Halloween II (1981) 35 Years Later – A Worthy Companion Piece to the Original or Not? Part 2 of 2: The Companion Piece

Halloween II is more than just a follow-up to the original film as it is very much a companion piece. It does what very few sequels do by picking up exactly where the previous installment ends continuing “The Night HE… Continue Reading

Halloween II (1981) 35 Years Later – A Worthy Companion Piece to the Original or Not? Part 1 of 2: The Original

John Carpenter’s original 1978 theatrical version of Halloween is best viewed as a singular work rather than part of the franchise it spawned. Beginning with Halloween II, that first film’s elements became more and more tainted as the series went… Continue Reading

Top 5 Most Powerful Performances in Horror History Since 1960!

In horror, acting is like the fruit from your local supermarket – some performances are rotten while others are nourishing and tasty. Ranging from terrible to terribly great, performances in horror are often a complex conversation among blood buffs. While… Continue Reading

Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (Blu-ray)


Cover art: reviews/bluhalloween5.jpg Starring Donald Pleasence, Danielle Harris, Wendy Kaplan, Beau Starr, Ellie Cornell, Don Shanks Directed by Dominique Othenin-Girard Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment Having successfully re-introduced Michael Myers after a four-year hiatus, Moustapha Akkad was keen to keep… Continue Reading

Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (Blu-ray)

Starring Paul Rudd, Donald Pleasence, Marianne Hagan, Mitch Ryan, George P. Wilbur Directed by Joe Chappelle Distributed by Echo Bridge Entertainment Without prior knowledge of the story, without having read the original script or seen the slightly more cohesive “Producer’s… Continue Reading