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The Films of John Carpenter

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Published by McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Individual film directors, film-makers,
  • Reference,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Film & Video - Direction & Production,
  • Film & Video - Guides & Reviews,
  • Film & Video - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8139254M
    ISBN 100786422696
    ISBN 109780786422692
    OCLC/WorldCa149374729


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The Films of John Carpenter by John Kenneth Muir Download PDF EPUB FB2

The films of John Carpenter cover a tremendous range and yet all bear his clear personal stamp. From the horrifying (Halloween) to the touching (Starman) to the controversial (The Thing) to the comic (Big Trouble in Little China), his films reflect a unique approach to filmmaking and singular views of humanity and American analysis of Carpenter s films includes a historical Cited by: 3.

John Muir passionately defends Carpenter's standing as an auteur, and ultimately finds some positive aspect in all of his films (including the duds).

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Kim Gottlieb-Walker has a masterpiece in "On the Set with John Carpenter". If you are a John Carpenter fan, or a "Halloween" fan, this book is for you!.

Kim was the on-set photographer for many of John Carpenter's films. The book is well-written, with each chapter devoted to one of 5 of Carpenter's films, Halloween, The Fog, Escape from New /5(65). John Carpenter has 52 books on Goodreads with ratings.

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Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow, E-mail Citation» For a long time this was the only book in English on Carpenter, and it was reprinted in in an updated second edition.

The films of John Carpenter cover a tremendous range and yet all bear his clear personal stamp. From the horrifying (Halloween) to the touching (Starman) to the controversial (The Thing) to the comic (Big Trouble in Little China), his films reflect a unique approach to filmmaking and singular views of humanity and American culture.

This analysis of Carpenter's films includes a historical. An obscure independent filmmaker until Halloween (), John Carpenter has been applauded for his classic sense of compositions, yet reviled for his "B-film" sensibility. The films of John Carpenter cover a tremendous range and yet all bear his clear personal stamp.

From the horrifying (Halloween) to the touching (Starman) to the controversial (The Thing) to the comic (Big Trouble in Little China), his films reflect a unique approach to filmmaking and singular views of humanity and American analysis of Carpenter's films includes a historical Author: John Kenneth Muir.

Get this from a library. The films of John Carpenter. [John Kenneth Muir] -- Discusses the following films: Dark Star (), Assault on Precinct 13 (), Halloween (), The Fog (), Escape from New York (), The Thing (), Christine (), Starman (), Big.

I was looking through my horror dvds the other day, and came to a “d’oh” realization – I have a LOT of John Carpenter. I’m talking, nearly a shelf solely devoted to his films. And there’s a perfectly good reason for that: John Carpenter ROCKS.

I love his camera work, his special effects, his at times cheeseball scripts. I love his catchy, repetitive, heavily synthesized musical scores. John Carpenter is a seminal figure in the history of horror and science fiction filmmaking.

His work in these genres has been highly influential in their ongoing development. This book gives Carpenter's output the sustained critical treatment it deserves. It comprises essays that address the whole of Carpenter's work, as well as others which focus on a smaller number of key s: 1.

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We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $ Read more. Spend less. A master of horror, John Carpenter created the thriller hit 'Halloween,' which has inspired and influenced countless other filmmakers. Filmmaker John Carpenter has given audiences some of the greatest horror films of all time, including Halloween, The Thing and The Fog.

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was successfully added to your cart. ABOUT. Biography; Credits; Awards; NEWS; TOUR; MOVIES. Feature Films; Television; MUSIC; COMICS. Published by theCrossGen imprint Code 6 Comics, the book will be known as "John Carpenter's The Snake Plissken Chronicles".

It is set for publication beginning in With the exception of Escape from L.A. (), he has rarely made a sequel to any of his films. Dark Star. John Carpenter’s first feature film is barely a feature film at all.

Shot for $60, Dark Star was the work of a few very talented film students working exceptionally hard to. Related: John Carpenter Almost Directed A Halloween Sequel - Why He Didn’t While Prince of Darkness sports a decent-sized fanbase today, at the time of its release, Carpenter's film came and went without much fanfare, earning middling reviews and failing to make much of a dent at the box office.

It's a fate sadly shared by many of the director's films, although at least they often end up. John Carpenter doesn’t give a fuck if we like his films or not.” Another added attraction to the Carpenter mystique is his considerable skill as a musician and composer.

Yes, he regularly writes his own films, and works as producer, and editor, too––he’s no slouch––but an undeniable and absolutely awesome emblem of Carpenter’s.

The films of John Carpenter cover a tremendous range and yet all bear his clear personal stamp. From the horrifying (Halloween) to the touching (Starman) to the controversial (The Thing) ng may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. pages. Please SUBSCRIBE to this channel.

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I’ve made peace with the idea of John Carpenter never making a new movie again. While I’d love for it to happen, I also know that Carpenter has several legendary films to his name already.

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John Carpenter is a seminal figure in the history of horror and science fiction filmmaking. His work in these genres has been highly influential in their ongoing development.

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See more ideas about Horror movies, Movie poster art and Horror pins. Carpenter has been the subject of the documentary film John Carpenter: The Man and His Movies, and American Cinematheque's retrospective of his films. Moreover, inthe United States Library of Congress deemed Halloween to be "culturally significant" and selected it.

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The films of John Carpenter cover a tremendous range and yet all bear his clear personal stamp. From the horrifying (Halloween) to the touching (Starman) to the controversial (The Thing) to the comic (Big Trouble in Little China), his films reflect a unique approach to filmmaking and singular views of humanity and American analysis of Carpenter's films includes a historical /5(7).