Sacred Bones Records releases "Lost Themes", his first album of original compositions not connected to a soundtrack.
2 Biographical Movies |
4 Print Biographies |
45 Interviews |
7 Articles |
3 Magazine Cover Photos |
Frank Armitage | Johnny Carpenter | Carpenter | James T. Chance | John T. Chance | Rip Haight | Martin Quatermass
5' 11" (1.8 m)
Did You Know?
Monsters in movies are us, always us, one way or the other. They're us with hats on. The zombies in George A. Romero
's movies are us. They're hungry. Monsters are us, the dangerous parts of us. The part that wants to destroy. The part of us with the reptile brain. The part of us that's vicious and cruel. We express these in our stories as these monsters out there.
Was originally supposed to direct Firestarter
(1984), and even had a screenplay written by Bill Lancaster
. Both were replaced when The Thing
(1982), a film on which they both collaborated, did poorly at the box office.
[Cinematography] Uses minimalist cinematography and lighting. Tries to make empty spaces look full, and full spaces look empty. Shoots all of his movies in Panavision (2.35:1 ratio with anamorphic lenses). The exceptions are Dark Star
(1974) and all of his TV work.