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2nd Mar '16 1:58:49 AM bt8257
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* The scene just before the credits was specially unnerving. After Loomis shoots Myers over the balcony and we see his lifeless body resting below, he takes a second look and [[OffscreenTeleportation he's gone]]. [[NothingIsScarier The final scene of the film is nothing but a montage of all the moonlit houses in the neighborhood, with Michael's breathing heard over the main theme, practically stating that he could be anywhere now.]]

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* The scene just before the credits was specially unnerving. After Loomis shoots Myers over the balcony and we see his lifeless body resting below, he takes a second look and [[OffscreenTeleportation he's gone]]. [[NothingIsScarier The final scene of the film is nothing but a montage of all the moonlit houses in the neighborhood, with Michael's breathing heard over the main theme, practically stating that he could be anywhere now.anywhere.]]



--> '''Dr Loomis''': As a matter of fact... it was...

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--> '''Dr '''Dr. Loomis''': As a matter of fact... it was...was.



* The way Michael is integrated into so many shots. There's one scene where Annie is in the kitchen talking on the phone. Directly behind her is a pair of glass doors leading outside. For a brief moment Michael can be seen standing there watching her through the glass.

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* The way Michael is integrated into so many shots. There's one scene where Annie is in the kitchen talking on the phone. Directly behind her is a pair of glass doors leading outside. For a brief moment Michael can be briefly seen standing there watching her through the glass.



--> '''Mr Myers''': ...Michael?

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--> '''Mr '''Mr. Myers''': ...Michael?
2nd Mar '16 1:40:54 AM bt8257
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-->''"I met him fifteen years ago; [[TheSoulless I was told there was nothing left; no reason, no conscience, no understanding; and even the most rudimentary sense of life or death, of good or evil, right or wrong.]] I met this six-year-old child, with this blank, pale, emotionless face, and the blackest eyes... the Devil's eyes. I spent eight years trying to reach him, and then another seven trying to keep him locked up, because I realized that what was living behind that boy's eyes was purely and simply...'' '''''evil.'''''"

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-->''"I met him fifteen him, 15 years ago; [[TheSoulless I was told there was nothing left; no reason, no conscience, no understanding; and even the most rudimentary sense of life or death, of good or evil, right or wrong.]] I met this six-year-old child, with this blank, pale, emotionless face, and the blackest eyes... the Devil's eyes. I spent eight years trying to reach him, and then another seven trying to keep him locked up, because I realized that what was living behind that boy's eyes was purely and simply...'' '''''evil.'''''"



--> '''Mr Myers''': ...Michael?

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--> '''Mr Myers''': ...Michael?Michael?
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2nd Mar '16 1:38:47 AM bt8257
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-->''"I met him fifteen years ago; [[TheSoulless I was told there was nothing left: no reason, no conscience, no understanding, and even the most rudimentary sense of life or death, of good or evil, right or wrong.]] I met this six-year-old child, with this blank, pale, emotionless face, and the blackest eyes... the Devil's eyes. I spent eight years trying to reach him, and then another seven trying to keep him locked up, because I realized that what was living behind that boy's eyes was purely and simply...'' '''''evil.'''''"
** The fact that he's got no reason to kill. While serial killers generally have [[FreudianExcuse something]] motivating their kills, Myers has been messed up since childhood. He doesn't even kill ForTheEvulz. By all rights, he should be a GenericDoomsdayVillain (and he kind of is). Instead, it's extremely unsettling and pure nightmare fuel.

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-->''"I met him fifteen years ago; [[TheSoulless I was told there was nothing left: left; no reason, no conscience, no understanding, understanding; and even the most rudimentary sense of life or death, of good or evil, right or wrong.]] I met this six-year-old child, with this blank, pale, emotionless face, and the blackest eyes... the Devil's eyes. I spent eight years trying to reach him, and then another seven trying to keep him locked up, because I realized that what was living behind that boy's eyes was purely and simply...'' '''''evil.'''''"
** The fact that he's got no reason to kill. While serial killers generally have [[FreudianExcuse something]] motivating their kills, murders, Myers has been messed up since childhood. He doesn't even kill ForTheEvulz. By all rights, he should be a GenericDoomsdayVillain (and he kind of is). Instead, it's extremely unsettling and pure nightmare fuel.
13th Oct '15 9:27:19 PM jedidarrick
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* The scene when Laurie [[spoiler:finds the bodies of all of her friends throughout the house. And then you see Myers slowly materialize ''right behind'' Laurie in the closet...]].

