I prefer the third movie which has nothing to do with him to all the mess that follows. My philosophy was to do more of a thriller than a slasher movie. At the hospital, Jimmy becomes attracted to Laurie. Loomis and leaves the audience in a gray area as to whether Jimmy survives, the television cut features an extended ending showing Jimmy alive with a bandaged head wound from his slip in the ambulance with Laurie Strode. Many were acquaintances of director Rosenthal. There are a few other moments of passable originality, as when the killer disfigures the face of a beautiful woman by plunging her repeatedly into the scalding water of a whirlpool bath. Michael stabs Loomis in the stomach, wounding him, but Laurie shoots Michael in the eyes, blinding him.
That's gruesome, but give the filmmakers credit. But since most of this movie takes place in a hospital, the killer has lots of props to work with. You have to try hard to maintain the style of the first movie. As Marion attempts to contact the police, Michael appears and slits the Marshal's throat, killing him. Laurie Strode is once more his intended victim, with Dr.
Also added are scenes of Michael cutting the power this explains the dark setting throughout the latter half of the film and a power generator kicking in. Virginia Alves and orderly Janet Marshall. Rosenthal was not pleased with Carpenter's changes. Archived from on January 1, 2017. Once we're in there, I got a certain freedom: long corridors, moody dark lighting, all of that.
That's necessary because if anyone were to use common sense, the problem would be solved and the movie would be over. They were playing it off like the water was boiling, but it was absolutely freezing! Of course this one tries to shock us with its revelations and such, but nothing to shocking. But in execution, it's my vision. There is also extra dialogue between Laurie and Jimmy, Laurie and Mrs. The decision to include more gore and nudity in the sequel was not made by Rosenthal, who contends that it was Carpenter who chose to make the film much bloodier than the original. You have the responsibility and the restraints of the style that's been set.
Archived from on October 12, 2018. Curious to know what the movie's about? Loomis arrives to shoot Myers. Loomis hunt for Michael Myers, a traumatized Laurie is rushed to hospital, and the serial killer is not far behind her. And to come after his , he's not even around to defend himself. Shaken and injured from her battle with unkillable psycho Michael Myers, Laurie Strode is taken to the Haddonfield Hospital for observation, while Dr. As he investigates, he discovers clues connecting Michael to and the occult which might explain his apparent indestructibility, but his colleague, Marion Chambers, arrives to escort him back to Smith's Grove on the governor's orders under the enforcement of a.
According to Yablans, he had planned to produce The Fog for Carpenter, but that intervened and acquired production rights with his company,. She grabs a hanger and thrusts it up and into his eyes. . But , a psychiatrist who has decided the killer is literally inhuman, fires six bullets at close range. Michael, engulfed in flames, stumbles out of the room before finally falling dead. There are kills and once again Dr. There are many edits such as the murders of Alice, Dr.
I wanted it to feel like a two-parter. Along the way, Marion tells Loomis that Laurie is Michael's sister; Laurie was put up for adoption after the death of Michael's parents, with the records sealed to protect the family. It is the second installment in the and a direct sequel to 1978. Alves—all presumed to still happen, but some are off camera. I had an influence in the. Archived from on October 12, 2018. Some good kills are to be found as is to be expected.
It is technically a sequel, but it doesn't even attempt to do justice to the original. Upon learning his daughter was killed by Michael, Sheriff Brackett goes off duty to inform his wife, leaving Deputy Gary Hunt in charge to help Loomis. It started one minute after the first movie ended. Archived from on July 20, 2012. Sooner or later, it had to happen.
The institution proves to be particularly suited to serial killers, however, as Myers cuts, stabs and slashes his way through hospital staff to reach his favorite victim. Garrett, Bud and Karen, Jill and Jimmy, etc. With the realization that Michael is after Laurie and being told that she was taken to Haddonfield Memorial, Loomis forces the Marshal to drive back to Haddonfield. Archived from on September 6, 2012. Horror Film: A Critical Introduction. Italian film producer assisted in financing the production.
After slashing his way through the town, Myers manages to track Laurie to the hospital. A host of character actors were cast as the hospital's staff. Reviews As far as I am concerned this was the last Halloween movie with Myers worth watching. While the theatrical version ends with the deaths of Michael Myers and Dr. Another notable difference is the killing of the Marshall. The plot picks up directly after the first film, with following survivor Laurie Strode to the local hospital, while his psychiatrist Dr. There is a television version of this one that totally blows as it is very toned down and they even have a happier ending.