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Halloween might be a while away yet but already we have the perfect movie for October 2020.

Jamie Lee Curtis is reportedly back with arguably greatest Halloween movie franchise of all time.

Yes, while some will moan that another movie in the never-ending franchise is flogging a dead horse, others will jump for joy.

Look, the story of Laurie Stride and masked killer Michael Myers is iconic – and things are iconic for a reason. 

Because they are good. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Ok, so there hasn't been a brilliant flick in the franchise since Halloween 2 in 1980 BUT 2018's offering was met with good reviews and positivity from fans.

Cast members Judy Greer and Andi Matichak are expected to reprise their roles as Laurie’s daughter and granddaughter.

Why it was such a success was not only the return of Jamie Lee but also the fact that it was a direct sequel to John Carpenters 1978 original. 

Carpenter is expected to return as a producer of the 2020 sequel so that can only mean good things.

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Horror has taken over cinema since 2017, with the Stephen King remake of It, Jordan Peele's Get Out and Us, Hereditary, Happy Death Day, A Quiet Place and Summer of '84.

There is a real hunger there to be sacred, and it's clearly a formula that has an audience.

So yeah, it might be a story that's been told a good few times but so what?

I know for sure I'll be watching it. 

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It's looking like Fiji Water Girl has found one hater already, after gaining notoriety at the Golden Globes for world-class attention grabbing photobombs.

Jamie Lee Curtis has criticised the "blatant promotion" tactics taken at the Globes, after she specially requested for no advertising to take place on her behalf.

Fiji Water Girl has become an internet sensation; Kelleth Cuthbert was noticed almost immediately online by viewers of the coveted awards ceremony for her "ominous" constant presence.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The famous Halloween actress noticed that she was included in a photo with Kelleth Cuthbert after her husband, who "doesn't look at a lot of show business news sites," read an article on CNN.

Jamie took to Instagram to inform her  followers that she "specifically moved away from the blatant promotions by Fiji… where young women with their trays filled with their wares stood near a designated camera." 

"I knew why there was a photographer poised there and I moved away as I said out loud that I didn't want to be doing advertising for either," she reveals, clearly frustrated. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The 60-year-old veteran actress claims she intentionally moved out of the way to avoid being photographed with brands who she doesn't endorse, she was still papped with Fiji Water Girl.

"Clearly this angle shows that I moved from her being behind me and yet from the side it still happens," she said.

She claims that brands must be more cautious around celebrity marketing; "The sponsors of events need to get permission from people when they get them to take their picture next to products," she says. 

She is currently the lone star to slam Fiji Water for their PR stunt at the awards show, which is in its 76th year.

Richard Madden, Amy Adams, Idris Elba and Jim Carrey were all pictured with Cuthbert loitering in the background but haven't commented as of yet. Whose side are you on? We stan Queen Curtis. 

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Get ready to hide behind  – well, anything, because Michael Myers has returned for one final killing spree, 40 years after his first in 1978. 

The official trailer for Halloween was released last week at San Diego Comic Con and it scared the absolute sh*t out of us tbh. 

The sequel follows on from the second movie in 1981 (making the wise decision to ignore the later, more unforgettable sequels.)  

Jamie Lee Curtis is back as Laurie Strode, who is suffering from PTSD following the bloody events of that Halloween night 40 years ago. 

This time, the plot goes as follows: Michael has been incarcerated in a psychiatric facility since the original night of murders when he is confronted by two filmmakers who want to learn more about his attacks.

Triggered by this, Michael escapes and heads off to stalk and torture women once again –  but he knows one thing: Laurie will be ready and waiting for his return. 

There are some changes to Jamie Lee's characters backstory – in this version, she has a daughter, played by Judy Greer, instead of a son.

She is also not the sister of Michael Myers, who is simply a manic, unknown serial killer.

Jamie Lee discussed how these changes positively impacted her character at San Diego Comic Con.

According to Entertainment Tonight, she said, ''it's a movie about trauma. It’s a movie about what happens to somebody when you’re 17 years old and you have this horrible trauma perpetrated on you, and you have no help. This is a woman who has carried, for 40 years, her entire adult life, this trauma.''

Yes, we can imagine being chased by a knife-wielding masked man who has butchered your two best friends would be fairly traumatic alright. 

“We are seeing in the world today, primarily women, who have been traumatised in all sorts of ways, physical violence, emotional violence, sexual violence and, in Laurie’s case, actually knife-attack violence… all of those women are having the moment where they will no longer allow that to be the narrative.”

She continued, ''no longer does that define them, that they are standing up and saying, ‘Enough’. And this is a movie about ‘enough’ at a time when it happens to be a national and worldwide message. And so it couldn't’t be timed better, and it couldn't’t have been written better.”

John Carpenter's Halloween has long been hailed a a classic and fans have been sharing their excitement on social media in the lead-up to this latest instalment. 

Someone on Twitter clearly wasn't counting down or anything when they wrote, ''12 weeks and 87 days till the #HalloweenMovie drops on theatres!'' while another said, ''amazing how this movie will bring us #HalloweenMovie fanatics together. The cool thing is we have a couple of months to go to grow this family. Gonna be awesome.''

The eagerly-anticipated movie will hit screens worldwide on October 19th 2018 and WE. CAN'T. WAIT. 

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