Articles by John Carpenter

Rabbit Hole

April 26, 2011 // 0 Comments

Long ago I was given a piece of advice. It is not to try and verbally console someone whose shoes I have not walked in. It is some of the best advice I have been given. When I am around someone who has lost a parent or a sibling, I merely offer my [...]

Chain Letter

April 25, 2011 // 0 Comments

I Love horror movies. I have been watching them pretty much all of my life and have developed a great immunity to certain qualities the genre typically embraces. Bad acting, ignorant characters and cookie cutter plots are just a few staples found in [...]

Vampire Circus

April 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

How many out there had a sly smile when 'Let Me In' was prefaced by a Hammer Films logo? Those in the know have been following the legendary British studio for decades, trying to turn their friends on to the bloody and often sensual style of [...]


April 20, 2011 // 0 Comments

There is much speculation about the perfect woman. From Walter Gibson's pursuit of "The Sure Thing" in 1985 to the ultimate onscreen persona in "S1m0ne, " filmmakers have all sorts of ideas of what type of woman would catch every [...]

Glee Encore

April 18, 2011 // 0 Comments

Evidentially, there is a pretty popular television show called "Glee". Combining a teen soap opera with clever covers of well-known songs, Fox may have found a temporary solution for American Idol ratings that have been steadily declining over [...]

Rain Man

March 30, 2011 // 0 Comments

Being such a high profile film, many are aware of Charlie Babbitt (Tom Cruise) and his brother Raymond (Dustin Hoffman). After his father passed away, the selfish Charlie is appalled to not only find out he was slighted in the inheritance, but that he [...]

Raging Bull

March 28, 2011 // 0 Comments

There are many who have cut their teeth on the 'new' Martin Scorsese. These film fans know of his great collaborations with Leonardo DiCaprio, but haven't dug into his catalogue enough to discover the ultimate pairing. For about twenty [...]

It's Kind Of A Funny Story

March 21, 2011 // 0 Comments

Craig Gilner (Keir Gilchrist) has problems. He wants to kill himself because it is difficult to balance educational pressures, girl problems, and a family that he doesn't seem to connect well with. Craig takes matters into his own hands my going to [...]


March 18, 2011 // 0 Comments

Making its North American debut at Fantastic Fest, 'Merantau' is already expected to be a heavy hitter. This is because the annual film festival, which showcases select genre films from around the globe, is known for some hard hitting, [...]

Jackass 3

March 17, 2011 // 0 Comments

'The Godfather'. 'Lord of The Rings'. 'Toy Story'. These are just a few examples of trilogies that have provided a memorable arc of storytelling and defined how great a trio of films can be. On October 15, 2010, [...]
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