Halloween is a 1978 American independent slasher film directed and scored by John Carpenter, co-written with producer Debra Hill, and starring Donald Pleasence and Jamie Lee Curtis in her film debut.
The film was the first installment in what has become the Halloween franchise.
Angelo Chiari, is a fifty-something-year old news reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer. He is skeptical of the assignment, figuring that of course it isn't for real, and somewhat dreading the prospect of spending a week among ungrounded New Age crazies.
Merriman Institute to do a week-long Open Door course and see if any of it is for real.
Also in attendance at the party were Magidson, José Merél, Nabors, Cazares, Paul Merél, Paul Merél's girlfriend Nicole Brown, and Emmanual Merél.
It was one of the first horror films to introduce the concept of the killer dying and coming back to life again within the same film.
In 2006, the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".
The next day, Halloween, Michael stalks teenager Laurie Strode. Sam Loomis, knowing Michael's intentions, goes to Haddonfield to find and stop him.
Many critics credit the film as the first in a long line of slasher films inspired by Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho (1960).