Zombie goes all in to his aesthetic which my mileage with definitely varied. The dialogue is awful, but my god that 16mm film grain is like butter.
Also, the hospital scene is HARROWING.
Sacrilege I know, but I prefer this to the original.
I really fuck with Carpenter’s vision that Michael isn’t human (The Shape is easily the coolest movie credit to ever exist), but to me he has always been just a dude with a knife no matter how many “now you see him, now you don’t” shots you throw in. Zombie’s version leans in to his humanity (and loss of) and maybe that’s what I vibe with so much. Admittedly though,…