Articles by John Carpenter

Tetsuo: The Iron Man

September 15, 2005 // 0 Comments

I have a very high tolerance for crazy movies. Gore, extreme violence, and surreal oddities are all too common in my DVD collection. Sometimes these crazy titles like "Bad Boy Bubby" and "Three….Extremes" manage to stimulate the mind [...]

Expo: Magic Of The White City

September 13, 2005 // 0 Comments

We all boast about our extravagant DVD collections. I have met countless people who strive to have more DVD's than anyone they know. Take a quick look at your collection though. I'm sure it is filled with genre pictures and television shows that [...]

Futurama: Monster Robot Maniac Fun Collection

September 12, 2005 // 0 Comments

For a station that is known for its weekend football coverage, Fox seems to like fumbling a lot. They dropped the ball on "Undeclared" and "Wonderfalls". They had a fumble recovery with "Family Guy", which almost cost them [...]

Palindromes

September 9, 2005 // 0 Comments

Todd Solondz certainly has a way of making movies. They almost seem voyeuristic in nature as he forces us to watch characters face situations that are normally frowned upon in cinema. Issues like rape, pedophilia, and exploitation are just a few of his [...]

Eric Idle's Personal Best

September 8, 2005 // 0 Comments

Monty Python is the Beatles of comedy. The group of six (Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin) set the standard for sketch comedy and branched out to influence the film industry. As many of us were, I was [...]

Crash

September 6, 2005 // 0 Comments

Let's not get this confused with David Cronenberg's steamy 1996 film, as the two couldn't be more different. "Crash" is one of those movies that seems to be on everyone's backburner. Everyone has heard of it, but not many [...]

Oldboy

August 31, 2005 // 0 Comments

It is one of the Internet Movie Database's top 250 movies ever. It was given four stars by Roger Ebert. Harry Knowles liked it so much he recorded a commentary track for the Region 3 DVD. So how come most people haven't heard of [...]

Sin City

August 29, 2005 // 0 Comments

Let's think for a minute about the potentially disastrous career move that Robert Rodriguez made when taking on "Sin City". First of all, there are the fans. The die hard fans who know the comics inside and out will be judging every scene [...]
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