Director: Rob Zombie Run Time: 109 min. Format: DCP Rating: R Release Year: 2007
Starring: Daeg Faerch, Danielle Harris, Danny Trejo, Dee Wallace-Stone, Hanna Hall, Malcolm McDowell, Scout Taylor-Compton, Sheri Moon Zombie, Tyler Mane, William Forsythe
Childhood lunatic Michael Myers gets an aughtsie make-over via Rob Zombie in this 2007 remake, which – rather boldly – fills in the gaps of Myers’ past, providing insight into the psychosis that drives the once blank-faced killer.
In an extended prologue, we meet Myers as a boy, abused at home and at school, and whose budding psychosis goes largely ignored — until the stabbing starts, at least. After that it all becomes rather familiar — fifteen years later, Michael returns home to celebrate the anniversary of his famous killings the best way he knows how (more killing).