It's hard to do that in 3-D. They were playing it off like the water was boiling, but it was absolutely freezing! Laurie is being taken to the hospital and there is a massive manhunt to find Myers. At the hospital, Jimmy becomes attracted to Laurie. I love the fact that they just went for it and started the thing exactly where the previous film ended. The film lost to 1981 and was chosen over Pleasence for his role in 1981. And if you don't agree with me, watch it again---by yourself and then answer that question.
You have to love the return of Dr. Myers has of course gotten up and Jamie Lee has been taken to a hospital to recuperate from her wounds. This Blu-ray release restores the Akkad credit. Rosenthal recalled filming at Pasadena Community Hospital as being extraordinarily difficult due to its proximity to an airport, which disrupted shooting frequently due to incoming airplanes. Rainey was chosen to play Haddonfield Memorial Hospital's drunk resident doctor, Frederick Mixter.
The most unsettling moments involve needles being inserted into parts of the body where they can do no good. Alves dead and his subsequent slipping in the pool of blood has been significantly shortened or removed altogether in some prints and moved just prior to the explosion which kills Myers and Loomis. Halloween: From Pagan Ritual to Party Night. It is the second installment in the and a direct sequel to 1978. After this, Laurie drifts in and out of consciousness, having strange flashbacks about her adoption by the Strodes and visiting a boy in an institution. Michael, engulfed in flames, stumbles out of the room before finally falling dead. Warlock also claims that the mask he wore was the same one Nick Castle used in the first film.
Loomis hunt for Michael Myers, a traumatized Laurie is rushed to hospital, and the serial killer is not far behind her. 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. The Carpenter game plan of having The Shape lurking in the background works well and often here, particularly an opening sequence where it is glimpsed behind a woman in her kitchen. She flees to the parking lot, and hides in Jimmy's car. Sam Loomis, Michael Myers has followed Laurie to the Haddonfield Memorial Hospital, where she's been admitted for Myers' attempt on her life.
Archived from on October 12, 2018. Sam Loomis warning Sheriff Leigh Brackett that although he has shot Myers six times in the heart, Myers still lives. Michael falls down and Laurie walks to the bedroom doorway and sits down. Schoolnik and Carpenter spent a weekend editing Goldblatt's cut of the film, ultimately excising around 14 minutes. While the film has its Argento cues down pat, it does lack his manic energy.
In 1998, Goodtimes released the film on in a version. I had an influence in the. Archived from on March 22, 2017. So why do I keep coming back to this sequel more often than the original? Another notable difference is the killing of the Marshall. Horror Films of the 1980s. Some good kills are to be found as is to be expected.
She grabs a hanger and thrusts it up and into his eyes. Loomis continues his pursuit of him. I sat in my basement and turned off all the lights and you know what, I was spooked. It follows our surviving characters as they continue on through October 31, 1978, which has got to be the longest night in the recorded history of mankind. 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. He finally comes to get her and then all hell breaks loose.
The hospital is dark and quiet and rather empty. In another, it is glimpsed as a shadow, and in one of the best shots, the ghostly white face looms behind several panes of glass through a darkened room. There are some truly ingenious and horrific shots in this film. It was the same crew. The plot picks up directly after the first film, with following survivor Laurie Strode to the local hospital, while his psychiatrist Dr. It's a continuation of a John Carpenter and Debra Hill.
Regaining consciousness, Jimmy exits the hospital and reunites with Laurie, but falls unconscious once again, due to his earlier head injury. I didn't really see that much more to hang my hat on in the first film. Donald Pleasance, on the other hand, carries a lot of the film, and is even more over the top, practically frothing at the mouth. Shoop played Nurse Karen Bailey, who is scalded to death by Myers in the hospital therapy tub. Italian film producer assisted in financing the production.