The piece originally appeared on iHorror.
John Carpenter’s Halloween is one of the most revered horror films of all time. In its wake came a surfeit of masked slashers attempting to replicate its success – most of them failing, more often than not.
There are a lot of components to Halloween which makes it such an effective film. From Carpenter’s piercing score to Dean Cundey’s eerie night-time cinematography to the terrifying, emotionless white mask Michael Myers wears—all of it plays a part in creating a winning final product. Continue reading The Urban Legends of Halloween