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Film Review: Halloween (2018)

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Film Review: Halloween (2018)

Genine Chavez, Staff Writer

In the terrifying slasher movie “Halloween,” released Oct. 19, director David Gordon Green ended the “Halloween” franchise with its 11th movie. It’s had a long journey, starting off in 1978.

It’s been 40 years since Laurie Strode, played by Jamie Lee Curtis, survived a vicious attack from serial killer Michael Myers on Halloween night. Myers manages to escape from a mental institution when his bus transfer breaks down with the help of his therapist Dr. Ranbir Sartain, who has been treating Michael since Dr. Samuel Loomis’ death.

Strodes now faces a terrifying showdown with Myers when he returns to his hometown of Haddonfield. He has no sympathy, no empathy, no humanity; he is an unstoppable killing machine. With all the blood and gore, it’s unnerving to watch.

When asked about the movie, some Gondoliers had mixed feelings.

“It was good, I liked how they had similar scenes from the first movie,” said junior Melissa Suarez.

The bedroom in the Strode house was an exact replica of the bedroom in the first movie, where Strode and Myers had their “final” fight.  

While the film doesn’t capture the magic of the original, this addition of “Halloween” brings much-needed closure to the troubled franchise.  

“I prefer the first ‘Halloween’ movie, but it’s a solid addition to the deathless horror franchise,” said Sabrina Maximo.

As for ratings, “Halloween” received a 79 percent on Rotten Tomatoes and a 7.4 on IMDb.

The Oarsman gives “Halloween” 3.5 stars

 

 

 

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