It’s the same night as the original Halloween. Michael Myers is around the neighborhood, after being gunned by Dr.Loomis six times. Now, he’s in a hospital where the girl Laurie Strode was taken. And there’s a reason why Michael is after her…
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Solid sequel that makes the mistake of trying to replicate the original and only coming off as imitation not to mention reactionary with its inclusion of gore this time around to placate a marketplace that was already full of imitators. Having said that the journeyman direction of Rosenthal gets the job done with some memorable moments of violence and a game turn by Curtis. Novel in continuing the night.
"The tribe! One of their number was butchered, this is the wake!" Imagine walking in the theater in 81 and it starting exactly where we left off, with the incredible cold opening. The same night,the long,long dark night of the soul with amazing Pleasence as our spirit guide.Robust sequel that plays the labyrinthine hospital & its disposable denizens to full advantage. Hectic,despair.(the burning of the kid in mask..)
Lo que me molesta de esta versión es iniciar con esa misma mecánica como la que empezaba su original. Eso, además de inclinarse al sacrilegio, le resta originalidad. Lo resto sin embargo está dentro de lo aceptable. La atmósfera que se crea conserva esa textura de misterio a pesar de que las locaciones son más amplias. El otro atractivo es que es literalmente la continuación de la historia.