Michael Myers, The Shape of Masculinity’s Violence

*NOTE: There will be spoilers for the original 1978 “Halloween.” There will be no attempt to avoid them. This is written with the assumption the reader has seen the film.*

The original “Halloween” is an achievement in independent film making. It spawned three characters who have become part of the pop culture pantheon in Michael Myers, Laurie Strode, and Doctor Loomis and then…