John Carpenter

John Carpenter

American film director, screenwriter, producer and film composer
I've gone through various periods with superheroes. They work in the right hands, but they don't work in other hands. It's tricky. But any movie is tricky. It's impossible to say, 'This is what you do in any situation.More John Carpenter quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What scares me is what scares you. We're all afraid of the same things. That's why horror is such a powerful genre. All you have to do is ask yourself what frightens you and you'll know what frightens me.More John Carpenter quotes [09/27/2011 10:09:40]
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.More John Carpenter quotes [09/27/2011 10:09:26]
You play with everything you've got. I'm not a lover of cheap tricks. I've always loved playing with people, but there's no rule about it. You try everything you can.More John Carpenter quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have two different categories of favorite films. One is the emotional favorites, which means these are generally films that I saw when I was a kid; anything you see in your formative years is more powerful, because it really stays with you forever. The second category is films that I saw while I was learning the craft of motion pictures.More John Carpenter quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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