Oeuvre: Carpenter: Ghosts of Mars
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Oeuvre: Carpenter: Ghosts of Mars

Ghosts of Mars is another old-school outing bearing many characteristics familiar from Carpenters' early work,…

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Oeuvre: Carpenter: Vampires
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Oeuvre: Carpenter: Vampires

Vampires remains one of the more underwhelming entries in the legend’s filmography.

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Oeuvre: Carpenter: Escape from L.A.
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Oeuvre: Carpenter: Escape from L.A.

Escape from L.A. finds Carpenter working on a scale he deserved but producing something more…

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Oeuvre: Carpenter: Village of the Damned
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Oeuvre: Carpenter: Village of the Damned

Village of the Damned definitively disappears into unremarkable ‘90s thriller territory, functioning as yet another…

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Oeuvre: Carpenter: In the Mouth of Madness
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Oeuvre: Carpenter: In the Mouth of Madness

Distills Carpenter’s thematic sensibilities into its purest form, conveying the central thesis of his horror…

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Oeuvre: Carpenter: Body Bags
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Oeuvre: Carpenter: Body Bags

Oeuvre: Carpenter: Memoirs of an Invisible Man
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Oeuvre: Carpenter: Memoirs of an Invisible Man

A famously hands-on auteur was ultimately cowed by his star’s predominating power over the project.

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Oeuvre: Carpenter: They Live
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Oeuvre: Carpenter: They Live

Perhaps because of how undeniably cool the film is, it remains one of the director’s…

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Oeuvre: Carpenter: Prince of Darkness
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Oeuvre: Carpenter: Prince of Darkness

Oeuvre: Carpenter: Starman
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Oeuvre: Carpenter: Starman

Starman is a road trip movie, a romance and a science fiction epic with aliens…

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