Halloween III: Season of the Witch

A shady mask factory plots to decimate the children population worldwide on Halloween night using a rigged live broadcast.
So Bad It's Good
Horror for Beginners
United States
1982
Feature Film
Realism: 
Supernatural
Festivity: 
Halloween
Character Focus: 
Cultist Film
Stalker: 
Sneaker
Cultists: 
Guru
Worshipper
Trickster: 
Impostor
Lurer
Dimensional: 
Static
Robot: 
Android
Artificial Intelligence
Object: 
Garment
7.04
A thematic holocaust!
7.04
6
6
6
4
4
4
Ambiance
Pace
Effects
This Halloween sequel doesn't feature Michael Myers, the infamous shape, and converges in no way with his storyline. This is a whole new concept. We get a darker and a highly supernatural film. Halloween celebrations are the main focus, now; not just a backdrop. It is politically incorrect and it's perfect this way.
Indeed, despite its cheesiness and fun elements, the third Halloween contemplates the concept of child genocide as main theme and, for this reason, never lets you drop your guard. No matter how funny it gets, you can't exactly laugh about it. This is delivered crudely, with striking gore but with stunning creativity. The script is flawed but is filled with surprises and well executed.
Halloween 3 may break the franchise's flow, but is remarkable as a stand alone horror movie. It has its own sonata and a legendary synthesizer score that manages to creep you out. It has quite the gimmick, quite the cast, and it is completely over the top. Don't try to make too much sense of it all. Sometimes, too much fantasy kills the story.
Alternate Titles: 
Halloween III
Halloween Part III
Halloween 3
Halloween Part 3
Halloween 3: Season of the Witch
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