Six years after Michael Myers last terrorized Haddonfield, he returns there in pursuit of his niece, Jamie Lloyd, who has escaped with her newborn child, for which Michael and a mysterious cult have sinister plans.
Three years after he last terrorized his sister, Michael Myers confronts her again, before traveling to Haddonfield to deal with the cast and crew of a reality show which is being broadcast from his old home.
20 Year's After Michael Myer's Massacre in Haddonfield. Laurie Strode faked her own death and traveled to California and took on the Identity Keri Tate. Michael finds out of Laurie's new Identity and travels to California to kill his Sister, Laurie must now take on her Brother with her Son's Life at Risk.Written by
Most of the times, I think sequels are a bad idea. Even though Friday the 13th Part 2 manages to recapture the atmosphere of the original film, it was a pointless exercise. Why did Jason have to be alive? It detracted too much from the story of the first film. The same goes for a recent horror movie sequel, Paranormal Activity 2. I thought the first film was a good horror movie, and one of the few that would freak me out. The second one ruins both the faux-reality that is part of the reason why the movie is so effective. Having said that, I do try and make myself sit through series films like Nightmare on Elm Street, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and Halloween. The kills are always fun to watch, but like the Saw movies, the sequels focused too much on the kills and not plot or characterization. In comes Halloween H20. This is a really good sequel. Halloween 2 wasn't a bad sequel. On the contrary. Unlike other slasher sequels at the time, Halloween 2 had real quality. The fact that they decided to make a Halloween 2 irks me a bit, but Halloween H20 was so good as a sequel and as a horror film that it more than makes up for it by concluding what I and other fans like to refer to as the "Halloween Trilogy" (Halloween, H2, and Halloween H20) or the "Laurie Strode Trilogy". The great thing about this movie is that Michael Myers is creepy again. The times in this film where you can only see him from a distance are quite unsettling. The other characters in the film aren't the usual suspects you see in a slasher film sequel. Sure, you got the four main horny teenagers hoping to have a fun Halloween night, but they are very likable and have a little bit of characterization. The film is about Laurie Strode's struggle to let go of her past. At least, during the first half of the movie it is. When Myers shows up once again to stalk and kill her, she decides to confront her past instead. The only bad part is that the film is over before it really feels like it has begun. The buildup to Michael's arrival at the campus was good. It allowed for some characterization and it allowed for some very creepy Michael Myers stalking moments. But when he arrives, the movie is almost over. He dispatches a lot of characters in no time at all and then in the next ten minutes he is dead. Other than this, this was a good film and it backs up the reason I feel the Halloween movies (or the ones that really matter, I guess) are some of the best slasher films ever made.
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