What’s Next for the Halloween Franchise? [Halloweenies Podcast]

The Halloweenies are still in Haddonfield, Illinois, where the mobs are mean, the streets aren’t clean, and the system is completely broken, to borrow from one angry Laurie Strode. It’s been a long night of trick or treating for the guys, which is why they’ve now assembled at 45 Lampkin Lane, aka the Myers House, […]

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Three Years Later, How Does ‘Halloween’ Hold Up? [Horror Queers Podcast]

We Need to Talk About Cameron…. After touring the streets of Los Angeles in David Lynch’s masterpiece Mulholland Drive, we went all the way back to the ’30s to check in with Countess Zaleska in Lambert Hillyer’s queer horror classic Dracula’s Daughter, before hitting the road with Steve Zahn and Paul Walker in Joy Ride. Now, in celebration of […]

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The Scariest Scene in John Carpenter’s ‘Halloween’ Touched Upon a Real Suburban Nightmare

The scariest scene in Halloween doesn’t involve a knife or a gruesome death. In fact, the most terrifying scene in the movie doesn’t even involve Michael Myers. John Carpenter’s 1978 classic about the boogeyman come to life explores the nature of evil in an ordinary town where gunshots triggered track meets, not sirens. Haddonfield, Illinois […]

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‘Halloween Kills’ Is Either a Camp Classic or the Worst of the Franchise [Halloweenies Podcast]

“Evil dies tonight.” Indeed it does. The Halloweenies have returned to the streets of Haddonfield, Illinois, where the heat is on, and not in a Glenn Frey sort of way. No, there is rage in the air, fuming from the souls of this Midwestern town who have just been notified of Michael Myers’ Halloween homecoming. […]

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Jamie Lee Curtis Showed Up at the ‘Halloween Kills’ Premiere Dressed as Mom Janet Leigh’s Character from ‘Psycho’

Last night, Michael Myers and the team behind Halloween Kills took part in a costume party premiere that streamed live over on Facebook, and star Jamie Lee Curtis showed up in the night’s best Halloween costume. Curtis is of course the daughter of the late scream queen Janet Leigh, who notably played the iconic Marion […]

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[Review] ‘Halloween Kills’ Carves Up a Gruesome Old School Slasher… for Better and Worse

Halloween Kills picks up where 2018’s Halloween ends, with three generations of Strode women leaving a hard-fought battle, battered and exhausted. Of course, the fight isn’t over; firefighters unwittingly let loose the boogeyman in their attempts to put out the blazing fire at the Strode household. Michael Myers resumes his rampage across Haddonfield, now angrier than ever before. Halloween […]

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Jamie Lee Curtis Says Laurie Strode Has Transcended in ‘Halloween Kills’ [Interview]

One of the enduring and most formative Final Girls of horror, Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) took quite a beating in 2018’s Halloween. With the help of her daughter and granddaughter, Laurie used forty years of preparation to defeat Michael Myers and leave him for dead. But it left her severely wounded, and he is […]

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‘Halloween Kills’ Featurette Promises an Intense Sequel With “Nonstop Action and Blood” [Video]

While 2018’s Halloween was Laurie Strode’s story, next week’s Halloween Kills is “the town’s story,” says franchise star Jamie Lee Curtis in this brand new featurette. The behind-the-scenes video offers up new footage from the latest Halloween sequel that focuses on how the town processes its own trauma and also its “mob mentality,” explains co-writer […]

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Three Generations: Four New ‘Halloween Kills’ Posters Put the Spotlight on the Strode Women

Three generations. Strode Strong. Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, and Andi Matichak are back as Laurie Strode, Karen Strode, and Allyson Strode in David Gordon Green‘s Halloween Kills, slashing its way into theaters and onto Peacock on October 15. The Strode women take center stage in a new series of character posters, each getting a […]

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First ‘Halloween Kills’ Reactions Praise the Film’s Brutality and Shocking Kill Scenes

The very first public screening of David Gordon Green’s Halloween Kills took place today at the Venice Film Festival, and reactions/reviews have begun to make their way online. We’ve been promised a full-blown, high-body-count slasher movie from Halloween Kills, and indeed it sounds like the sequel unleashes Michael Myers at his angriest to date. Many […]

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First ‘Halloween Kills’ Reactions Expected Tomorrow Out of the Venice Film Festival!

Much like Dune last week, the first public screenings of David Gordon Green‘s Halloween Kills will be taking place at the Venice Film Festival tomorrow, Wednesday, September 8th. What does that mean for those of us not attending the festival this week? Well, it means that the very first critical reactions to Halloween Kills will […]

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‘Halloween Ends’: The Final Film in the Trilogy Will Be “Way More Contained” Than ‘Halloween Kills’

In the wake of Halloween Kills we’re getting David Gordon Green‘s Halloween Ends, intended to be the final film in Gordon Green’s sequel trilogy. Halloween Kills is releasing on October 15, 2021 with Halloween Ends currently dated for October 14, 2022. While Halloween Kills has been hyped up as “the ultimate slasher movie,” large in […]

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