…:::kindertrauma:::… random header image

Halloween 4 and 5

October 23rd, 2007 by unkle lancifer · No Comments


danielle harris halloween sequel
 After wearing the world’s most unconvincing wig in Part 2, JAMIE LEE CURTIS abandoned the HALLOWEEN franchise in search of less blood-soaked pastures. A new heroine was not to be found in Part 3’s STACY NELKIN, not because she didn’t have the chops, but because she was left a decapitated robot and she had nothing to do with anything. Part 4 introduced little 10 year old DANIELLE HARRIS to the scream queen club, and boy did she ever scream. Her two film ordeal makes THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST look like SPY KIDS. Playing the part of Laurie Strode’s orphaned daughter Jamie, the half pint went on to carry both 4 and 5 on her own petite shoulders. (Part 6 had an other actress playing the part and she was subsequently shunned by society and forced to wear a red “F” is for FAKE letter upon her bosom). If you’re somehow not familiar with these movies I’ll fill you in. In Part 4 Michael Myers comes back to Haddonfield, Illinois to kill everyone and in Part 5 he does it a year later, but he also brings a basket of useless MacGuffins. The biggest difference is that Part 4 is a near perfect homage to John Carpenter and Part 5 is…less so.Old time Halloween fans might want to sit down for what I’m about to say, but I swear to you it’s true. Due to constant double billed cable play over the years, many a fan’s introduction to the Myers character is through 4 and 5. Still breathing? Don’t get too comfortable. Many of these people PREFER the sequels to the original…HEY! Don’t stab the messenger!!! In fact these two flicks have sorta melded into one in viewers eyes much like 1 and 2 were supposed to do if that damn wig didn’t ruin everything. The beauty part is that Jamie Lee Curtis left some damn big shoes to fill and D.H. did just that. So all you sequel haters out there GIVE IT UP! You will never win. No, they may not have the honor of being innovative or lighting the fire, but they do eventually find their way into most fans hearts and more importantly, sometimes they create new fans. Now that can’t be bad can it?


    • Uncle Mike sitting up by the bed as lightning illuminates him
    • Those awful teasing brats who call J’s mommy a mummy!
    • The rooftop sequence
    • Mike kills yet another dog (Max). What is his problem with dogs?
    • The deadly laundry shoot!
    Related Posts with Thumbnails

    Tags: Repeat Offenders

    0 responses so far ↓

    • There are no comments yet...What are you waiting for?

    You must log in with your Kindertrauma account to post a comment: