New Jersey Stage 2015 - Issue 10 - Page 52

Halloween 6: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995) Halloween 5 had introduced a new character, the mysterious man in black. At the time nobody involved with the franchise really knew where this sub-plot would lead. Originally it was thought he would be Myers’ twin but for the sixth film it was decided he become the leader of a cult based out of Smith’s Grove, the sanitarium which originally housed the young Myers. To say this sub-plot is handled haphazardly is an understatement. This film attempts to tie up several loose ends but actually creates more than it ultimately resolves. There’s a bootleg ‘Producer’s Cut’ floating around that makes slightly more sense, but in either 2015 - ISSUE 10 52