Film Review: Rebooted ‘Halloween’ Sequel Offers Nothing New in 2018

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CHICAGO – At this point, the “Halloween” franchise is looking as tattered and tired as Michael Myers old William Shatner mask… fraying around the edges and on the verge of falling apart. The 2018 “reboot” sequel brings back former scream queen Jamie Lee Curtis as Laurie Strode, along with original Michael Myers, Nick Castle.

HollywoodChicago.com Oscarman rating: 2.0/5.0
Rating: 2.0/5.0

While this new “Halloween” has a better pedigree than almost any of the other films in the series, besides the original, it’s still just a second rate slasher. Director David Gordon Green and frequent collaborator Danny McBride’s script pretends the other ten films in this series never happened… that’s an interesting tactic to cut through the confusing mythology, but they can’t build much on the idea.

“Halloween” opens everywhere in on October 19th. Featuring Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Will Patton and Nick Castle. Written by David Gordon Green, Danny McBride and Jeff Fradley. Directed by David Gordon Green. Rated “R”

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Knife To See You Again: Michael Myers in ‘Halloween’
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