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John Carpenter

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To make Michael Myers frightening, I had him walk like a man, not a monster.

— John Carpenter

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Evil hiding among us is an ancient theme.

— John Carpenter

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I made a decision back in 1978 that, in a trade off for money when I directed Halloween, I would have my name above the title in order to basically brand these movies my own.

— John Carpenter

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In England, I'm a horror movie director. In Germany, I'm a filmmaker. In the US, I'm a bum.

— John Carpenter

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It's a very good time for horror. This business certainly has changed, but there's still room for serious horror films. Look at 28 Days Later, that's not a tongue-in-cheek picture.

— John Carpenter

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One could make money and get a career going with a low-budget horror film about killers attacking on holidays. It is always flattering to have somebody copy you.

— John Carpenter

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On 10 October 2010 Carpenter received the Lifetime Award from the Freak Show Horror Film Festival. Approximately one-third of the finiJohn Carpenterd film is the newer footage. The made-for-TV movie was a hit with viewers[citation needed] and critics[citation needed] and was also released as a feature film in cinemas outside the U.

However many of his works from the 1970s and the 1980s such as Dark Star (1974) Assault on Precinct 13 (1976) The Thing (1982) Starman (1984) Big Trouble in Little China (1986) and They Live (1988) have since been seen as cult classics while Carpenter has been acknowledged as an influential filmmaker. Some of the films in Carpenter's career were critical and commercial failures with the notable exceptions of Halloween (1978) and Escape from New York (1981). Although Carpenter has worked in numerous film genres he is most commonly associated with horror and science fiction films from the 1970s and 1980s.

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