I prefer the third movie which has nothing to do with him to all the mess that follows. Rainey was chosen to play Haddonfield Memorial Hospital's drunk resident doctor, Frederick Mixter. While Laurie wanders the hospital, she has a few dreams in which she recalls of learning that she was adopted and of her being with a pre-teen Michael. Archived from on September 6, 2012. I find that, even though it's technically not as good as the original, it is also a noteworthy film in its own right, and equally memorable.
That's necessary because if anyone were to use common sense, the problem would be solved and the movie would be over. Laurie is informed that the man who attacked her was Michael Myers, infamous for murdering his older sister fifteen years earlier on Halloween night. She flees to the parking lot, and hides in Jimmy's car. Chambers also informs Loomis that he has strict orders to return to Smith's Grove. Alves—all presumed to still happen, but some are off camera.
Warlock's previous experience in film was as a stunt double in films, such as 1968 and 1975 , and the 1974 television series. According to Yablans, he had planned to produce The Fog for Carpenter, but that intervened and acquired production rights with his company,. Michael falls down and Laurie walks to the bedroom doorway and sits down. So we had to do some post-production work to bring it at least up to par with the competition. Archived from on July 28, 2012.
So why do I keep coming back to this sequel more often than the original? Laurie manages to elude him, but she is limping badly and sedated and is thus unable to move very quickly. Accompanied by Sheriff Leigh Brackett, Loomis mistakes teenager Ben Tramer for Michael, when Ben gets hit by a squad car which pins him to another vehicle that bursts into flames, killing him. We do have quite a bit of horror movie sequels: the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise, Friday the 13th, Hellraiser, Scream, and so on. This Blu-ray release restores the Akkad credit. Loomis continues his pursuit of him.
In this story we follow Laurie Strode to the hospital and Michael doesn't just give up that easily, he's on a mission. It was the same crew. The biggest disappointment here is the attempt that's been made to 'explain' things by giving Myers a motivation for his attack on Laurie. You have to love the return of Dr. Taking shelter to recover from his injuries, Michael steals a kitchen knife from the home of an elderly couple, and kills a teenage girl living next door.
I found it thoroughly entertaining, with some great death scenes and genuinely suspenseful moments Jamie-Lee escaping through the ventilation grill. Under Rosenthal's direction, Myers is the central feature of a majority of the scenes. The supporting cast consisted of relatively unknown actors and actresses, except for and. Loomis arrives to shoot Myers. Nor does it make sense to ban otherwise useful items such as drugs or guns just because some individuals misuse them. The film's score was a variation of Carpenter compositions from Halloween, particularly the main theme's familiar piano melody played in a. The institution proves to be particularly suited to serial killers, however, as Myers cuts, stabs and slashes his way through hospital staff to reach his favorite victim.
Curtis then 22 , again played the teenage babysitter Laurie Strode, revealed in this film as the younger sister of Myers. It also introduces the plot twist of Laurie Strode being the sister of Michael Myers, a feature that would inform the narrative arc of the series in subsequent films. The lighting is solely responsible for the affectiveness of this shot and it works so well that it still gives me the shivers when I watch it. Sam Loomis, Michael Myers has followed Laurie to the Haddonfield Memorial Hospital, where she's been admitted for Myers' attempt on her life. And that adds to the atmosphere of the film. The most unsettling moments involve needles being inserted into parts of the body where they can do no good. Archived from on July 22, 2012.
The brilliant original score has been pumped up here, it's almost like a score by Argento's own favorites, Goblin. Some good kills are to be found as is to be expected. Although she manages to repel the killer several times, in the end, Strode is rescued in Halloween only when Dr. Jimmy finds the corpse of head nurse Virginia Alves and slips in a pool of blood on the floor, hitting his head and leaving himself unconscious. The second is when Micael attacks one of the nurses while Laurie watched helplessly from a distance. Brilliant in particular are two shots. The television cut runs approximately 92 minutes, roughly one minute less than the theatrical version.
It's sad that the script didn't give Jamie Lee Curtis more to do. Sam Loomis Donald Pleasence , Michael Myers Dick Warlock has followed Laurie to the Haddonfield Memorial Hospital, where she's been admitted for Myers' attempt on her life. Another brazenly Argento touch is the music. You have the responsibility and the restraints of the style that's been set. It's never explained in the theatrical cut, but the hospital turns dark and spooky by the end of the movie, and there's something very unsettling about seeing a hospital so dim. Loomis and leaves the audience in a gray area as to whether Jimmy survives, the television cut features an extended ending showing Jimmy alive with a bandaged head wound from his slip in the ambulance with Laurie Strode. There are a lot of subtle, eerie touches, some recreated from the original and a few new ideas.