Roundtable 40: A Michael for the Modern World


John Carpenter returns to the franchise that made him famous! Chris, Eric, and Dimitri discuss the latest movie news and engage in an in-depth conversation about Michael Myers and the inherent challenges of making a Halloween (1978) sequel. Also, our panelists review the Preacher pilot, and Trigger Alert returns as their share their thoughts on James Rolfe’s boycott of the Ghostbusters (2016) remake. Come back next time as we review X-Men: Apocalypse (2016).

  • 00:00     Introduction
  • 00:53     Show and Tell: The Fireman
  • 03:38     Show and Tell: Preacher
  • 11:31     News: Geoff Johns Will Head the DC Cinematic Universe
  • 12:52     News: Margo Robbie Will Head a Harley Quinn Movie
  • 16:56     News: John Carpenter Returns to the Halloween Franchise
  • 19:16     Why Michael Myers Is a Product of His Time
  • 25:58     Trigger Alert: James Rolfe Versus the Ghostbusters
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Author: Chris Duncan
Podcaster / Guest Contributor With a sordid past involving illustrations, libraries, and subtitles, Chris has reinvented himself as a specialist in the liberal insertion of puns. Like anyone working with words, he hides an embarrassing novel in his drawer but not in his drawers.