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John Carpenter is a name that is synonymous with “Halloween.” Not just the film either, but also the whole holiday. Not seen in any slasher films of its era, Carpenter wrote, directed, and scored his famous horror film, leaving an indelible mark on the…

One of the fatal flaws seen in a variety of sequels is the need to re-explain previous events in a film. Sure, as a filmmaker, you want to make sure that the entire audience is up to speed on what’s going on. But sometimes, it’s just better to keep it …

It feels like it wasn’t that long ago that Blumhouse Productions announced that they were making, yet another, entry in the “Halloween” franchise. Now, we are almost exactly 6 months from the film’s release, and the buzz around the sequel/r…

“Halloween” turns forty this year, and it’s hard to believe that John Carpenter‘s horror classic has spawned ten films to date. However, it’s safe to say the quality has been in steep decline. Technically speaking, Carpent…

Horror movie fans don’t have it easy and their love of horror franchises can be like being stuck in an abusive relationship. The first installment of any horror movie, the ones crystallized into the canon as classic anyhow, is often like a wonderful ho…