Posts Tagged ‘john carpenter’

by The Great White Gypsy Vampire movies are tricky. You feel like you always know what to expect, but you’re never really sure how it’s all going to play out on screen. Maybe it’s a character-driven film like Interview with the Vampire. Maybe it’ll be a gory, tongue-in-cheek romp like John Carpenter’s Vampires. Maybe it’ll […]


by The Great White Gypsy A Perfect Getaway – Written and Directed by David Twohy Zahn and Jovovich are honeymooning in Hawaii, backpacking to a secluded beach. They come across several other couples talking about a murder, and things get crazy. Twohy directed The Arrival, Pitch Black, and The Chronicles of Riddick, so you can […]


by The Great White Gypsy The sci-fi horror genre should be renamed. I think a more apt title would be “guilty pleasures”. You know these films are awful, but you just freaking love them. Event Horizon, Doomsday, anything by Sam Raimi or John Carpenter. You’re always slow to admit you watched them, and even slower […]


  Like many horror fans, and most dedicated John Carpenter fans, I cringed when I saw a poster for the remake of 1978’s masterpiece Halloween.  Not only do I feel that Carpenter’s movies are too campy and brilliant to be remade well (The Fog and Assault on Precinct 13 sucked ass), but in recent memory, […]