Gorier; more nudity; bad acting. You don't care for the characters here as you did in HALLOWEEN.
The whole 'brother and sister' thing was thought up just for the sequel and was not a pre-existing idea by John Carpenter with the design for making a sequel; there was never a desire nor a plan to make a sequel. (This of course makes you wonder: What exactly was the motive behind Michael Myers's obsession with Laurie Strode in HALLOWEEN?)
Some scary moments, but they lack the 'creepiness' of HALLOWEEN. And Michael Myers here isn't as 'human' which, (for me anyway), makes him less frightening (monsters don't scare me).
Cool though how they pick up the story on the same night, right when HALLOWEEN ended.
Picking up just where Halloween left off Michael is roaming around and decides to kill..again. Read more