It still currently resides as the top Labor Day weekend grosser. Zombie wanted the sequel to be more realistic and violent than its 2007 predecessor. Sheriff Brackett arrives home and finds his daughter dead. Rob Zombie's Halloween was better than this posted 8 months ago by 20 replies Seriously this film tried and failed to recreate the original. Laurie takes Loomis' gun and runs upstairs, but Michael corners her on a balcony and charges her head-on, knocking both of them over the railing. It was twenty days, and twenty days to make a movie is psychotic because you've got to nail it. I wanted to get that out of the way with first, and to say I'm not looking at this as a superior version or as a replacement of the Rob Zombie films at all, but I'm more or less looking at this from an editing standpoint, because I've seen some terrible fan-edits of some things before.
Zombie's remake went overboard on the violence. Zombie stepped up the violence and cruelty of the franchise, and recently spoke to his contributions to Halloween, and why he has no interest in returning to the iconic horror property. Laurie flags down a car, but Michael kills the driver and flips the car over with Laurie still inside. If you're open to suggestions, I think you could pull off a Halloween 6 Ultimate Cut, a combination of both theatrical and producer's cut. This one just revisits the same stuff the first one did but it is not sure where to go and feels confused. When the driver has a traffic accident, Michael awakens and escapes, killing a paramedic injured in the accident.
The Theatrical cut can only be purchased on Blu-ray in a Canadian double feature disc along with the theatrical cut of. Archived from on October 25, 2008. Loomis arrives and goes inside to try to reason with Michael. Filmography Welcome to the Filmography for Rob Zombie. She goes to a Halloween party with Mya and Harley to escape how she is feeling.
This idea was somewhat tried in H20 but for some reason in that movie I just couldn't take it seriously. Elsewhere, Michael, who is still alive and living as a drifter, has been having visions of his mother's ghost and a younger version of himself, who instruct him that it is time to bring Laurie home. During a June 16, 2006 interview, Zombie announced that his film would combine the elements of prequel and remake with the original concept, and insisted that there would be considerable original content in the new film as opposed to mere rehashed material. Laurie, now completely insane, leaves the shack, picks up Michael's knife and walks over to Loomis' unconscious body. Meanwhile, the paramedics pick up and Michael's psychiatrist , who survived being attacked by Michael, and also take them to the hospital. This seriously looks like it was a professionally edited together movie that was released by a major studio. Now Michael Myers Tyler Mane is back, and as the children of this typical Midwestern town fill the sidewalks for a fun-filled night of tricks and treats, Haddonfield is about to find out that there is no escape from pure evil.
Following that, the film was released in the United Kingdom on October 9, 2009. Tracking down a streaming service to buy, rent, download, or view the Rob Zombie-directed movie via subscription can be difficult, so we here at Moviefone want to help you out. It's a tie, but if I had to favour one or the other, it'd probably be the 2007 movie. Then how can we forget Michael Myers for the first time actually speaks in the second Zombie film. The opening scene gets you hooked and horrified immediately. The last Nightmare on Elm Street movie arrived back in 2010, with Watchmen actor Jackie Earle Haley replacing the iconic Robert Englund as Freddy Krueger.
The site was started in early 2018, in the dark days before anyone on the Internet had anything to say about comic book movies or pop culture. Released August 31st, 2007, 'Halloween' stars , , , The R movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 50 min, and received a score of 47 out of 100 on Metacritic, which collated reviews from 18 well-known critics. Archived from on June 29, 2007. Following its first Friday after its opening weekend, Halloween saw a 71. He tries to show Laurie that she is his sister, presenting a picture of them with their mother. Zombie's film goes deeper into the character's psyche, trying to answer the question of what drove him to kill people, whereas in Carpenter's original film Michael did not have an explicit reason for killing.
Loomis, having continued to treat Michael over the years, has been instructed to move on and closes Michael's case. Meanwhile, Loomis goes on tour to promote his new book, only to be criticized by the public, who blame him for Michael's actions and for exploiting the deaths of Michael's victims. On December 19, 2006, Zombie announced to Bloody-Disgusting that would play the part of ten-year-old Michael Myers. Rob Zombie also addressed how difficult it is to reboot iconic horror franchises. Loomis Malcolm McDowell , the hollow-eyed boy grew into an emotionless man determined to escape back to his hometown of Haddonfield and complete the murderous mission that he began so many years back. Brackett, who receives more screen time in this film, allows Laurie to move in with him and his daughter after the events of the first film. The last installment in the franchise was back in 2009, and is still the second best selling of the property.
I am oblivious to all that. Loomis, having been alerted of Michael's escape, arrives in Haddonfield looking for Michael. The fact that he made Michael Myers into a generic serial killer was also a problem. But it had to go. Akkad said that he wanted Zombie to move the franchise away from some of its established rules. Good job dude, we all look forward to whatever projects you get onto in the future. He's a simple man trying to get his old patient back to prison before he wreaks any more havoc on unsuspecting victims.
Please note, Necessary Cookies can not be turned off as they allow the complete site functionality. Apparently released from her visions, Laurie walks over and tells the mortally wounded Michael she loves him, then kills him by stabbing him repeatedly in the chest and face with his own knife. Against Brackett's orders, the police open fire on Laurie, apparently killing her too. Halloween 2: A decent follow up. Akkad and his Trancus producing company hired various writers to come up with drafts for a new film, but none worked. Filming occurred in the same neighborhood that Carpenter used for the original Halloween. Mane stated that it was very difficult to act only with his eyes.