In 2018 we were treated to a Halloween rebirth. A direct sequel to the 1978 original that retconned every sequel, spin-off, and remake that starred Jamie Lee Curtis returning to the role that gave her a career. It recieved mostly positive reviews and made a lot of money. And we never actually see Michael Myers die, so...this is 2021's Halloween Kills.

Official synopsis from IMDb:

Minutes after Laurie Strode (Curtis), her daughter Karen (Judy Greer) and granddaughter Allyson (Andi Matichak) left masked monster Michael Myers caged and burning in Laurie's basement, Laurie is rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, believing she finally killed her lifelong tormentor. But when Michael manages to free himself from Laurie's trap, his ritual bloodbath resumes. As Laurie fights her pain and prepares to defend herself against him, she inspires all of Haddonfield to rise up against their unstoppable monster. The Strode women join a group of other survivors of Michael's first rampage who decide to take matters into their own hands, forming a vigilante mob that sets out to hunt Michael down, once and for all. Evil dies tonight.

Series creator John Carpenter teased that Kills was a Halloween movie on acid. And when the sequel was released, it was insane. Crazy. Maybe Carpenter was right. But since 2021 and a few rewatches later, Kills has grown on me tremendously. It's a very solid entry in the requel trilogy. I might even love it. And that '78 flashback scene; oh man!


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