John Carpenter’s Halloween and its Enduring Influence on the Slasher Genre

Michael Myers both masks

Few horror films have carved a legacy as enduring and influential as John Carpenter’s seminal 1978 slasher Halloween. With its minimalist suspense, moody aesthetic, and chilling piano score, Halloween established the template for the wave of slashers that dominated horror through the 1980s and beyond. Through decades of sequels and reboots, Michael Myers remains a seminal boogeyman. But Carpenter’s true impact resonates in Halloween’s creative DNA that shaped countless genre films to follow. By distilling … Read The Full Article

Danielle Harris – From Scream Queen to Horror Heroine

Danielle Harris

Among today’s scream queens, few carry the genre pedigree and passionate fanbase of Danielle Harris. Her legendary run playing Michael Myers’ niece Jamie Lloyd in Halloween 4 and 5 endeared her to audiences. While still a child, she demonstrated surprising maturity and nuance in the role that would define her career. But beyond those franchise turns, Harris’ creativity and devotion to horror has uniquely impacted the genre. Harris’ talent and charisma shown through even in … Read The Full Article


Jamie Lee Curtis

On Friday, October 14, Halloween Ends, the concluding chapter in the classic horror series, will be released in cinemas and on Peacock. And the star, Jamie Lee Curtis, has been saying tearful farewells to her many followers. Variety reports that almost 5,000 Halloween fans heard it straight from the ultimate Final Girl herself at this weekend’s New York Comic Con. She thanked him, saying, “No matter what I do, Laurie Strode is because of you.” … Read The Full Article

‘Halloween Kills’ Final Trailer Released

Forty years ago, the boogeyman came to Haddonfield. Now, he’s back, and the survivors of that fateful night are also back to put a stop to Michael Myers’ reign of terror once and for all as we see in the final trailer for ‘Halloween Kills.’ 2018’s ‘Halloween’ ended with Laurie Strode, her daughter Karen, and granddaughter Allyson trapping Michael inside Laurie’s basement before setting the house on fire, leaving him to presumably burn to death. … Read The Full Article

Halloween Kills Release Date Confirmed.

Halloween Kills Release Date October 15th

Great news Blumhouse has confirmed the Halloween Kills Release Date for October 15th 2021. “The saga of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode continues in the next thrilling chapter of the Halloween series.” Halloween Kills is an upcoming American slasher film directed by David Gordon Green and written by Green, Danny McBride and Scott Teems. The film is a sequel to 2018’s Halloween and the twelfth installment in the Halloween franchise. The film stars Jamie Lee … Read The Full Article

‘Halloween Kills’ Teaser Trailer #2 Released

A big announcement coming out of BlumFest was the release of the second teaser trailer for the anticipated movie, ‘Halloween Kills.’ Not much is revealed in the just over 30 second new teaser other than the fact that Michael is back to terrorize another Halloween night.       What we do know is that Jamie Lee Curtis returns in ‘Halloween Kills’ in her iconic role as Laurie Strode, along with Judy Grier, Andi Matichak, and Dylan … Read The Full Article

JASON BLUM post COVID-19 OG Halloween poster.

blumhouse halloween covid-19 poster

Blumhouse and chief director David Gordon Green’s Halloween Kills is said to be greater, badder, and meaner than the first. In any case, it would appear that maker Jason Blum is keeping his comical inclination as he simply shared a fun (and comical image) Halloween spoof banner roused by the ongoing isolation’s around the world. Halloween Kills stars Jamie Lee Curtis as Laurie Strode, Judy Greer as Karen Nelson, Andi Matichak as Allyson Nelson, Anthony … Read The Full Article