Film Review: John Carpenter’s The Fog (1980)

"This town sits around for one hundred years and nothing happens. One night and everything falls apart." Starring: Adrienne Barbeau, Tom Atkins, Jamie Lee Curtis, Janet Leigh, Nancy Loomis, Charles Cyphers, Darwin Joston and Hal Holbrook Directed by: John Carpenter Synopsis: Antonio Bay is one hundred years old, and as the residents of this little … Continue reading Film Review: John Carpenter’s The Fog (1980)

25 Essential Films To Watch In Quarantine (Or Whenever)

With most of us in lockdown, we're going to have a lot of time on our hands. So I thought it would be worth talking about 25 essential films to watch that may have passed you by over the years, because after all we can only rewatch The Office and the MCU so many times (we … Continue reading 25 Essential Films To Watch In Quarantine (Or Whenever)

Film Review: John Carpenter’s The Thing (1982)

Starring: Kurt Russell Director: John Carpenter Synopsis: A simple Antarctic expedition turns into a fight for survival when the taking in of an Alaskan Malamute ends up with the twelve teammates discovering something abnormally dangerous. Having never seen The Thing before, I went into watching it with high expectations courtesy of comments I'd heard about it, but … Continue reading Film Review: John Carpenter’s The Thing (1982)

Film Review: John Carpenter’s Halloween (1978)

Starring: Donald Pleasance, Jamie Lee Curtis, Nancy Kyes, P.J. Soles, Nick Castle Director: John Carpenter Synopsis: Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night in 1963, Michael Myers escapes from his insane asylum and returns to his neighbourhood to kill again. From the moment we hear this film's famed music playing in the title sequence, … Continue reading Film Review: John Carpenter’s Halloween (1978)