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Victims & Villains Episode 156: Halloween (2018)

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ROCK ON!

All roads have led to this! That’s right over the past month, we’ve been going through all TEN Halloween movies through original episodes, spin-off episodes, YouTube content and crossovers. Now, forty years after the original, Jamie Lee Curtis returns to Haddonfield. Before we talk about it, we’re talking about the indie works of our guest, Blair Webb. Blair is the creator of the indie comic book, Ghost Man and the punk rock magazine, The Hold-Up. This episode serves as a refresher for his projects. If you wanna hear more about his projects, be sure to check out his previous appearances on our show: Popcomiganza and The Great Philadelphia Comic Con.

STRODE, MYERS AND LEGACY

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Halloween (2018) serves as a direct sequel to the original 1978 film of the same name and it ignores all nine sequels and remakes. Director David Gordon Green and writer Danny McBride had a big shoes to fill when preserving the legacy of the original film. We’re talking about the legacy of the film and how the film moves forward the franchise and gives the original a run for its’ money.

WHERE NEXT?

You’re gonna have to listen to this episode and actually see the movie to know just how it ends, but does this film open up for a sequel? We’re talking sequel and future franchise ideas with Mr. Webb. Where would you like to see the Halloween films to go next? Make sure you guys leave a comment below and let’s talk future!

LAURIE’S PTSD

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Following the events of the original 1978 film, would leave anyone broken. Over the past forty years, Laurie Strode has definitely been impacted by her run in with Michael. The filmmakers show how doomsday planning, divorce and child services have impacted the lives of the Strodes. We’re talking about the importance of opening up after a tragic event.

More importantly, if you or someone you know is struggling with suicide, depression, self-harm or addiction, please feel free to reach out, use any of our resources, call the suicide life line: 1-800-273-8255 or text 741-741.

Credits: Music by Logan McElroy and Shawn Davis. The X-Files & the Predator are properties of Fox. We do not own nor claim any rights. The Flash & Man of Steel are property of Warner Brothers & DC Comics. We do not own nor claim any rights. Networked by That’s Entertainment! Super Smash Bros is property of Nintendo. We do not own nor claim any rights. Halloween (2018) is property of Universal Pictures. We do not own nor claim any rights.

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Josh Burkey is the creator and driving force behind the movement, Victims and Villains. More than just a simple podcast and YouTube channel, Josh is striving to make content to really allow people to know their worth & connect them with counselors. He is married to his wife Erica and is the proud father of 2 adorable and sassy cats.
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