Myers managed to survive Laurie’s trap at the end of the last movie and makes it out alive. Once they learn he is still not dead, the Strode women join a group of other survivors of Michael’s first rampage who decide to take matters into their own hands – forming a vigilante mob that sets out to hunt Michael down, once and for all.
Here’s the trailer:
Universal’s official blurb reads:
“A sequel to the 2018 sequel bringing back Laurie Strode for another showdown with masked killer Michael Myers. When Michael manages to free himself from Laurie’s trap, his ritual bloodbath resumes. As Laurie fights her pain and prepares to defend herself against him, she inspires all of Haddonfield to rise up against their unstoppable monster. The Strode women join a group of other survivors of Michael’s first rampage who decide to take matters into their own hands, forming a vigilante mob that sets out to hunt Michael down, once and for all. Evil dies tonight.”
The first (mixed) reviews for Halloween Kills were recently released following its debut at the 78th Venice International Film Festival.
The film drew criticisms from The Telegraph‘s Robbie Collin writing:
“Halloween Kills is certainly more Halloween. But the game board is left exactly as it was found in readiness for round 13; the only thing that advances is the body count,”
Variety’s Owen Gleiberman went one step further, describing Halloween Kills as:
Halloween Kills will open in UK and US cinemas on October 15th.