History YMMV / Halloween2007

11th May '16 9:27:39 PM taddavis
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** A lot of what Ronnie, Michael's stepfather, says and/or does. The film starts off with him mocking his baby stepdaughter by mimicking her crying (she's a baby, of course she's going to cry when you scream at her), then telling Deborah that Michael's probably going to grow up and "cut his dick and balls off and change his name to Michelle". He's almost cartoonishly unlikeable. The whole character is like someone took the mind of a twelve-year-old playground bully and put in the body of a middle-aged alcoholic wreck.

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** A lot of what Ronnie, Michael's stepfather, says and/or does. The film starts off with him mocking his baby stepdaughter by mimicking her crying (she's a baby, of course she's going to cry when you scream at her), crying, then telling Deborah that Michael's probably going to grow up and "cut his dick and balls off and change his name to Michelle". He's almost cartoonishly unlikeable. The whole character is like someone took the mind of a twelve-year-old playground bully and put in the body of a middle-aged alcoholic wreck.
14th Oct '15 3:47:47 AM erforce
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* HilariousInHindsight: People poked fun at how the orderlies at Michael's asylum fed him steroids due to how tall he got. This gets even funnier when in the sequel, Daeg Faerch (the actor who played Michael as a child) was unable to reprise his role because of a massive growth spurt he had between films.

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People poked fun at how the orderlies at Michael's asylum fed him steroids due to how tall he got. This gets even funnier when in the sequel, Daeg Faerch (the actor who played Michael as a child) was unable to reprise his role because of a massive growth spurt he had between films.



* TheWoobie: Laurie, ''obviously''.

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* TheWoobie: TheWoobie:
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Laurie, ''obviously''.
13th Oct '15 4:32:40 PM EverythingisAwful
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* LoveItOrHateIt: It's probably the most base breaking entry in the series since Season of the Witch or Curse of Michael Myers.
17th Aug '15 9:02:14 PM PrincessGwen
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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: Micheal's origin basically boils down to "he liked killing people as a kid". The origin wasn't fleshed out much, and as a result they ruined the mystery of his character.

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: Micheal's Michael's origin basically boils down to "he liked killing people as a kid". The origin wasn't fleshed out much, and as a result they ruined the mystery of his character.
17th Aug '15 8:59:13 PM PrincessGwen
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*** Hits it ''big'' when [[spoiler: Michael kills Nurse Wynn when [[TemptingFate insulted Michael's picture of Lauren and jokingly questioned if she was related him]]]]. The look on Deborah's face when she sees Michael ''snap at her'' and [[EvilAllAlong having that evil smirk on his face]] and her huge mental breakdown is ''devastating''. It's worse when you see her [[spoiler: later on watching video tapes of how happy her family before was and proceeds to [[DrivenToSuicide shoot herself]] after hitting the DespairEventHorizon '''hard''']].

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*** Hits it ''big'' when [[spoiler: Michael kills Nurse Wynn when [[TemptingFate insulted Michael's picture of Lauren Laurie and jokingly questioned if she was related him]]]]. The look on Deborah's face when she sees Michael ''snap at her'' and [[EvilAllAlong having that evil smirk on his face]] and her huge mental breakdown is ''devastating''. It's worse when you see her [[spoiler: later on watching video tapes of how happy her family before was and proceeds to [[DrivenToSuicide shoot herself]] after hitting the DespairEventHorizon '''hard''']].
25th Jul '15 5:21:54 PM Shadowbrook
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** As pointed out during the review of the film by Phelous, the merits of giving Michael an origin and explaining his murderous nature is dubious at best (and has been done[[Film/HalloweenTheCurseOfMichaelMyers poorly before]]), but it is difficult to take Michael as a child seriously with the tantrum-esque '''"I'M NOT LISTENING!! *SCREECHES LOUDLY*"''' moment, to say nothing of how this can make it difficult to take this version of Michael seriously as an adult killer.

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** As pointed out during the review of the film by Phelous, the merits of giving Michael an origin and explaining his murderous nature is dubious at best (and has been done[[Film/HalloweenTheCurseOfMichaelMyers done [[Film/HalloweenTheCurseOfMichaelMyers poorly before]]), but it is difficult to take Michael as a child seriously with the tantrum-esque '''"I'M NOT LISTENING!! *SCREECHES LOUDLY*"''' moment, to say nothing of how this can make it difficult to take this version of Michael seriously as an adult killer.
27th May '15 12:50:01 AM BronyoftheOctaves
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* TearJerker: [[spoiler: Deborah's suicide. While the film has problems, it's '''devastating''' to see a woman who tried to keep her family together lose it all because her son ''lost it'', and then live with the cold fact her kid is basically far from [[UsedToBeASweetKid the sweet little kid he was]]. Seeing her watching the good times with her family and Michael before killing herself and leaving Laurie alone is a heartbreaking but ''horrifying'' cataclysm that lead to the events of the film..]]
27th May '15 12:45:59 AM BronyoftheOctaves
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*** Hits it ''big'' when [[spoiler: Michael kills Nurse Wynn when [[TemptingFate insulted Michael's picture of Lauren and jokingly questioned if she was related him]]]]. The look on Deborah's face when she sees Michael ''snap at her'' and [[EvilAllAlong having that evil smirk on his face]] and her huge mental breakdown is ''devastating''. It's worse when you see her [[spoiler: later on watching video tapes of how happy her family was and proceeds to [[DrivenToSuicide shoot herself]] after hitting the DespairEventHorizon '''hard'']].

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*** Hits it ''big'' when [[spoiler: Michael kills Nurse Wynn when [[TemptingFate insulted Michael's picture of Lauren and jokingly questioned if she was related him]]]]. The look on Deborah's face when she sees Michael ''snap at her'' and [[EvilAllAlong having that evil smirk on his face]] and her huge mental breakdown is ''devastating''. It's worse when you see her [[spoiler: later on watching video tapes of how happy her family before was and proceeds to [[DrivenToSuicide shoot herself]] after hitting the DespairEventHorizon '''hard'']].'''hard''']].
27th May '15 12:45:14 AM BronyoftheOctaves
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* UglyGuyHotWife : Pretty much every couple on-screen. As CinemaSins points out, are there NO attractive men in Haddonville?

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* UglyGuyHotWife : Pretty much every couple on-screen. As CinemaSins points out, are there NO attractive men in Haddonville?Haddonville?
* TheWoobie: Laurie, ''obviously''.
** Special mention goes to Deborah Myers, while she herself was a struggling stripper, the fact she came home to find her daughter and second husband dead, her son ''being the cause of it'', and watching the last of her family ([[spoiler: and Laurie as an infant]]) is devastating.
*** Hits it ''big'' when [[spoiler: Michael kills Nurse Wynn when [[TemptingFate insulted Michael's picture of Lauren and jokingly questioned if she was related him]]]]. The look on Deborah's face when she sees Michael ''snap at her'' and [[EvilAllAlong having that evil smirk on his face]] and her huge mental breakdown is ''devastating''. It's worse when you see her [[spoiler: later on watching video tapes of how happy her family was and proceeds to [[DrivenToSuicide shoot herself]] after hitting the DespairEventHorizon '''hard'']].
4th May '15 1:46:19 PM Scaramouche
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** In the first scene, Michael's stepfather, Ronnie, makes a rather crude 'joke' about how Michael will probably grow up to be transgender - "Prob'ly cut his dick an' balls off an' change his name to Michelle." A year later, Faerch appeared in {{Film/Hancock}}, in which he played a French bully called Michel, which is pronounced the same way as 'Michelle'.
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