Does The New 'Halloween' Impale In Comparison? It's been forty years since the release of the classic horror film, Halloween. Since then, the franchise has wandered through its own house of horrors in the form of sequels and reboots. The newest Halloween throws all of those additions out, and assumes that only the 1978 original ever happened.
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Does The New 'Halloween' Impale In Comparison?

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Does The New 'Halloween' Impale In Comparison?

Does The New 'Halloween' Impale In Comparison?

Does The New 'Halloween' Impale In Comparison?

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Nick Castle returns to play the role of Michael Myers in the latest Halloween reboot.

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It's been forty years since the release of the classic horror film Halloween. Since then, the franchise has wandered through its own house of horrors in the form of sequels and reboots. The newest Halloween throws all of those additions out, and assumes that only the 1978 original ever happened.

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