The Evolution of Horror
The Evolution of Horror
Mike Muncer
SLASHERS Pt 5: Halloween (1978) Feat. Chris Hewitt
1 hour 48 minutes Posted Oct 12, 2017 at 9:00 pm.
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This week Mike is joined by Chris Hewitt and Jacob Stolworthy to discuss all things HALLOWEEN! We take an in-depth, spoilerific look at John Carpenter's classic 1978 masterpiece and look at the legacy it left behind (i.e. 7 awful sequels and 2 awful remakes). Chris also discusses why John Carpenter is one of the most beloved auteurs in cinema history. 

Chris Hewitt is host of the world's biggest movie podcast the Empire Podcast (and associate editor of Empire, the world's biggest selling movie magazine). Find Chris on twitter (@ChrisHewitt). 

Jacob Stolworthy is a culture critic and journalist for The Independent. Find Jacob on twitter (@Jacob_Stol). 

Mike is a producer, podcaster and film journalist. Find him on twitter (@TheMovieMike).  He also co-hosts another movie podcast with Rhianna Dhillon called Back Row ( Find Back Row on Twitter (@BackRowFilms). 

Halloween (1978)  Dir: John Carpenter Courtesy of Compass International Pictures / Falcon International Productions. 

Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)  Dir: John Carpenter Courtesy of the CKK Corporation 

The Thing (1982)  Dir: John Carpenter Courtesy of Universal Pictures / Turman-Foster Company 

Christine (1983)  Dir: John Carpenter Courtesy of Columbia Pictures Corporation, Delphi Premier Productions, Polar Film