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Halloween Succeeds by Bringing the Franchise Back to the Beginning!

Another sequel has been released for the beloved Halloween franchise. Fans can rejoice because this one is quite good. This 2018 release has retconned the chaotic timeline of the previous sequels and ...

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Seven Reasons Why Haddonfield is the Most Douchebag-Ridden Town in Horror

When John Carpenter and Debra Hill wrote Halloween, they designed the town of Haddonfield as a perfect slice of Americana. It’s pure, distilled suburbia. This town might be specifically set in Illinoi...

Danielle Harris in Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers.

How Halloween 4 Saved the Franchise

When John Carpenter’s Halloween was released, it was the most successful independent film of all time. It held that record for many years. The success didn’t happen right away, though. It made no mone...

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We Already Have the Perfect Template for a Halloween Reboot (And it’s a Comic)

Rebooting a franchise can be a tricky thing these days. The new approach seems to be to tell a new story that stands completely on its own but doesn’t necessarily negate what came before. The 2009 reb...

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Four Horror Sequels That Cursed Their Own Franchise

When a horror movie is hugely successful, sequels are an inevitability. Quickly after that, it can blossom into a franchise. Typically, it doesn’t take long for the films that follow to become convolu...

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What Made Michael Myers Such a Perfectly Simple Villain in the Original Halloween

There’s no denying, especially this time of year, that Halloween is an iconic and revered classic. It’s one of the most highly regarded horror films of all time. It’s not an effortless one, though, ev...

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Why Halloween 5 is a Fun Slasher Despite its Self Sabotaging Story

Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers got the series back on track after the third entry, Season of the Witch, took a departure from the original storyline that fans were not prepared for. Without ...

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The Best and Worst Movies of the Halloween Franchise

I love the Halloween franchise. Its highs have been high and its lows have been low, but I’ve been there for all of it. I will readily admit that it’s an incredibly uneven franchise, maybe even more s...

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Why the Halloween/Dimension Split is Not a Good Thing

As I think I’ve made clear in several articles, I’m an avid fan of the Halloween franchise. Whatever direction it takes, whomever takes the reigns of the series, whenever there’s a new incarnation of ...

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