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Review in Brief: The Void (2017)

THE VOID, appropriately enough, starts with a void. It also starts as a taut, tense suspense horror but disappointingly becomes too derivative and something far less in its final act. 111 more words


Cine-File contributor Kevin B. Lee reviews "Assault on Precinct 13" playing this week at Doc Films

John Carpenter’s second feature is often cited as an object lesson in tight, tense low-budget action filmmaking, but Carpenter admitted to extending shots and scenes in order to fill a bare-bones scenario to feature length. 132 more words


S02E04: John Carpenter - Part 1

As so many of John Carpenter’s movies were ineligible for inclusion we thought we’d just throw out the rule book and talk about all of them instead. 30 more words


Director | John Carpenter, Part 1: The Wonder Years

Between 1974 to 1981, John Carpenter directed five independent feature films–Dark Star, Assault on Precinct 13, Halloween, The Fog, and… 2,388 more words

John Carpenter

The 2017 Selection

I don’t buy too many discs these days. Not because there isn’t any I want, it’s more a case of trying to be selective before I get buried under the piles in the spare room. 365 more words


Whatever Happened to Laurie Zimmer?

Well I didn’t have time to watch Assault on Precinct 13 , but I did find time to watch a few of the extras on the disc. 637 more words


Assault On Precinct 13 (1976) Review

Legendary writer, composer and director John Carpenter’s sophomore feature Assault On Precinct 13 might show its age stylistically, but narratively it more than holds up….for the most part. 473 more words