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John Carpenter is extremely my shit

Joshua Topolsky on the how the horror film pioneer shaped his worldview.
Culture

John Carpenter is extremely my shit

Joshua Topolsky on the how the horror film pioneer shaped his worldview.

2017 has been good to John Carpenter fans. With the year's spookiest holiday approaching, the legendary horror film director has released an album of his iconic scores and is reportedly returning to directing for a new SyFy show based on his graphic novel series. He is best known for his influential 1978 slasher film Halloween, but Carpenter's scariest films have no relation to trick or treating. And as Outline Editor in Chief Joshua Topolsky explains in this episode of Extremely My Shit, Carpenter’s body of work is about more than just blood and gore.

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