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The Cinema of John Carpenter: The Technique of Terror

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John Carpenter is a seminal figure in the history of horror and science fiction filmmaking. His work in these genres has been highly influential in their ongoing development. This book gives Carpenter's output the sustained critical treatment it deserves. It comprises essays that address the whole of Carpenter's work, as well as others which focus on a smaller number of ke

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Paperback, 224 pages
Published May 11th 2005 by Wallflower Press (first published April 20th 2004)
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This is a pretty decent collection of fairly academic essays on Carpenter, with surprisingly more on his recent films than I'd have expected. Nothing ground-breaking, but insightful and informative.
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