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Posts Tagged ‘John Carpenter

Delicious Spoilers: 10 Great Film Endings

July 14, 2009

Aside from the meat of a film, the middle that is, the most important parts are the ways you open and close it.  I would argue that the later is the most important since the final scene in a film not only ties up all that has come before it, but also needs to leave […]

Guilty By Association

February 18, 2009

Hollywood is usually suffering from creative bankruptcy, the result is that we get great films recycled and refitted to suit modern times.  Sometimes remakes are worth the trouble – Cronenberg’s The Fly or Carpenter’s The Thing – more often than not they are mediocre – Vanilla Sky or Ocean’s 11 – but occasionally we get […]