Michael Myers slashes his way back into theaters (and Peacock) this weekend for Halloween Kills while the latest from Ridley Scott, The Last Duel, also opens in theaters along with Needle in a Timestack, Bergman Island, the anime prequel to Bright, Bright: Samurai Soul on Netflix and a documentary about The Velvet Underground on Apple TV+.
Despite locking him a fiery deathtrap at the end of 2018’s Halloween, the battle between Laurie Strode and Michael Myers continues in October with Halloween Kills as Michael survives and continues his rampage while Laurie rallies the citizens of Haddonfield to hunt him down and kill him once and for all.
Joel and Ellie are cast for HBO’s The Last of Us series, Jamie Lee Curtis and Jack Black join the Borderlands movie, Disney shuts down Blue Sky Studios, The CW orders a pilot for the live-action Powerpuff Girls series, New Line is rebooting The Wizard of Oz, Adam Wingard is directing a Face/Off sequel and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.
Firmly setting Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers in 1995, the movie’s soundtrack was full of tracks from the rock band Brother Cane, including their hit single “And Fools Shine On” from their album Seeds, which released the summer before the movie arrived in the fall.
A frequent contributor to 80s soundtracks, Dan Hartman was featured on the soundtrack for the 1985 aerobics drama(?) Perfect, starring John Travolta and Jamie Lee Curtis, with the song “Talking to the Wall”.