History YMMV / HalloweenTheCurseOfMichaelMyers

8th Apr '18 11:03:05 PM DaFlabbagasta
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* {{Nightmare Fuel}}: the operating room massacre towards the climax of the film and John Strode's excruciatingly painful death by electrocution.
** Dr. Loomis's screaming at the end. Especially in the Producer's Cut. While pretty silly in context, Donald Pleasence's screams are VERY unsettling.
** This doctor's death, whose head was thrust and grated through a gate door as Michael tries to [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJ2Wu1tgoWA break through the barrier.]]
14th Nov '17 11:18:01 PM TVRulezAgain
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* CompleteMonster: In the theatrical cut, [[MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate Dr. Terrence Wynn]] is revealed to be as monstrous as Michael himself. Wynn uses the ancient {{Cult}} of Thorn as a front for his experiments, using Michael's DNA to create evil in its purest form by impregnating female patients of Smith's Grove Sanitarium with Michael's DNA, most resulting in stillbirths. It is also discovered Wynn helped mentor Michael into being the killer he is today, and helped him escape in the [[Film/{{Halloween 1978}} first movie]]. In the [[Film/Halloween5TheRevengeOfMichaelMyers previous movie]], Wynn followed Michael in his killing spree, and [[CopKiller blew up a police station]] before abducting Michael's niece Jamie and escaping with Michael. After Jamie successfully births a new baby, Steven, Wynn plans on making Steven the next cycle of evil, and even forms a fascination with Danny Strode, trying to get him to become a killer too. His actions are even more abhorrent in the Producer's Cut, which contains additional scenes in which he personally murders Jamie and uses his dying breath to {{curse}} Doctor Loomis with the Mark of Thorn.

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* CompleteMonster: In the theatrical cut, [[MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate Dr. Terrence Wynn]] is revealed to be as monstrous as Michael himself. Wynn uses the ancient {{Cult}} of Thorn as a front for his experiments, using Michael's DNA to create evil in its purest form by impregnating female patients of Smith's Grove Sanitarium with Michael's DNA, most resulting in stillbirths. It is also discovered Wynn helped mentor Michael into being the killer he is today, and helped him escape in the [[Film/{{Halloween 1978}} first movie]]. In the [[Film/Halloween5TheRevengeOfMichaelMyers previous movie]], Wynn followed Michael in his killing spree, and [[CopKiller blew up a police station]] before abducting Michael's niece Jamie and escaping with Michael. After Jamie successfully births a new baby, Steven, Wynn plans on making Steven the next cycle of evil, and even forms a fascination with Danny Strode, trying to get him to become a killer too. His actions are even more abhorrent in the Producer's Cut, which contains additional scenes in which he personally murders Jamie and uses his dying breath to {{curse}} Doctor Loomis with the Mark of Thorn.
31st Oct '17 12:44:14 PM DrOO7
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* FridgeHorror: The father of Jamie's baby.

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* FridgeHorror: The father of Jamie's baby. Even if it wasn't Michael, she was still subjected to rape while only in her mid-teens, possibly even younger.
30th Oct '17 8:18:18 PM Animeking1108
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* EnsembleDarkhorse: Not a character, but a scene: John's death scene in the theatrical cut (where he's impaled by Michael in a fuse box, causing his head to explode) is so satisfying, that both [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tq7AJe2wXbw#t=13m8s Phelous]] and the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9d06XTkXBSs&t=17m11s Cinema Snob]] agree that it's the only improvement the theatrical cut has over the producer's cut (as John simply get electrocuted in the producer's cut).


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* TheScrappy: John Strode gets this for not only being an abusive father, but for disowning his daughter because [[SlutShaming she got pregnant premaritally]]. Needless to say, people were cheering for [[spoiler: Michael when he electrocutes him]].


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* SignatureScene: John's death scene in the theatrical cut (where he's impaled by Michael in a fuse box, causing his head to explode) is so satisfying, that both [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tq7AJe2wXbw#t=13m8s Phelous]] and the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9d06XTkXBSs&t=17m11s Cinema Snob]] agree that it's the only improvement the theatrical cut has over the producer's cut (as John simply get electrocuted in the producer's cut).
12th Oct '17 10:02:20 PM Clamanath
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* EnsembleDarkhorse: Not a character, but a scene: John's death scene in the theatrical cut (where he's impaled by Michael in a fuse box, causing his head to explode) is so satisfying, that both [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tq7AJe2wXbw#t=13m8s Phelous]] and the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9d06XTkXBSs&t=17m11s Cinema Snob]] agree that it's the only improvement the theatrical cut has over the producer's cut (as John simply get electrocuted in the producer's cut).
21st Sep '17 12:57:58 AM GroLor
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* CompleteMonster: In the theatrical cut, [[MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate Dr. Terrence Wynn]] is revealed to be as monstrous as Michael himself. Wynn uses the ancient {{Cult}} of Thorn as a front for his experiments, using Michael's DNA to create evil in its purest form by impregnating female patients of Smith's Grove Sanitarium with Michael's DNA, most resulting in stillbirths. It is also discovered Wynn helped mentor Michael into being the killer he is today, and helped him escape in the [[Film/{{Halloween 1978}} first movie]]. In the [[Film/Halloween5TheRevengeOfMichaelMyers previous movie]], Wynn followed Michael in his killing spree, and [[CopKiller blew up a police station]] before abducting Michael's niece Jamie and escaping with Michael. After Jamie successfully births a new baby, Steven, Wynn plans on making Steven the next cycle of evil, and even forms a fascination with Danny Strode, trying to get him to become a killer too.

