R | | Horror, Thriller
Laurie Strode confronts her long-time foe Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.
In the child's bedroom the rotating lamp features a clown with a knife, a nod to the first killing in the original film.
I hear you telling your friends to come over here and you're gonna smoke some weed.
Vicky: No, no.
Julian: That alakazam?
Vicky: Julian, I'm talking about like, a... you know, like a magic trick. Abracadabra!
Julian: I know you're talking about smoking weed. Don't lie to me. ...
At around 86 minutes in the film, when Michael Myers has smashed the window pane in the door and is holding Laurie Strode a foot in the air trying to choke her, she manages with her right hand to bring a sawed-off shotgun up from her right side of her body raising it towards Michael Myer's arm that's gripping her. When she shoots the gun, his left hand is free rather than still strangling her. After his hand is blown apart, only then she drops to the ground. Had his hand been free in reality, she would have dropped to ground well before this moment.
The opening and closing credits is stylized after the original 1978 version.
$76,221,545 (USA) (21 October 2018)
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