A pretty great historical fantasy epic - for the first 90 minutes. After that, not so much.
A carefully crafted and rather brilliant homage to a horror classic that both refines and builds upon what came before.
It's a direct continuation of the original film that nails the tone and atmosphere perfectly, offering a mix of deliberate callbacks and fresh new ideas.
Jamie Lee Curtis makes a spectacular return as Laurie Strode, a woman who's both much tougher and considerably more vulnerable than before.
Michael Myers has an incredibly unnerving presence. He may not make you jump…