomings with each new revisit.
Wherein Laurie is a badass bitch who gets shit done. In other words: Perfect. I actually don't remember if I even liked this the first time I saw it - but now I'm sold.
"How about you? Are you tired of my bullshit?"
"I'm a counselor; I'm attracted to it."
This is the only Halloween movie that i have seen before. It's not as good as i remember it and it pales drastically compared to the original two films, however it wasn't terrible. It has some good moments. I really liked the focus on Laurie Strode again and also the ending to the film actually appeased me. The movie was still not as good as the original, with each film becoming more and more like a typical slasher flick with drunk teenagers and bloody killings, but it wasn't terrible.
- Night of the Living Dead
- Night of the Living Dead
- Dawn of the Dead
- Dawn of the Dead
- Day of the Dead
- The Hired Hand
- Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
- The House Is Black
Each week I'll post a new letter and all you have to do is nominate a film that you think…
- Salem's Lot
- 100 Feet
Horror movies I've seen. List copied from my IMDB account. It will keep expanding.
In no particular order.