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* CompleteMonster: In the theatrical cut, [[MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate Dr. Terrence Wynn]] is revealed to be as monstrous as Michael himself. Wynn uses the ancient {{Cult}} of Thorn as a front for his experiments, using Michael's DNA to create evil in its purest form by impregnating female patients of Smith's Grove Sanitarium with Michael's DNA, most resulting in stillbirths. It is also discovered Wynn helped mentor Michael into being the killer he is today, and helped him escape in the [[Film/{{Halloween 1978}} first movie]]. In the [[Film/Halloween5TheRevengeOfMichaelMyers previous movie]], Wynn followed Michael in his killing spree, and [[CopKiller blew up a police station]] before abducting Michael's niece Jamie and escaping with Michael. After Jamie successfully births a new baby, Steven, Wynn plans on making Steven the next cycle of evil, and even forms a fascination with Danny Strode, trying to get him to become a killer too. His actions are even more abhorrent in the Producer's Cut, which contains additional scenes in which he personally murders Jamie and uses his dying breath to {{curse}} Doctor Loomis with the Mark of Thorn.
12th Aug '17 10:55:08 AM nombretomado
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* {{Sequelitis}}: This film's critical reception is the worst in the entire ''Halloween'' franchise, with a mere 6% on RottenTomatoes, a huge fall from grace from the [[Film/{{Halloween 1978}} original film]]'s 94%. By this point in the series, the story had strayed pretty far from the original film, which was praised for its simple story and its slow building of suspense. This film, on the other hand, was criticized for having a very messy, convoluted story, with some calling the finished film incomprehensible (although that's mostly blamed on ExecutiveMeddling). It's no wonder the [[Film/HalloweenH20TwentyYearsLater next film]] was a partial reboot. However some fans consider ''Film/HalloweenResurrection'' to be the worst in the series, and ''Film/Halloween5TheRevengeOfMichaelMyers'' not far behind.

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* {{Sequelitis}}: This film's critical reception is the worst in the entire ''Halloween'' franchise, with a mere 6% on RottenTomatoes, Website/RottenTomatoes, a huge fall from grace from the [[Film/{{Halloween 1978}} original film]]'s 94%. By this point in the series, the story had strayed pretty far from the original film, which was praised for its simple story and its slow building of suspense. This film, on the other hand, was criticized for having a very messy, convoluted story, with some calling the finished film incomprehensible (although that's mostly blamed on ExecutiveMeddling). It's no wonder the [[Film/HalloweenH20TwentyYearsLater next film]] was a partial reboot. However some fans consider ''Film/HalloweenResurrection'' to be the worst in the series, and ''Film/Halloween5TheRevengeOfMichaelMyers'' not far behind.
16th Mar '17 1:04:57 AM PrincessGwen
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** This doctors death, whose head was thrust and grated through a gate door as Michael tries to [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJ2Wu1tgoWA break through the barrier.]]

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** This doctors doctor's death, whose head was thrust and grated through a gate door as Michael tries to [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJ2Wu1tgoWA break through the barrier.]]



* {{Sequelitis}}: This film's critical reception is the worst in the entire ''Halloween'' franchise, with a mere 6% on RottenTomatoes, a huge fall from grace from the [[Film/{{Halloween 1978}} original film]]'s 94%. By this point in the series, the story had strayed pretty far from the original film, which was praised for it's simple story and it's slow building of suspense. This film, on the other hand, was criticized for having a very messy, convoluted story, with some calling the finished film incomprehensible (although that's mostly blamed on ExecutiveMeddling). It's no wonder the [[Film/HalloweenH20TwentyYearsLater next film]] was a partial reboot. However some fans consider ''Film/HalloweenResurrection'' to be the worst in the series, and ''Film/Halloween5TheRevengeOfMichaelMyers'' not far behind.

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* {{Sequelitis}}: This film's critical reception is the worst in the entire ''Halloween'' franchise, with a mere 6% on RottenTomatoes, a huge fall from grace from the [[Film/{{Halloween 1978}} original film]]'s 94%. By this point in the series, the story had strayed pretty far from the original film, which was praised for it's its simple story and it's its slow building of suspense. This film, on the other hand, was criticized for having a very messy, convoluted story, with some calling the finished film incomprehensible (although that's mostly blamed on ExecutiveMeddling). It's no wonder the [[Film/HalloweenH20TwentyYearsLater next film]] was a partial reboot. However some fans consider ''Film/HalloweenResurrection'' to be the worst in the series, and ''Film/Halloween5TheRevengeOfMichaelMyers'' not far behind.
8th Feb '17 1:08:26 PM Blackbison01
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** This doctors death, whose head was thrust and grated through a gate door as Michael tries to [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJ2Wu1tgoWA break through the barrier.]]
25th Dec '16 12:46:51 PM HMS1013
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** Dr. Loomis's screaming at the end. Especially in the Producer's Cut. While pretty silly in context, Donald Pleasence's screams are VERY unsettling.
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