What If Halloween Was an Anthology?

  • By: Absinthe
  • Date: September 6, 2022
  • Time to read: 5 min.

Blumhouse and John Carpenter have an excellent opportunity to create a Halloween anthology. The season is full of old-fashioned traditions and urban legends, and with audiences embracing shared universes, this is a perfect time to produce such a series. Recent successes include Marvel’s Cinematic Universe, J.J. Abrams’ Cloverfield series, and more. Here are some reasons why this idea should be a success:

Chilly Billy’s “Candy”

Prepare for some scary movie chillers at Chilly Billy’s this Halloween season. The horror-comedy follows Chilly Billy, a radio DJ who hosts an annual Halloween show, as he and his team investigate the murder of a local man. Chilly Billy is played by Corey Taylor, while Zach Galligan plays Paul. The film is directed by Amy Hesketh and co-written by Aaron Drane.

Trick ‘r Treat

There is a lot of debate over whether the Halloween franchise should be an anthology or continue to follow the same formula. Although it would be much more profitable for the studio to make sequels to popular films like Halloween, many fans believe it would be better for the franchise to use this format instead. For instance, fans may think that if the movie were made in a different form, Michael Myers would have a better chance of continuing to appear in future films.

The first two films were well received, but the second installment of Halloween had a mixed reception. Critics criticized Ressurection, and the sequel seemed to be retreading old ground. That’s why John Carpenter opted to make an anthology series instead. This would allow the films to focus on different characters and stories rather than just Michael Myers. In addition, the third installment, titled Halloween III: Season of the Witch, would not have any connection to Michael Myers.

The third film was also the first attempt at an anthology format. The film did not feature Michael Myers, and instead focuses on a doctor named Daniel Challis, who uncovers a sinister conspiracy surrounding the Silver Shamrock company. While the anthology was a commercial success, some fans were unhappy with its lack of continuity with Michael Myers. In the years following its release, the movie has gained a cult following.

John Carpenter tried to avoid repeating himself. This approach worked well, but he didn’t want to overdo it. In the end, ‘Trick ‘r Treat’ is the only trilogy film with the same name. It doesn’t have much in common with the other films. However, the third film is still one of the most grotesque and terrifying of all the anthologies.

Southbound

The first attempt at an anthology format for the Halloween franchise came with the third installment of the series, Season of the Witch. While the story revolves around Michael Myers, the film is not part of the character’s continuity. Instead, it follows Dr. Daniel Challis as he uncovers a sinister conspiracy involving a Silver Shamrock company. It was a success at the box office and earned a cult following years later.

The first chapter begins with two men trying to escape from a mysterious black entity. Each tale continues from there, and the anthology continues with various stories at motels. This pacing is key for creating a steady cycle of nervousness. But, despite the multiple scares, the book still feels incomplete. The anthology is a must-have for fans of horror. While most horror films are pretty dreadful, “Southbound” stands out among the spooky anthology crowd.

The best segment in the anthology is the one featuring Karen Black in the role of Amelia. She receives a mysterious doll and reads the information on it. She discovers that a killer spirit resides within it. The killer spirit is trapped in the doll by a gold chain that is attached to the doll. This segment is easily one of the best in the entire anthology. It’s also one of the best-known anthologies, with over 90 percent approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

After the successful reboot, the franchise should make an anthology to continue the saga especially since Season of the Witch has a huge cult following. With so many stories about Michael Myers, the franchise risks becoming stale as the series continues. An anthology series could prevent this from happening. Once Halloween is in the anthology, it can grow into a series of anthologies.

The Mortuary Collection

“The Mortuary Collection” is an eerie tale about a small town’s weird and wonderful history. A young drifter applies for a job at the local mortuary, where he meets the eccentric mortician Montgomery Dark, who tells him the strange and twisted stories of the town’s past. Read on to find out more. This eerie book is sure to delight your senses and make you question the existence of life on Earth.

The Mortuary Collection is an intriguing new series of horror films, blending four distinct genres into a virtual potpourri. Each film explores a different genre aspect, with a ghastly abomination of science in the center. The collection is perfect for the spooky season, and will appeal to fans of the genre. The Mortuary Collection is the perfect companion piece for Halloween.

“The Mortuary Collection” is an anthology of death stories told by different characters. In one story, an attractive woman picks pockets and flirts with male attendees. Another story involves a strange object found in the bathroom, which she brushes against. Another story tells of a fraternity member seducing a freshmen woman. A third story revolves around a sexy fraternity member with a strange one-night stand.

Tales from The Crypt

If you’re looking for a good horror film, look no further than the series “Halloween Tales from the Crypt.” The show’s cast includes familiar faces like Judd Nelson, the original Superman, and more. And if you want to get extra scary this Halloween, there are plenty of new episodes in the series. You can even watch them online! Here are some of the best.

The “Crypt Keeper hosted the original Tales from the Crypt”, an on-camera puppet who first appeared in the first episode and was later portrayed as the host. Initially, he was portrayed as an evil hermit, covered in long white hair. But over time, he turned out to be a humorous host who references horror and spookiness.

The films in the series were directed by Roy Ward Baker, Ernest Dickerson, and Gilbert Adler. They feature British actors as ghouls and demons. The series is still one of the most popular horror film franchises of all time, with millions of viewers. The film series has spawned several spin-offs, which feature the iconic Crypt Keeper, voiced by John Kassir.

One of the most popular episodes from the series was “Television Terror.” It was a forerunner of the found-footage phenomenon of the 90s. In this episode, a television show host ventures into a “haunted” house with his crew. The episode is notorious for its extreme violence, but the finale is a classic. There are several other classic episodes on the series, but this one deserves special mention.

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