Not the holiday. The movie.
I’m late to the party: the movie “Halloween” was released weeks ago, an update of the original from 1978, featuring a silent, hard-to-kill mass murderer. It was one of the flicks that established the so-called “slasher” genre of suspense thrillers. I’d heard that at least one critic panned it as a wet dream for us Second Amendment types because it ended with strong, armed women prevailing against the murderer. The Evil Princess and I recently caught it in a theater.
Jamie Lee Curtis, reprising her role as the psycho killer’s favorite victim some 40 years after the first movie, was outed for using guns in the new movie when she herself has been a vigorous proponent of “gun control” and banning semiautomatic rifles…you know, AR15s like any sane person being stalked by a human monster would want; AR15s like the cops would bring when you called 911while under attack by such a monster. Fox News calls her out here.
Ms. Curtis responded to Fox here, in a rather self-contradictory fashion.
Ms. Curtisapparently made a point of using
The shotgun has an extended magazine and pistol grip only in lieu of conventional stock. clone thereof if she realizes that both are listed as evil “assault weapon features” in many of the gun ban schemes she outspokenly supports.
She’s also in favor of mandatory training for gun ownership. Wonder how much of that she has herself. Her handling of the revolver was OK, and she competently kept the Winchester at her shoulder when she worked the lever, but in one brief
Sorry, Ms.Curtis. Your movie ended with a meaningful message: strong women using weapons to defeat a seemingly undefeatable violent criminal. You yourself acted out the reality, and yet you still propound laws which,