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Halloween: 25 Years of Terror (2006)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Horror | Video 25 July 2006
A retrospective documentary about the Halloween movie franchise.

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Stefan Hutchinson
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
P.J. Soles ... Narrator
Irwin Yablans ... Himself
Moustapha Akkad ... Himself
John Carpenter ... Himself (archive footage)
Dean Cundey ... Himself
Bianca Kajlich ... Herself
Marc Shapiro Marc Shapiro ... Himself
Debra Hill ... Herself (archive footage)
Nick Castle ... Himself (archive footage)
James Winburn ... Himself (as Jim Winburn)
Clive Barker ... Himself
Chris Durand ... Himself
Dennis Etchison Dennis Etchison ... Himself
Brian Andrews ... Himself
Sasha Jenson ... Himself
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A documentary that follows the evolution of the 'Halloween' movies over the past twenty-five years. It examines why the films are so popular and revisits many of the original locations used in the films - seeing the effects on the local community. For the first time, cast, crew, critics and fans join together in the ultimate 'Halloween' retrospective. Written by Stefan Hutchinson

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The Night EVERYONE Comes Home!


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USA | UK

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English

Release Date:

25 July 2006 (USA) See more »

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Halloween: 25 Years of Terror See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Budget:

$150,000 (estimated)
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Color

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1.33 : 1
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References Night of the Scarecrow (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Halloween Theme
by John Carpenter
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Cutting edge - pun intended - documentary
5 August 2006 | by dusterfrekSee all my reviews

I enjoyed H25 a lot, both as a Halloween fan and a documentary maker myself. Chock full of cool information and rare tidbits, this one is, to my knowledge, really the first out of the gate in terms of a fan-made FULL retrospective on a film. Not just covering the production stories, or the fan base, or some other aspect exclusively -- but it's really a full-orbit "all-things-Halloween" documentary. Very well crafted and interesting from start to finish. The appropriately somber, even chilling, narration by P.J. Soles is a great touch. Though I am not a fan of Halloween in terms of it's entire franchise... essentially from H3 onward, in my opinion, I was nevertheless equally intrigued with the stories and info on the later films of the series, which I think speaks to the quality of the show's craft. Also quite fascinating was the coverage of fans and the activities attending the first Halloween convention in 2003. Certainly a must-have for any fan of "Halloween" but also for cinema enthusiasts. Particularly those who enjoy the wave of groundbreaking films from the seventies among which was this first classic monsterpiece that started it all.

Erik


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