R | | Horror, Thriller
Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield, Illinois to kill again.
Hill talks about the teen splatter film and how it differs from the films she grew up with. When she was younger, the movies that scared her weren't about the same things as the movies that scare younger audiences now. "Somewhere along the line either the audiences got sophisticated or the studios got scares, and they needed to have more and more and more graphic violence."
Death has come to your little town, Sheriff.
(at around 1h 17 mins) When Laurie is trapped in the kitchen, you can clearly see which pane of glass in the door is fake glass.
The music for the film -- written and performed by John Carpenter -- is instead credited to "The Bowling Green Philharmonic Orchestra." Carpenter grew up in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
For the 20th Anniversary restoration in 1998, new sounds were added to the film's audio track under John Carpenter's approval. New thunder sounds were added to the Loomis car scene. Wind sounds were added as well. The 1999 DVD release contains both the original unaltered mono sound and a Dolby Digital 5.1 option with the added sound effects.