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October 19, 2018

At the Movies: 40 years later, ‘Halloween' slashes again

AP Film Writer

Director David Gordon Green adopts much of what resonated in the original 1978 "Halloween" film (including original stars Jamie Lee Curtis and Nick Castle).

With hollow eyes and sagging cheeks, the flabby white mask of Michael Myers is horror's great blank slate. Project your fears here, it says. Myers doesn't speak. His movements never rise beyond a deliberate gait (well, aside from all the stabbing and strangling). Even his name is purposefully bland.

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