Halloween: H20 in 4K Ultra HD, an anniversary that turns into carnage

Twenty years have passed since the bloody episode that occurred in the small town of Haddonfield on Halloween night. Now a college principal in California, Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) seems to have found serenity with her partner and her young 17-year-old son. But the traumatic memory of Michael Myers is tenacious, especially since the formidable serial killer intends to perpetuate his murderous crusade.

Masterfully inaugurated by John Carpenter in 1978, The Night of the Masks (aka Halloween) had unequal sequels spread over more than forty years. The latest, Halloween Kills (2021) by David Gordon Green is symptomatic of a tired franchise that recycles empty anthology moments from a cult B series.

Scream queen from mother to daughter

In 1998, Steve Miner, who had already worked for the genre (House, Friday the 13th chapters 2 and 3, Warlock), intended to refresh the saga with the anniversary return of the most famous masked bogeyman in the history of cinema. In this seventh opus, Janet Leigh (Psychosis), pioneer of the scream queen after Fay Wray in King Kong (Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack, 1933), plays the role of her daughter Jamie Lee Curtis, who also plays the role. matter.

Halloween: H20 is announced in 4K Ultra HD on January 24 from Paramount. More info as soon as possible.