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John Carpenter Says Halloween Ends Is Pretty Definitive: ‘They Really Want It To End’

Michael Myers is seemingly unkillable. There are already a dozen “Halloween” movies, with a (lucky or unlucky?) 13th installment, “Halloween Ends,” on the way this October. While the title of “Halloween Ends” might suggest a definite denouement for David Gordon Green’s recent trilogy — which began with the 2018 “Halloween” and continued last year with […]

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Texas Chainsaw Massacre Ending Explained: Lots Of Gore And A Needless Sequel Setup

Major “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” spoilers follow.Between “Halloween Kills,” the fifth “Scream” installment, and the recent Netflix sequel “Texas Chainsaw Massacre,” legacy horror films are having a big moment. The latter debuted today as a direct sequel to Tobe Hooper’s 1974 classic, completely ignoring the film’s many sequels, reboots, and remakes, but fans are already chainsaw buzz-buzz-buzzing […]

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Universal’s 2022 Theatrical Slate Will Hit Peacock Within 45 Days Of Release

People were shocked when Universal announced that the highly-anticipated “Halloween Kills” was going to be available to stream on Peacock the same day it hit theaters, and their experiment looks to have completely changed the theatrical window game for titles released from Universal Filmed Entertainment Group (Ufeg). NBCUniversal announced today that the majority of titles […]

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‘Halloween Ends’ Will Be ‘Much More Intimate’ and Honor John Carpenter’s Entire Body of Work

“Halloween Kills” was a critical misfire, but it still managed a healthy $49 million opening at the box office. The film has since grossed $89 million in the U.S., not terrible considering the pandemic and Universal’s decision to stream the horror tentpole on Peacock starting the same day it hit theaters. Next year brings “Halloween […]

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A Weaker ‘Eternals’ Box Office Is Just One of Many Issues in Likely November Slowdown

Between 2015 and 2019, box office in November was nearly 40 percent bigger than October. In October 2021, box office was $622 million; does that mean we can expect about $850 million in November?The short answer: No. November will likely be flat, or close. While October 2021 box office represented 79 percent of 2019 (the […]

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Dune, Antlers, Last Night In Soho Had A Scary Bad Halloween At The Box Office

Halloween happened over the weekend, and given that the holiday all but didn’t happen in 2020, there was much pent-up desire to enjoy the spooky season properly this year. While that was surely rewarding in its own way for those who observe the holiday, it wasn’t great for the box office as the weekend’s new […]

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‘Venom 2’ and ‘No Time to Die’ Help Make October the Biggest Box Office Month of the Year

For the first time in modern history, October is the highest-grossing month of the year at the domestic box office.Thanks to Sony’s comic book adventure “Venom: Let There Be Carnage,” MGM’s James Bond sequel “No Time to Die,” Universal’s “Halloween Kills” and the Warner Bros. and Legendary tentpole “Dune,” the season that celebrates all things […]

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Canceled Sequel Halloween 8: Lord Of The Dead Had A Twist Ending Where Laurie Strode Became Michael Myers

If you’ve lost count of how many “Halloween” movies there are, we’re coming up on unlucky number 13 next year with “Halloween Ends.” We’re also coming up on the real Halloween holiday this weekend, which means there’s no better time to talk about past “Halloween” franchise entries.Let’s be honest: “Halloween Ends” is a title that feels like […]

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