Why that unbelievable 'Halloween Kills' ending is actually perfect

Why that unbelievable 'Halloween Kills' ending is actually perfect

Michael Myers won because Michael Myers always wins. That’s the tough-to-swallow takeaway of Halloween Kills, director David Gordon Green’s controversial sequel to Halloween (2018). It’s easy to see why the ending inflamed some. Michael has survived fiery car crashes, brutal stabbings, hospital explosions, and even a gnarly fall down a mineshaft before. But this Halloween outing, propelled by Haddonfielders’ rallying cry of “EVIL DIES TONIGHT,” actually seemed like it could — and should — end Michael. Of course, with another sequel, Halloween Ends, expected next year that was never going to be true.In the final moments of Halloween Kills, The Shape gets the cockroach treatment after he’s lured into a trap by Laurie Strode’s daughter, Karen (Judy Greer). Bullets, bats, and blood fly as he’s beaten down by Haddonfield townsfolk in the street outside his childhood home. With the score from John Carpenter’s 1978 original wafting over the carnage, Michael

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