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Review: John Carpenter’s THE FOG Is A Classic Ghost Story

After taking a break from horror to make Elvis in 1979, John Carpenter returned to the genre with The Fog, an atmospheric ghost story set in the fictional Californian town of Antonio Bay.  When The Fog starts rolling-in, so does the crew of [...]

October 16, 2018

Notes On John Carpenter’s BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA

Movies In Focus and the National Justice Museum’s John Carpenter Film Season continued with Big Trouble In Little China (the first was The Fog). I once again introduced the film, offering the audience a little insight into the 1986 film. Here are [...]

April 14, 2018

Notes On John Carpenter’s THE FOG

Movies In Focus introduced The Fog (1980) at Nottingham’s National Justice Museum as part of a John Carpenter Season (find out more). Guests were treated to a foggy display in the Shire Hall (see below) and a ghost tour before watching the [...]

March 12, 2018

Interview: John Carpenter Talks Music, Movies And Hollywood

Photo by Kyle Cassidy © Storm King Productions John Carpenter is one of the most influential filmmakers of the last 50 years. He began his career with Dark Star before making the cult classic Assault In Precinct 13. He then hit career pay dirt [...]

May 11, 2015

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