Essays Tagged: "John Carpenter"

'Genres tend to develop as audiences become bored with formulaic films.' Do you agree? Use specific examples in your answer.

ilms from the horror genre; Frankenstein (1931, US, dir. James Whale) and Halloween (1978, US, dir. John Carpenter). Horror as a genre has derived from our human desire to see the gruesome, the ugly a ...

(6 pages) 79 1 4.4 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

"Escape from New York": The Greatest Movie Ever?

obvious flaws, that add an element of cultic humour. One of my favourite film makers to this day is John Carpenter, who I find is an excellent example of a professional bad movie maker.Through deliber ... .Through deliberate acts of satirical audacity, and a character that is nothing short of hilarious, John Carpenter has pieced together what is quite possibly the pinnacle of cinematic perfection to th ...

(4 pages) 24 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Romero Vs. Cronenberg

According to John Carpenter, friend of Romero and noted horror director himself, "With Night of the Living Dead, ... be seen in Night of the Living Dead. The breakdown of the family is portrayed in the opening scene. Johnnie is begrudging his mother for having to put flowers on his father's grave. This uncaring and ...

(9 pages) 7 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Halloween: A Groundbreaking Film

death. The entire sequence employs the subjective point- of-view, an approach that writer/director John Carpenter returns to repeatedly throughout the movie. Only after the deed is done, do we learn ... Halloween is not a perfect movie, but no recent horror film has attained this magnitude. Likewise, John Carpenter has never come close to recapturing Halloween's artistic or commercial success, thoug ...

(5 pages) 1706 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Short Story-Halloween Night

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Art Essays