10 Movies before we move: #26
Enjoyed the acting. The tension generated was sporadic and abated between episodes which is not how I enjoy horror. The implacable chase Michael gives in previous movies is missing from this one, oh there’s some, but the meshing with cat like movement has not been a good choice. 7/10.
I’m going to start by saying: this is my third favourite Halloween movie, after Halloween H20: 20 Years Later and Halloween (1978). It had a lot of great elements to it, but it was disjointed. There were awesome riffs and callbacks to earlier films (even Halloween III: Season of the Witch) and it was great to see Jamie Lee Curtis kick ass. There always needed to be one of these films where the tables were turned on Michael – and now we have that. I suspect this is going to be the beginning and end of Continuity C, and I’m okay with that. We don’t need more Halloween … we have the movies we need. 8/10.