Halloween (1978)

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Directed by John Carpenter.  Written by Carpenter and Debra Hill.  Starring Jaime Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasence, PJ Soles, Tony Moran (“the face”) and Nick Castle (“the shape”).

Plot: the sociopathic Michael Myers comes after Laurie Strode and her friends on Halloween

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Classic.  Creeptastic.  Original.  Innovative.  Remarkable.  Exceptional.  Amazing.

There’s only positive words to describe this movie.  It’s a near-perfect film.  It’s rather a shame that Michael doesn’t mind killing dogs.  Poor, poor German Shepherd.  Wrong place, wrong time, and with an ignorant babysitter that’s supposed to be on the look out.

There’s no slasher quite like Halloween.  It’s so simple and yet, the simplicity is what makes it so scary.  He has no real motive aside from him being completely insane.  The soundtrack and that particularly simple music that stays with you forever, is also frightening.  Although, my brother feels it was used way too much.  And there are a…

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