This past week, in celebration of the release of the sequel, Screen Junkies took a look at the original classic from 1978, Halloween.
I was too young to go see it when it came out, but I remember hearing about it. And, of course, when VCRs and video rentals became a thing half a decade later, my roommate and I watch it along with most of the movies it fostered with its success. So many of the tropes we associate with the genre started, or were solidified, with this movie.
And, if you really want to nerd out, there is the Honest Trailers Commentary where they talk about the film and making the Honest Trailer for it.