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"...Bottin steals the show..." Variety "Two decades on, the head-sprouting-spider-legs scene still demands frame-by-frame viewing." Total Film "[With] stomach-turning special effects..." Uncut 4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t brews claustrophobia by trapping its characters in the Antarctic with a shape-shifter from outer space."Total Film20.15218

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"...PRECINCT 13 is filled with delectable bits of business in direction and performances..." Sight and Sound "...Carpenter is an extremely resourceful director [with an] ability to construct film entirely out of action and movement..." New York Times "...A tight, tense thriller....Carpenter's eerie score and Douglas Knapp's stylish cinematography give this low-budget shoot-out all the weight of an urban RIO BRAVO..." Entertainment Weekly "[I]nstinctively punk....Brilliant..."Uncut Ranked #20 in Uncut's Best DVDs Of 2005 -- "Carpenter's film is a classic in its own right, a benchmark of lean action cinema." Uncut 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] stripped-down thriller....It owes as much to George A. Romero as Howard Hawks....Raw and visceral..."Empire20.15218

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"...The film is made with spectacular efficiency....CHRISTINE turns out to be full of Carpenter landmarks..." Sight and Sound "...[The] flashy auto dominates everything, its jealousy is effectively, and sometimes humorously conveyed....Technically, the film is outstanding..." Variety "Herbie Goes Satanic in John Carpenter's adaptation of Stephen King's tale....The car's the star..." Uncut20.15218

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"...Looks better and better as time passes..." - Recommended Premiere "...A solidly satisfying actioner....[A] proper urgent mood..." Variety "...Brutal, very fine-looking....Carpenter's most ambitous, most riveting film to date..." New York Times "...ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK featured a supporting cast of cult appeal and successfully launched Kurt Russell as a rugged action hero..." Total Film "The premise, characters and theme all resonate..." Sight and Sound Ranked #7 in Uncut's Best DVDs Of 2005 -- "John Carpenter's dystopian, kick-ass, junk-punk flick of 1977..." Uncut 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "One of the coolest and most exciting action/sci-fi flicks ever made. John Carpenter was in a zone..."Premiere20.15218

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"John Carpenter's best horror film in a long while is one scarifying trip down memory lane..." New York Times "...A sleek and scary remake of the 1960 classic thriller of the supernatural....VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED is a good-looking, well-wrought film with some knockout special effects, some dark humor and crisp portrayals..." Los Angeles Times "The gradual realisation that the children will destroy all who stand in their way is subtly handled..." Sight and Sound20.15218

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"...[Carpenter] has a ball mixing fun and fright..."Rolling Stone "...Nightmarish....Carpenter's best movie in years." -- Rating: B+Entertainment Weekly "...It's a nifty idea, and director John Carpenter keeps the story moving....The film has a nice balance of popular and cult appeal..."Variety "...[A] sardonic, increasingly wild-eyed nightmare....Mr. Carpenter has devised himself a cinematic hall of mirrors..."New York Times "...Carpenter begins in a low key, building tension slowly but steadily, in a first-rate display of style and craftsmanship..."Los Angeles Times20.15218

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"...[The] costuming, sets, stunts and special visual effects by Richard Edlund are particularly lavish..."Variety "...Carpenter is conspicuously with it....An upscale send-up..."New York Times20.15218

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