Plumbing the depths of pulp

John Carpenter has had a long, uneven career, the chief foundation of which (after a couple of very good small features, Dark Star and Assault on Precinct 13) was the highly successful and influential Halloween. Personally, I’ve never understood that movie’s reputation and success. Apart from his facility with the widescreen frame and a strong […]

Blasts from the past

Oh, the horror!

Documentary and the evolution of movies

Stanley Kubrick 8B: Male Anxiety and Marriage
Eyes Wide Shut (1998)

DVD of the Week: Letter Never Sent (1959)