from Disc Emporium: Horror / biography . Direction: John Carpenter One of the great maverick directors of the past three decades, John Carpenter changed the face of horror and action with a string of worldwide smash hits. A true renaissance man of the silver screen, he often writes, produces and scores his films as well and has proven himself with over 35 films . From his breakthrough classic, Halloween (one of the most successful independent features of all time), to such audience favorites as Escape from New York, The Thing, Assault on Precinct 13, Big Trouble in Little China, They Live, Prince of Darkness and many more, the whole story is covered in this fascinating documentary. Featuring interviews with Jamie Lee Curtis, Kurt Russell, Peter Fonda, Debra Hill, Alice Cooper, Adrienne Barbeau, Stacey Keach and many more!