“That was something that was toyed with; they thought about doing them back to back. But Halloween Kills was just so ambitious,” Matichak explains. “It was such an intense shooting schedule that it would have been a bit much to try to do them at the same time. So we didn’t. We just have Halloween Kills in the can, and if Allyson is lucky enough to make it out of Halloween Kills, then I think that the third one will be filmed in the foreseeable future.”
An almost elemental slasher outing unclouded by conscience, remorse, or delusions of morality.
This latest installment is like a latex ghoul mask so stretched and shapeless it no longer fits.
It's a mess - a slasher movie that's almost never scary, slathered with "topical" pablum and with too many parallel plot strands that don't go anywhere.
Forty years after John Carpenter made the defining slasher movie, director David Gordon Green has made a creditable stab, as it were, at reanimating the title.
For all the deep and troubling psychoanalysis of this film, it's also a textbook "Halloween" movie.