There is truly no better time than now to dissect the concept of a franchise. Nostalgia has run its course, it is all about revamping these IPs with new characters to sustain a new trilogy or a new show or whatever the studio decides. The iconic actors return to get audiences back but as the … Continue reading ‘SCREAM VI’: An Instantly Iconic Slasher Requel Sequel.
‘Halloween Ends’ Is The Iconic, Campy and Unconventional Finale That I Loved To Bits.
The original 1978, John Carpenter directed 'Halloween' is probably my favourite horror film of all time. It is the yearly Halloween tradition that I have yet to break and never plan to. The iconic piano and synth, suburban flair and excess usage of pumpkins. The embodiment of evil personified as Michael Myers, a person in … Continue reading ‘Halloween Ends’ Is The Iconic, Campy and Unconventional Finale That I Loved To Bits.
Is ‘SCREAM’ (2022) The Requel We’ve Been Waiting For?
It's safe to say that we are entering a new phase of the slasher sub-genre as the new 'Scream' was released a couple months after the new 'Halloween' and a month before the new 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre'. While horror has taken quite the artistic direction in the late 2010s with what is now considered elevated … Continue reading Is ‘SCREAM’ (2022) The Requel We’ve Been Waiting For?
‘Halloween Kills’: A Story Of Rage, Violence and Legacy.
It is Tuesday, October 31st, 1978. As Halloween night bounds the small town of Haddonfield with tragedy, Michael Myers lurks the empty suburban streets to find his way back to his childhood home. Despite the carved pumpkins and ghoulish costumes, nothing sends a chill down Haddonfield's spine like the news of the babysitter murders that … Continue reading ‘Halloween Kills’: A Story Of Rage, Violence and Legacy.
The Original Yet Underrated ‘Halloween II’
Happy Halloween! It is October 31st 2020, by now we were supposed to have seen the new Halloween II titled Halloween Kills. Something happened and now we won't be getting it till October 15th, 2021. Fortunately though, this incredibly complicated franchise has multiple Halloween II's but this year I wanted to focus on the original … Continue reading The Original Yet Underrated ‘Halloween II’