Nothing here no there there! Halloween what worked there was a few homage scenes. The retro 80's music and the credits was okay. Well what did not work. So thin on story and characters. Halloween is so thin on a story that the only way Michael Myers can can find Laurie is by an unbelievable plot twist of the psychiatrist kills a cop and drives Michael to the house. Oh really, so lame. Even lamer, Michael escapes by another psyh ward transfer so so again, no original. Cut out all the other Halloween story lines and we got more the same old, same old which does not perform the slow burn turn the horror up notch by notch formula of the other Halloweens. There is a sisterhood empowerment characters sub story. Laurie has turned into a Ted Nuggent, N R A character who rambles, and is annoying. The audience is suppose to like the victims. No attachment with the gruff, unlikable Laurie character. All the guys in the film are lame and weak beta males, and or just clueless guys. Whinny, whimpering, irritating characters the viewers just hate. Again,there is no attachment to the characters. You need the alpha male character who gets killed for the false hope narrative. The jerk with the loud shirt who always dies the worst. The shrink is a narrator about Michael which was missing. No friendship with the younger people which builds a bond with the audience. Michael has to be like 80 by now, I mean the scare factor is not believable. All you have is the Laurie character who reminds the viewer of the over powering mother in the movie psycho! The trap at the end like really lame. Waiting for all this build up for that nothing ending, and or lack of ending. 5 out of 10 scares.
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