Everyone knows that I’m not a big horror movie person (I’m a weenie). Thanks to my horror-loving girlfriend, however, over the years I’ve come to actually look forward to a few of them. This year’s Halloween reboot/sequel is one of them, and this damn fine trailer arrived this morning to kick up the hype:
Since it’s announcement, the filmmakers have made it clear this is meant to be a direct sequel to the original film. The trailer makes it clear that it’s ignoring the other films; even going so far as to shove aside the brother/sister relationship that was established in the film’s original sequel back in the day.
I’m curious to know what long-time fans will think about that. Since I’m not highly invested in the franchise’s history, I’m pretty okay with it. Especially considering how great this trailer is overall. The pacing is solid and gives just enough story and details to leave you wanting more. If the full film can capture the same vibe the trailer gives off, movie fans are in for a treat.
Laurie Strode comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.
Halloween hits theaters on October 19, 2018.