Another child traumatized by Michael Myers on Halloween night in 1978 is returning for Halloween Kills. The character of Lindsey Wallace was one of the two kids Jamie Lee Curtis‘s Laurie Strode ended up babysitting in the first film, and a new bit of Halloween Kills casting reveals Lindsey will return for the new sequel. On top of that, Kyle Richards – who played Lindsey back in 1978 – will reprise the role.
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Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: I celebrate all levels of trailers and hopefully this column will satisfactorily give you a baseline of what beta wave I’m operating on, because what better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? Some of the best authors will tell you that writing a short story is a lot harder than writing a long one, that you have to weigh every sentence. What better medium to see how this theory plays itself out beyond that than with movie trailers?
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