Articles by John Carpenter

Last Tango In Paris

March 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

It is interesting to know so much and so very little about a film. One of the perks of reviewing home media, especially after a company it trying to solidify its catalogue on a relatively new format, is the opportunity to visit some older films that may [...]

Daughters of Darkness

March 11, 2011 // 0 Comments

Stefan (John Karlen) and his beautiful new bride Valerie (Danielle Ouimet) are about to find out that the honeymoon doesn't last long for some couples. While vacationing and celebrating their new lives together, the two lovebirds cross paths with [...]

And Soon The Darkness

March 9, 2011 // 0 Comments

'And Soon The Darkness' seems to have a lot going for it. It is a remake of a good, yet underseen 1970 British thriller of the same name, it has two beautiful female leads, a well-known male lead, and a distribution company (Anchor Bay) known [...]

The Man From Nowhere

March 8, 2011 // 0 Comments

South Korea has been invading American theaters and I love it. Many of us were introduced to the culture in 2003 with the outstanding 'Oldboy'. After Park Chan-wook chewed us up and spit us out, Kang Je-gyu demanded our attention with 'Tae [...]

Space 1999: The Complete First Season

February 17, 2011 // 0 Comments

Think about 'Lost' for a second. It was a big budget science fiction story that captured the nation by storm. While it may have lost some viewer as the series went on and ended on a controversial 'revelation' of mysteries, there is no [...]

I'm Still Here

February 1, 2011 // 0 Comments

"A wiser fella than myself once said, 'Sometimes you eat the bar. Sometimes the bar, well, he eats you.'" The Stranger (Sam Elliott) spoke wise words to The Dude (Jeff Bridges) in the closing moments of "The Big Lebowski". It [...]

The Disappearance Of Alice Creed

December 27, 2010 // 0 Comments

Sometimes simple execution can be the best solution. Richard Linklater's underrated drama 'Tape' comes to mind as a film that took a simple approach to telling a story. There were a total of three characters and the film has one location. [...]

Avatar: Three-Disc Extended Collector's Edition

December 22, 2010 // 0 Comments

Raise your hand if you thought 20th Century Fox was going to give 'Avatar' a barebones release and move on. Now put a hammer in that raised hand and hit yourself in the head. Besides being the highest grossing film of all time, James Cameron is [...]


December 16, 2010 // 0 Comments

The horror genre is all about make believe. From animatronics and masks to corn syrup and CGI, filmmakers strive to create the perfect atmosphere for their movie. Every once in a while, a movie crosses the line of illusion and finds itself in a very [...]

Cannibal Girls

December 10, 2010 // 0 Comments

Here is a fun game. The next time your friends head over, give them a choice. Ask if they would rather watch a movie directed by Ivan Reitman which stars Eugene Levy or 'Cannibal Girls'. Pairing Ivan Reitman of 'Ghostbusters' and [...]
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