Jamie Lee Curtis returns to "Halloween" as "Laurie Strode". She talks to USA TODAY about the (in) famous mask of the murderous Michael Myers.
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Once you've heard there's another "Halloween" movie featuring Jamie Lee Curtis horror hero Laurie Strode against the iconic villain Michael Myers, you might suspect that one of them probably would not be in the end. And the latest tour does not disappoint, with a fiery, action-packed climax.
So who made it alive? Well, that's a complicated question.
Spoiler alert! We discuss the plot points that end with "Halloween," so be careful if you have not seen it yet.
This is your last warning. (And also a nice time for a sweet little Michael Myers GIF.)
After 40 years of preparing for Michael's return, Laurie has finally turned the tables on the original 1978 "Halloween" and lured him into an isolated house in the woods. Her daughter Karen (Judy Greer) and her granddaughter Allyson (Andi Maathhak) hide in a secret cellar under the kitchen, while Laurie struggles with Michael, a fight that goes through the house and ends with Laurie thrown by a second becomes. Stock balcony.
Here's the thing: The house is in fact a Michael-ready death trap. Michael goes after the other women and rips the kitchen island over the floor to find Karen and Allyson. Karen cries for her mother to help, but it's a cunning: As Michael prepares to enter the bunker, Karen's frightened face becomes icy, she says "Gotcha" and shoots him in the head.
Laurie Strode (right) protects daughter Karen ("Judy Greer") in "Halloween". (Photo: RYAN GREEN / UNIVERSAL)
While Michael is stunned, Laurie (who is completely OK!) Comes out of nowhere and sends him down the stairs so that Karen and Allyson can quickly get off, though Allyson has a knife Michael must stab and grabs the leg of her mother so that Karen can escape. Laurie blocks his exit and turns on a series of hidden gas taps, and with a "Goodbye, Michael" last message he throws a burning flame at him. The bunker, followed by the whole house, goes up in flames and Michael sits quietly and inexplicably while the women escape.
"Every time you kill the dragon, it feels great because you've moved that obstacle away from you with every life you could have, at least you have a chance at life," says Curtis USA TODAY about the end.
"The film's final shot is made by three women who killed the dragon, and the youngest of them has the knife in their hands, and in that imagery is poetry and beauty, and a very satisfying feeling."
But is this really a curtain for Michael? "As we've already seen, I can not really say what's going to happen to him," says Curtis. She points out that Laurie thought she beheaded him in "Halloween: H20" in 1998, but it ended up being the wrong guy and Michael (as he usually does) four years later in "Halloween: Resurrection"  Two Important Evidence That Michael Is Still Lived: When the camera returns to the house during the escape of the women, he is no longer in the bunker. And just as the credits roll, there's heavy breathing – a sign that was also used in the original from 1978, which indicated he was not dead yet.
"If it's a hit, you know it's going to be back," says Nick Castle, who wore the mask on the first "Halloween" and has a cameo as Michael in the new movie. (He's also responsible for the heavy breathing mentioned above.) "You're going to milk this thing until the last bit has got out of this poor guy."
Contribution: Andrea Mandell
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