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review by . January 09, 2012
posted in Movie Hype
*** out of ****    I absolutely adore seaside terror. As a resident of coastal Maine; I can relate to these tales for their locations, their adapted characters, their situations, and above all, their monsters. While there are certainly some seaside classics in the horror genre; it doesn't get enough respect nowadays and I think that needs to change. But of course, until someone decides to be brave and take up the nigh impossible task of creating a new, great modern seaside horror …
review by . June 23, 2011
Inheriting much of the cast and crew of the preceding Assault On Precinct 13 and Halloween, The Fog is probably the least of John Carpenter's early films, but it really shouldn't be overlooked. Carpenter stretched a $1 million budget pretty far and took his time establishing mood and a murky, sea-swept tension within the cramped constraints of this 89-minute cult classic.      While not as scary as Carpenter hoped that it would be, this is still a suspenseful, enormously …
review by . June 23, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
EXCELLENT STORY TELLING
      JOHN CARPENTER'S   THE FOG      "I choose the blue one" is what I told myself when I had seen the two different colors {green & blue} for the box of this film. Not that it made a difference; the two are exactly the same film with the same special features. In fact the absolute only difference from what I can tell is the colors, my reasoning was I like blue so blue it is. So I make my way home kinda excited because it had been …
Quick Tip by . July 14, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
I love this film. Older school horror from back when you didn't need much violence and still get be scared via this thing called suspense. It's not terribly scary by today's desensitizations, and really it might not be a brilliant flick by most people's standards but it's a good idea and flows well and is an overall entertaining watch.
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