The Best Horror Movie Kills of All-Time: #4 – THE THING (1982)

Now that we're down to the final four, things are getting tough. I've oscillated between two scenes for this spot for the better part of two weeks, and I'm sure once I hit "publish" I'll second-guess myself once again. But we're in the final weeks here and no pick is a bad pick. So, without … Continue reading The Best Horror Movie Kills of All-Time: #4 – THE THING (1982)

John Carpenter’s use of space in HALLOWEEN (1978)

Director John Carpenter and cinematographer Dean Cundey shot their seminal slasher classic, Halloween, in Panavision widescreen (2.39:1), which presents a wider frame with expanded horizontal space. This type of photography is generally used on adventure epics and blockbusters that want to capture maximum space to engulf the viewer and overload your senses, but horror tends … Continue reading John Carpenter’s use of space in HALLOWEEN (1978)