Archived from on October 12, 2018. I had an influence in the. Rainey was chosen to play Haddonfield Memorial Hospital's drunk resident doctor, Frederick Mixter. There are a few other moments of passable originality, as when the killer disfigures the face of a beautiful woman by plunging her repeatedly into the scalding water of a whirlpool bath. The supporting cast consisted of relatively unknown actors and actresses, except for and.
. The television cut runs approximately 92 minutes, roughly one minute less than the theatrical version. You have to try hard to maintain the style of the first movie. Garrett, Bud and Karen, Jill and Jimmy, etc. There is also extra dialogue between Laurie and Jimmy, Laurie and Mrs.
While the theatrical version ends with the deaths of Michael Myers and Dr. As the first movie ended, his body had disappeared. Loomis and Laurie fill the room with and oxygen gas. The institution proves to be particularly suited to serial killers, however, as Myers cuts, stabs and slashes his way through hospital staff to reach his favorite victim. On December 7, 1982, of , murdered Francis and Eileen Harbitz, an elderly couple in Fullerton, California, leading to the trial People v.
Virginia Alves and orderly Janet Marshall. Club members also get access to our members-only section on RogerEbert. Storyline: In a continuation of the plot of Halloween, Michael Myers shows off his indestructability by resuming his murder spree despite being gunned down with six bullets in the original movie. You have the responsibility and the restraints of the style that's been set. Archived from on May 26, 2012.
That's gruesome, but give the filmmakers credit. There is a television version of this one that totally blows as it is very toned down and they even have a happier ending. Hunting down a streaming service to buy, rent, download, or watch the Rick Rosenthal-directed movie via subscription can be a huge pain, so we here at Moviefone want to do the heavy lifting. The killer uses it to drain the blood from one of his victims. Jimmy finds the corpse of head nurse Virginia Alves and slips in a pool of blood on the floor, hitting his head and leaving himself unconscious. Accompanied by Sheriff Leigh Brackett, Loomis mistakes teenager Ben Tramer for Michael, when Ben gets hit by a squad car which pins him to another vehicle that bursts into flames, killing him. Alves, Janet and Karen, Karen and Mr.
That's necessary because if anyone were to use common sense, the problem would be solved and the movie would be over. Archived from on October 12, 2018. Sooner or later, it had to happen. She flees to the parking lot, and hides in Jimmy's car. During this editing process, Carpenter realized that an unresolved plot hole was present: It was unclear as to how Michael Myers was able to track Laurie to the hospital.
Alves—all presumed to still happen, but some are off camera. Upon learning his daughter was killed by Michael, Sheriff Brackett goes off duty to inform his wife, leaving Deputy Gary Hunt in charge to help Loomis. Assault of the Killer B's: Interviews with 20 Cult Film Actresses. The film's score was a variation of Carpenter compositions from Halloween, particularly the main theme's familiar piano melody played in a. When Yablans approached him about the project, Carpenter was in the midst of developing 1980.
Archived from on September 6, 2012. The couple were stabbed 43 times by Boyer. Of course this one tries to shock us with its revelations and such, but nothing to shocking. Along the way, Marion tells Loomis that Laurie is Michael's sister; Laurie was put up for adoption after the death of Michael's parents, with the records sealed to protect the family. Numerous night-shift employees are slaughtered in a variety of gruesome ways as Myers closes in on his fixation.
The institution proves to be particularly suited to serial killers, however, as Myers cuts, stabs and slashes his way through hospital staff to reach his favorite victim. Shaken and injured from her battle with unkillable psycho Michael Myers, Laurie Strode is taken to the Haddonfield Hospital for observation, while Dr. The institution proves to be particularly suited to serial killers, however, as Myers cuts, stabs and slashes his way through hospital staff to reach his favorite victim. They use that gimmick to deliver the one scene I've been impatiently expecting for years and years in gore films: Finally, one of the characters kills himself by slipping on the wet blood and hitting his head on the floor. Sam Loomis Donald Pleasence , Michael Myers Dick Warlock has followed Laurie to the Haddonfield Memorial Hospital, where she's been admitted for Myers' attempt on her life.
It was the same crew. Wes Craven: The Art of Horror. A hand claps her on the shoulder. Universal released the film on October 30, 1981 in the United States. The score was performed on a synthesizer organ rather than a piano. Loomis and Laurie are chased by Michael into an.