Countdown to Halloween 2020
Like so many industries, filmmakers are in a mad rush to get their ideas out to the public first. The Halloween franchise beat Friday the 13th to the screen by two years because June didn’t have a Friday the 13th until 1980—whereas every year has a Halloween. Granted, Sean Cunningham could have thrown up his hands and put out his film with any old crap in it, but it’s the precision of the details that make all the difference in these low-budget horror films.
Dishes Sean Connery and I play Allan Quatermain in The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.
The opening title card is a little known Nostradamus prediction. Most people dismissed it because it didn’t come to pass (in 2017). Little did we know it was three years off.
Cooke (Bill Duke) dons a black bandanna as a face mask, putting him 35 years ahead of the curve protecting himself from the COVID-19.
Angela tells Constantine, “I’ve always known I could see.” This is a subtle nod that she is not blind.