Bonus Double Feature: Halloween (R.1978) and Halloween (R.2007)
A short, spoiler free review on Halloween (1978) and Rob Zombie’s Halloween (2007) followed by a deep dive discussion.
Halloween was released in 1978 and was written and directed by the infamous John Carpenter, starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasence, Nick Castle, and Tony Moran.
Halloween the reboot, was released in 2007, and was written and directed by Rob Zombie, though inspired by John Carpenter’s characters. It stars Scout Taylor-Compton, Malcolm McDowell, Tyler Mane, and Brad Dourif.
1978 story – 15 years following killing his sister at the age of six, on Halloween night in 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to Haddonfield, IL to kill again.
2007 – The story for 2007 was about the same except that we get a little more back story about Michael Myers as a child, looking at the day of Halloween and the events that led up to the killing.
Rated: R (Both – duh they’re slashers)
REEL Review: Halloween 1978 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ & Halloween 2007 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2
Time Stamps for this episode:
0m 36s – 9m 36s Spoiler Free
9m 37s – 25m 09s *Spoiler Alert*
Length: 1978 – 1hr 31mins & 2007 – 1hr 49mins
Viewable In/On: AMC+ prime channel and available to rent or buy from Amazon and Amazon Prime Video, additionally Halloween (1978) is available for free on the app which is free to download
Show Notes:
· Transcription By Podcasting Network –
· Intro music by Wataboi from Pixabay / Outro Music by TimTaj from Pixabay
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Published by Kris C.

Kris is the host of the REEL Film Reviewed podcast, the owner of REEL ProduCtions, LLC, (the capital C is intentional) and is an independent filmmaker.

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