All posts tagged john carpenter

Exclusive Review: Halloween provides both tricks and treats

2018 marks the 40th anniversary of John Carpenter’s seminal horror film: Halloween (1978). The original Halloween film was so important in either inventing or cementing many of the slasher tropes […]

Annihilation Review – Alex Garland’s Latest Science Fiction Masterpiece Will Melt your Brain, Marvel your Eyes and Master your Attention

Writer/director Alex Garland has risen through the ranks of contemporary filmmakers quite quickly, and for good reason. With Dredd, Garland could have been the new Paul Verhoeven. With his official […]

John Carpenter, Master of Disguise: Why He’s the Answer to that Classic Question of what Cinema Should Be

There’s that well-known argument between film fans: should cinema be art, or just pure entertainment? Can one be entertained by one of Andrei Tarkovsky’s slow-burning allegories, or find an artistic […]

September & October Music Festival Forecast

Despite there being a great bunch of August festivals to head to this year, these days September and October are the new August. Here you can find a list of […]