Posts Tagged: John Carpenter

The Future of Body Horror: Can Our Art Keep up with Our Suffering?

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The individuality of body horror is its signature attribute. Nothing is more intimate than one’s own body, and by extension, one’s own physical suffering.

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Mr. Clarke, the Real Hero of Stranger Things

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He’s the teacher who encourages questions beyond the class assessment, who always gets his students to open the “Curiosity Door.”

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John Carpenter’s “Utopian Façade”

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“Utopian Façade” is a track from the director’s second studio album, Lost Themes II, and the video, directed by Gavin Hignight and Ben Verhulst, is a kind of Neon Genesis Evangelion meets zombie forest freakout set to the hum of Carpenter’s darkly suspenseful composing. Speaking of their goals in the project, the video’s directors said: [Carpenter’s] work stands the test […]

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John Carpenter’s World Tour

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The horror master has formed a band (including his son and godson), and is embarking on a world tour to perform his own reworked versions of the soundtracks to Halloween, Escape From New York, Assault on Precinct 13, and The Fog, Consequence of Sound reports. The themes for each make up a series of vinyl single releases, each to […]

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The Saturday Rumpus Review of It Follows

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It Follows interrogates its patriarchal ancestry and forges a unique and clever film in the process.

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