Tag Archive | Meg Foster


The thing is…I’m a fan. Of Rob Zombie. As a director, that is. I really know almost nothing about his music. But I tend to like what he’s created as a filmmaker. His instincts are strong, and I appreciate his aesthetic. It’s just that I never LOVE his stuff. He always someone just misses hitting […]

John Carpenter’s “They Live” and Jonathan Lethem’s monograph

John Carpenter was the man for a good number of years in the 1970’s and 80’s, but he somehow lost his mojo as a feature film director the last twenty years or so. I’ve already written an ecstatic appreciation of his 1982 “The Thing” on this blog, and the inability of the recent well-intentioned Carpenter-less […]