Exploring the controversial story behind John Carpenter (Halloween & The Thing) and writer Dan O Bannon's (Alien & Return of the Living Dead) from first feature film. From its humble beginnings as a USC student film, to its modern day status as a cult masterpiece. It also offers a rare glimpse inside the creative minds of two USC film students... who would eventually go on to change the way horror films are made. Written by
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Contains only an archival interview with director, John Carpenter
(who refused to participate due to his opinion of the film and his turbulent relationship with O'Bannon). See more
References Dark Star
Music by John Carpenter
Lyrics by Bill Taylor See more