This review contains a major spoiler.
Like most people, I walked out as the end credits began to roll. This was not because of any particular disdain for the film, but rather because I am not usually one of those people to sit through them. Only unless I am enraptured by what I saw and am not ready to leave. As it happens, I learned from a friend last night after days of waiting to write this review that there was indeed a short scene after the end credits. It contains a shot of Michael Myers still breathing. Yes, still breathing after multiple gunshot wounds, blunt-force trauma all over his body, slashes, and then finally, an incineration in a house filled with gasoline and set alight. We can sit here and say, well, he’s Michael Myers so of course he is not dead. Or we can say this was supposed to be the definitive sequel, one where after 40 years, Laurie Strode and Myers go toe to toe and the monster is finally done away with. It was supposed to end there and be our closure. Continue reading “Movie Review: “Halloween” (2018)”