Halloween Kills Review: David Gordon Green’s Sequel Fails Its Audience

Halloween Kills Review: David Gordon Green’s Sequel Fails Its Audience
Where does one even begin with Halloween Kills? Is it paramount to speak of its content, which achieves the impossible of being so stretched out that it couldn’t feel more bloated? Or perhaps it’s important to focus on its structure, but that would assume there actually is one. Even attempting to approach it thematically is too much of a non-issue—any ideas it juggles never cohere. Halloween Kills seems to stem from thoughts of the system failing the innocent. That doesn’t work, however, when David Gordon Green’s latest completely fails its audience.

Picking up right where its 2018 predecessor ended, Cameron (Dylan Arnold) stumbles upon a hemorrhaging Officer Hawkins (Will Patton). Then the script, written by Scott Teems & Danny McBride & Green, immediately flashes back to right where the original Halloween ended. Young Hawkins (Thomas Mann) fatally wounds his partner (Jim Cummings) by accident while trying to apprehend
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