In 1978 a young genre auteur by the name of John Carpenter made his mark in a decade flourishing with Hollywood horror rebels. A nubile Jamie Lee Curtis gave new definition to the word “wholesome.” PJ Soles showed us something we all liked…very much. And a new suburban nightmare was born in the name of Michael Myers.
Everyone remembers the first time they’ve seen John Carpenter’s Halloween and, in anticipation of Rob Zombie’s Halloween, we’ve asked a handful of filmmakers to share with us their Halloween experience and explain how it may have shaped their own definition of fear in film.
Click here to read the first installment, featuring Hatchet writer/director Adam Green, and stay tuned every day this week for additional ones!