REVIEW: HALLOWEEN 2
OVERVIEW: Director Rob Zombie delivers a horror legend in HALLOWEEN II, slashing its way onto Unrated Director’s Cut Blu-ray™ & DVD this January 12, 2010, plus a Theatrical Edition DVD. In 2007, moviegoers witnessed the birth of evil in Rob Zombie’s Halloween. Now, the secret behind iconic screen villain Michael Myers’ madness will finally be revealed in this terrifying new sequel featuring returning cast members and horror fan favorites Scout Taylor Compton (Obsessed), Malcolm McDowell (A Clockwork Orange), Brad Dourif (Child’s Play), Danielle Harris (Urban Legend), Sheri Moon Zombie (The Devil’s Rejects) and Tyler Mane (The Devil’s Rejects). HALLOWEEN II arrives on Unrated Director’s Cut Blu-ray™ & DVD loaded with killer bonus materials fright fans will love!
SYNOPSIS: Rob Zombie's HALLOWEEN II picks up at the exact moment that 2007's box-office smash, Halloween stopped and follows the aftermath of Michael Myers's (Tyler Mane) murderous rampage through the eyes of heroine Laurie Strode (Scout Taylor Compton).
Evil has a new destiny. Michael Myers is back in this terrifying sequel to Rob Zombie's visionary re-imagining of Halloween which grossed almost $80 million worldwide. It is that time of year again, and Michael Myers has returned home to sleepy Haddonfield, Illinois to take care of some unfinished family business. Unleashing a trail of terror that only horror master Zombie can, Myers will stop at nothing to bring closure to the secrets of his twisted past. But the town's got an unlikely new hero, if they can only stay alive long enough to stop the unstoppable.
DVD: The film is presented in widescreen with a
1.85:1 aspect ration preserving its theatrical
format. Looks clean images without any types of color
saturation. Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has done it
again with this transfer. Not only the picture looks
good in this unrated version of the film, also the
sound it is good. A Dolby Digital English 5.1
providing a nice complement to the picture it also includes
English, French and Spanish subtitles.
In terms of Special Features
the DVD includes deleted and alternate scenes, audition footage,
make-up test footage, a blooper reel, music videos, a commentary
with writer/director Rob Zombie.
Overall Halloween 2 managed to
deliver a few scares, nothing more. Only Rob Zombie's fans will
be attracted to this fail horror franchise revival.
Anamorphic Widescreen (1.85:1) Enhance for 16x9 TVs
Digital 5.1 Surround - English
Subtitles - English
Deleted and Alternate Scenes
Make-up Test Footage
Captain Clegg and the Night Creatures Music Videos
Commentary with Writer/Director Rob Zombie
Uncle Seymour Coffins' Stand-up Routines
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