The end of Halloween Director David Gordon Green responded to the fan backlash that netted the broadcast/theatrical hit with a 57% audience rating on Rotten Tomatoes and Score “C-” from TVLine Readers Even when it appeared as the most watched movie or series of all time over the course of two days peacock broadcast service.
in theaters, The end of Halloween It opened at a respectable $41.3 million, only to drop more than 80 percent this weekend.
When asked about the negative feedback, Green confirmed that he simply made the latest version of his own Film MakerWhen someone says, ‘Build your dream home on this property with this address and these characters,’ everyone will find a little something different that makes sense to them and they will make it their own. That’s what I did.
“For every bite of the backlash, you also get people who thank you for taking her to a new place and keeping her alive and full of love,” he continued.
Green said that when crafting the latest closer trilogy, the question was, “How do we make it not just a nice, elegant arc on a franchise?” , adding, “We never thought of making Laurie once [Strode] and Michael [Myers] Movie. We never crossed our minds with the concept that it had to be a showdown-type final brawl.”
Instead, Green proceeded to tell a “love story”—between granddaughter Allison Laurie (played by Andy Matichak) and Corey Cunningham (Rohan Campbell), a misguided and then ostracized babysitter for the death of a child he was watching—and in doing so, Explore “What can create a psychopath, without having to delve into a psychological background story of Michael Myers.”
Green also revealed that in addition to using the same blue credit line as Halloween 3: Season of the Witchthe early draft had a more direct nod to the franchise’s first outing in decades.
“There was an ending I wrote, we never filmed, and it’s done in a Silver Shamrock factory where he’s spitting out witch and skeletal masks and lanterns…and then he starts spitting out Michael Myers masks,” Green Shark said, “but at the end of the day, I thought this was just a favour. For fans of people who know what Silver Shamrock is.”
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