Tag Archives: John Carpenter

The Thing (1982) Blood Test Scene – Why is it so effective?

Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992) – Quickie Review [John Carpenter Movie Marathon Ranking #17]

In the Mouth of Madness (1994) – Quickie Review [John Carpenter Movie Marathon Ranking #18]

Village of the Damned (1995) – Quickie Review [John Carpenter Movie Marathon Ranking #19]

The Ward (2010) – Quickie Review [John Carpenter Movie Marathon Ranking #20]

Short Film: 5 Days to Kill

Two treasure hunters mistakenly unleash a demon which is given 5 days to quench it’s third for blood. Who will survive and what will be left of them?

A slightly longer short film than the usual, but if you have the time check it out.

 

5 Days to Kill

Short Film: Missing

Two investigators do some…um, investigation on the case of a girl who has mysteriously disappeared. By the way, the 15+ disclaimer at the beginning is not supposed to be taken seriously. It was just me trying (and succeeding) to scare my little sis.

Missing

 

Short Film: Run

Tinker must escape from a demon bent on killing him.

 

Run

Poll: Your Favorite John Carpenter Movie?

Most commonly associated with horror and science fiction films from the 1970s and 1980s, “King” Carpenter is a cult classic movie specialist. Dabbling in both studio films and B-movies,John Carpenter, who also scored most of his films, has provided audiences with thrills and scares that have been imitated and referenced to this day.

Which of his movies is your favorite? Note: Shorts and TV episode credits are not counted

Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/QZJACqMm-JQ/

You can vote through your IMDB account, Facebook account or Amazon account

Ranked: John Carpenter’s Filmography

This is the first time I’ve attempted a ranking of a director’s filmography, and it’s harder than I thought it would be – one movie isn’t necessarily better than another. Both can be appreciated, meaning a list that ranks them is essentially redundant. Nevertheless, I thought I’d give it a go since I am a man. And as a man, I love ranked lists and top tens and such.

I’ve started with one of my favourite directors – John Carpenter. Most commonly associated with horror and science fiction films from the 1970s and 1980s, “King” Carpenter is a cult classic movie specialist. Dabbling in both studio films and B-movies,  Carpenter, who also scored most of his films, has provided audiences with thrills and scares that have been imitated and referenced to this day. What is really likable about the man is that he is essentially just a dude who, at a point in his life, enjoyed making movies. He wasn’t a superhero or an ultra-cinephile like most who work in Hollywood. He even shared his opinion on his own work, citing what he thought was good and what he felt didn’t work.

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