John Carpenter’s Vision of Cold War America

From the destruction of suburban safety in the 1978 film Halloween to the paranoia and distrust on display in 1982’s The Thing, Carpenter’s style and characters present a commentary on his worldview. His evolution in horror films represented through Halloween, 1980’s The Fog, The Thing, and 1988’s They Live follow a steady discussion of politicsContinue reading “John Carpenter’s Vision of Cold War America”