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* The scene when Laurie [[spoiler:finds the bodies of all of her friends throughout the house. And then you see Myers slowly materialize ''right behind'' Laurie in the closet...]].]]



* The shot after Michael had killed Bob. Michael just looks at the corpse and studies it, tilting his head to one side. What is [[FridgeHorror going through Michael's head?]].

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* The shot after Michael had killed Bob. Michael just looks at the corpse and studies it, tilting his head to one side. What is [[FridgeHorror going through Michael's head?]].head?]]



** [[spoiler: That is really sold by the score, which is nightmare fuel in itself in some ways. Just how perfectly timed the '''dun - dun-dun!''' fits the action is stunning, but then that ''is'' a Carpenter trademark]].

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** [[spoiler: That is really sold by the score, which is nightmare fuel in itself in some ways. Just how perfectly timed the '''dun - dun-dun!''' fits the action is stunning, but then that ''is'' a Carpenter trademark]].trademark.]]
3rd Jul '15 1:45:47 PM SilentStranger
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--> '''Laura''': It ''was'' the Boogeyman...
--> '''Dr Loomis''': As a matter of fact... it was...



* Michael wearing the bedsheet. The image Michael appearing in the doorway is bad enough. Then you factor in that he just killed a guy and put his glasses on the ghost in order to trick his girlfriend so he can kill her without her even realizing a killer is in the room. Probably the first genuinely frightening example of a BedsheetGhost.

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* Michael wearing the bedsheet. The image Michael appearing in the doorway is bad enough. Then you factor in that he just killed a guy and put his glasses on the ghost in order to trick his girlfriend so he can kill her without her even realizing a killer is in the room. Probably the first genuinely frightening example of a BedsheetGhost.BedsheetGhost.
* The opening scene where young Michael has just murdered his sister and wandered out into the street, just as his parents are coming home, finding their son wearing a creepy clown mask and clutching a bloody kitchen knife...
--> '''Mr Myers''': ...Michael?
7th Dec '14 10:46:45 AM Thurisaz314
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22nd Nov '14 9:19:52 PM bt8257
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22nd Nov '14 9:13:27 PM bt8257
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-->''"I met him fifteen years ago. [[TheSoulless I was told there was nothing left; no reason, no conscience, no understanding, and even the most rudimentary sense of life or death, of good or evil, right or wrong.]] I met this six-year-old child, with this blank, pale, emotionless face, and the blackest eyes... the Devil's eyes. I spent eight years trying to reach him, and then another seven trying to keep him locked up, because I realized that what was living behind that boy's eyes was purely and simply...'' '''''evil.'''''"

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-->''"I met him fifteen years ago. ago; [[TheSoulless I was told there was nothing left; left: no reason, no conscience, no understanding, and even the most rudimentary sense of life or death, of good or evil, right or wrong.]] I met this six-year-old child, with this blank, pale, emotionless face, and the blackest eyes... the Devil's eyes. I spent eight years trying to reach him, and then another seven trying to keep him locked up, because I realized that what was living behind that boy's eyes was purely and simply...'' '''''evil.'''''"
22nd Nov '14 9:12:14 PM bt8257
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** WordOfGod makes it even scarier: It's not [[spoiler:Michael walking into the light, it's simulating your eyes adjusting to darkness. Michael was standing there '''''the whole time''''', he just wasn't visible in the dark.]]

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** WordOfGod makes it even scarier: It's scarier. [[spoiler:It's not [[spoiler:Michael Michael walking into the light, it's simulating your eyes adjusting to darkness. Michael was standing there '''''the whole time''''', he just wasn't visible in the dark.]]
22nd Nov '14 9:09:32 PM bt8257
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* The scene when Laurie [[spoiler:finds the bodies of all of her friends throughout the house. And then you see Myers slowly materialize right behind Laurie in the closet...]].
** WordOfGod makes it even scarier: It's not [[spoiler:Michael walking into the light, it's simulating your eyes adjusting to darkness. Michael was standing there ''the whole time'', he just wasn't visible in the dark.]]

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* The scene when Laurie [[spoiler:finds the bodies of all of her friends throughout the house. And then you see Myers slowly materialize right behind ''right behind'' Laurie in the closet...]].
** WordOfGod makes it even scarier: It's not [[spoiler:Michael walking into the light, it's simulating your eyes adjusting to darkness. Michael was standing there ''the '''''the whole time'', time''''', he just wasn't visible in the dark.]]
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