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John Carpenter - The Prince of Darkness

John Carpenter - The Prince of Darkness

Auteur

Gilles Boulenger, John Carpenter

Eerste Uitgave

2001

Uitgave

2003

Uitgeverij

Silman-James Press

Vorm

biografie

Taal

Engels

Bladzijden

296 bladzijden

Gelezen

2011-06-03

Score

8/10

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Quintessential horror movie director John Carpenter is a true film auteur—a writer, director, composer, producer, editor, and actor—whose unique and inspired work has brought him the praise and admiration of film critics and horror cultists alike. He is both the product of and an important participant in the American filmmaking tradition, and the intelligent, moody, and strange films with which his name is so quickly associated are sometimes simply Westerns in disguise.

Essentially, a lively, candid interview with Carpenter, this book thoroughly discusses each of his films and covers his background, his inspirations, and his ups and downs in Hollywood. Among the many and varied subjects that pop up are his Bible Belt childhood, German expressionism, Howard Hawks, John Wayne, The King, Barbra Steisand, Michael Myers, Kurt Russell, Stephen King, quantum physics, and attractive female extras. Included are exlusive still photographs, a filmography, and a Foreword by Halloween III director Tommy Lee Wallace.

Among Carpenter’s films are Dark Star, Halloween, Assault on Precinct 13, The Fog, Escape From New York, The Thing, Christine, Big Trouble in Little China, Prince of Darkness, They Live, Village of the Damned, In the Mouth of Madness, and Escape From L.A. In addition to penning most of
the screenplays for the films he has directed, he co-wrote The Eyes of Laura Mars.

Gilles Boulenger is the author of numerous books on films and filmmakers published in his native France, including The Apocalypse Now Book and Burton on Burton, and was the publisher of the French cult movie magazine Le Cinephage