The Fog (1980)

The idea of the past coming back to haunt a small town is an intriguing one; it's an idea that Carpenter brings to life, what with the fog engulfing Antonio Bay with no end in sight and the town's one hundredth anniversary, both of which are emphasized in such a way that conveys that although..

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In the Mouth of Madness (1994)

Whether all hell is breaking loose or imagination is manifesting itself, the notion of reality becoming fantasy is an intriguing one, a notion that Carpenter doesn't fail to realize, nor does he stray from it. He simply runs with it as he gives life to a world in which being driven to the brink of..

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The Thing

Perhaps the greatest remake of all time, John Carpenter took the 1951 classic The Thing From Another World and upped the ante big time. Following the novella Who Goes There more closely then the 1951 original, John Carpenter, Bill Lancaster and John w Campbell Jr weave a fantastic horror film in the spirit of Alien...

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They Live

Take a solid plot, a great director and a wrestler that came to chew gum and kick butt and is all out of gum and you get a fantastic B-Movie about an alien invasion and how the world might not always be what we see. While it's one of John Carpenters best, Roddy Piper and..

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