Halloween (2018)

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Continuity mistake: In the end, when Michael has grabbed Karen's ankle and is trying to pull her down into the basement, Allyson grabs a knife off the floor and stabs him. However, if you watch very closely, you can see she's already holding the knife in one shot before she grabs it. (It's the shot right before Laurie screams "I've got you!" to Karen.) You have to pay attention because it goes by quickly, but you can see Allyson lifting the knife into frame for a split second, even though she doesn't pick it up off the floor until about 15 seconds later.


Other mistake: The officers working at the Smith Grove Sanitarium have "police" on their uniform patches. When Michael Myers was boarding the bus to be transported to a different sanitarium the bus had a Corrections Department decal. Since corrections officers run prisons and jails along with sanitariums, the uniform patches should have said corrections, not police.


Continuity mistake: When the podcasters visit Laurie at her home, there is a metal cage door in front of the main door. Later, when Michael breaks the glass on the main door to grab Laurie, there's no evidence of the metal cage.

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Continuity mistake: A the end of the film while the house is burning, they show a shot of the front of the house as it goes up in flames. You can still see the wind chimes hanging on the front of the house that were used to kill Ray in the front yard. Highly doubt Michael re-hung them after his fun with Ray.

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Suggested correction: Michael did not pull the whole wind chime down. He only pulled down one section or strand of the wind chime.

Audio problem: At the babysitter house, her boyfriend Dave goes out and finds a motorcycle in the garage to the side of the house. He goes in and starts it, revving up the engine loudly. Several shots while he's doing this show the babysitter and the boy sitting in the boy's room reading and they are unable to hear the motorcycle that's blasting its engines loudly. However, moments later when Michael stabs her in that room and she screams, he is able to hear her scream through the house, through the closed front doors, through the yard and into the garage where he was trying to pick the motor cycle back up. How was he able to hear her scream through all that but they couldn't hear the bike which was considerably louder?

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Continuity mistake: Towards the end when Laurie and her daughter are in the basement, they look up to see light coming through the wood floor and see Michael's shadow. But in all the shots from the first floor it is a tile floor with no spaces for light.


Continuity mistake: During the scene when Aaron is pumping gas, the display on the pump is blank. When he's finished, the display suddenly shows the amount dispensed and the amount due.

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Continuity mistake: As Aaron and Dana drive to their meeting with Laurie Strode, the recording device Aaron holds in his right hand changes position several times as the scenes quick cut.


Continuity mistake: While Aaron and Dana walk on the esplanade of the house, the sun on the floor changes between shots.


Continuity mistake: When the podcast guys go to jail to visit Myers, the shadow he casts keeps swapping from pointing to a 12 o'clock direction to a 2 o'clock. This changes back and forth.

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Laurie Strode: He's waited for this night... he's waited for me... I've waited for him.

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Trivia: This will be the first film in the franchise with direct involvement from series creator John Carpenter since 1982's "Halloween III: Season of the Witch." Carpenter will serve as an executive producer on the film, in addition to writing the film's musical score. Carpenter, dissatisfied with the prior sequels and the 2007 remake, sought out to return to the series and guide the direction this film went in.

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Question: The last we saw of Michael Myers he was trapped in a basement with a fire that started, and wasn't shown making any attempt to escape. I know he is never shown dead, except nothing in the movie gives any valid evidence that Michael Myers used a Houdini to get out of the basement. Nothing shows or implies that he escaped, but a sequel is in the works. If he survived during a fire then how the hell did he escape the basement?

Answer: This is meant to be ambiguous on purpose. We are not supposed to know how he got out... if he got out.

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