Tag Archives: John Carpenter

“Prince of Darkness” (1987)

During the opening minutes of the film, “Prince of Darkness,” an elderly priest dies in his sleep. He is found on his death bed holding a silver box, inside of which is a key. In addition, the priest’s private journal … Continue reading

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“John Carpenter’s Vampires” (1998)

“John Carpenter’s Vampires,” centers on a group of vampire slayers. The leader of the slayers, is the leather jacket clad, cigar smoking, tough minded, Jack Crow. The character is portrayed by Oscar nominee, and Emmy and Golden Globe winner James … Continue reading

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“Halloween Kills” (2021)

Michael Myers, an apex predator, a seemingly invincible killing machine, who has tallied a large body count since his first appearance on screen in 1978, has returned. Facing certain death from a blazing inferno at the end of “Halloween” 2018, … Continue reading

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“Eyes of Laura Mars”

The film “Eyes of Laura Mars” stars Oscar winner Faye Dunaway (Network) as the title character.  She is both a celebrated and reviled fashion photographer, based out of New York City. Her pictures, as the movie eludes to, depending on … Continue reading

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The Golden Child (1986)

Chandler Jarrell portrayed by Golden Globe winner Eddie Murphy (Beverly Hills Cop) is a private investigator. His specialty is finding lost children. At the start of the film, something transpires, which will require Jarrell’s services. In a temple located in … Continue reading

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“Halloween II” (1981)

“Halloween II” begins with the ending footage from the 1978 classic “Halloween.” Laurie Strode, portrayed by two time Golden Globe winner Jamie Lee Curtis (True Lies), has managed to survive a hellacious ordeal. Thanks to her own fighting spirit and … Continue reading

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“Village of the Damned” (1960)

“Village of the Damned” begins on what appears to be an idyllic afternoon, in the English countryside, in the village of Midwich. Gordan Zellaby, portrayed by Oscar winner George Sanders (All About Eve) is talking with his brother-in-law, Major Alan … Continue reading

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“Halloween” (2018)

On October 25, 1978, John Carpenter’s “Halloween” premiered in Kansas City, Missouri. The movie has gone on to achieve iconic status within the annals of horror films. From what I’ve read, and from interviews that I’ve seen with cast members … Continue reading

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“He Knows You’re Alone”

Two-time Oscar winner, and four-time Golden Globe winner, is just a snippet of the accolades that Tom Hanks (Forrest Gump) has received during his illustrious career in film. Hanks, like everyone who has gone on to achieve greatness in their … Continue reading

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“Scream”

There are three sounds a viewer hears when watching the opening scene to the film “Scream:” a heartbeat – a ringing telephone – and the screams of an unknown woman. The telephone is answered by Casey Becker, who is played … Continue reading

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