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October 9, 2018   Jules   Gallery Updated Be first to comment

Added screencaps from The Graham Norton Show (05 October 2018)

October 7, 2018   Jules   'Halloween' Be first to comment

When the first Halloween was released in 1978, not only did the film become the cutting edge of horror, it also introduced actress Jamie Lee Curtis as a powerful leading lady at the young age of 19. The film was just the beginning for Curtis, who has since seen a sustainable acting career including memorable roles in True Lies, A Fish Called Wanda and Freaky Friday. Everything goes back to Halloween for her, now quite literally as she stars again as Laurie Strode in a movie that’s been given the same exact title. For Curtis, returning to her most iconic role was a lot more emotional than she thought it be. In her words: Read More here

September 29, 2018   Jules   Press / Interview Be first to comment

The horror genre has been on a hot streak for the past few years, as new and exciting properties were introduced, resulting in both critical and box office success. Many of the most recent hits come from Blumhouse Productions, which has recently set its eyes on the classics of the genre. A new Halloween movie will arrive in theaters in a matter of weeks, bringing back franchise favorites Jamie Lee Curtis and Nick Castle as Laurie Strode and Michael Myers respectively– plus a new soundtrack by the legendary John Carpenter. Halloween will mark Curtis’ fifth movie as Laurie, who is arguably the OG scream queen. Curtis recently spoke to the process of filming John Carpenter’s original film, and revealed how her role as Laurie ultimately made her a real actress. As she tells it… Read More here

September 29, 2018   Jules   'Halloween' Be first to comment

A new coat of paint, even on a storied house of horrors such as “Halloween,” can do wonders. Read More here

September 18, 2018   Jules   'Halloween', Screening Be first to comment

In addition to their recently announced 13-film David Cronenberg celebration, Beyond Fest’s full programming slate honors the horror genre’s past and present with a wide range of screenings, including Halloween (2018), Bob Clark’s Black Christmas (a big influence on the new Halloween), John Carpenter’s Halloween, The Monster Squad (with cast and crew in attendance), Anna and the Apocalypse, early screenings of the new Suspiria at the nearby Cinerama Dome, and much more: Read More here

September 16, 2018   Jules   'Halloween', Event / Appearance, Screening Be first to comment

The actress will be at Dublin’s Lighthouse Cinema on October 5th for a screening of the 2018 film – 40 years after first appearing as Laurie Strode in John Carpenter’s iconic horror – as well as participating in a Q&A with Irish writer, academic and broadcaster Sinead Burke. Read More here

September 16, 2018   Jules   'Halloween' Be first to comment

The direct sequel remixes its slasher roots to become a thrilling feminist frolic. Michael Myers is who we’re here to see, but the story is Laurie’s. Read More here

September 16, 2018   Jules   'Halloween' Be first to comment

While horror movies are a beloved part of the filmmaking landscape, there was a time when it was all uncharted territory. A passion project made on a minimal budget, Halloween is one of the most beloved horror franchises, and fans of the slasher subgenre have the original movie to thank. Blumhouse’s upcoming Halloween movie will be a direct sequel to the 1978 original, ignoring the bevy of sequels in the process. Jamie Lee Curtis is returning as Laurie Strode, a woman who has been haunted by Michael Myers’ attack for decades. Curtis recently revealed one moment of solidarity she had with the crew, and it’s sure to give any Halloween fan chills. When filming a scene where Laurie was reflecting on her life, the crew wore special outfits to lend support. Read More here

September 15, 2018   Jules   'Halloween', Press / Video Be first to comment

Tonight in Toronto, Laurie Strode makes a triumphant return to cinemas with David Gordon Green’s Halloween. While the latest installment of John Carpenter’s iconic horror franchise—centering on the murderous, masked Michael Meyers—is the first to hit theaters in over a decade, Green’s contribution to the canon goes back much further than that. Read More here