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8 edition of John Carpenter"s Starman found in the catalog.

John Carpenter"s Starman

A Novel

by Raynold Gideon

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Warner Books .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsAlan Dean Foster (Adapter)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7535561M
ISBN 100446325988
ISBN 109780446325981

In an interview with 'LA Weekly', director John Carpenter once said: "It's all the classic stories of star-crossed lovers, the lovers who can't really make it together but have a bond of love, like in Brief Encounter (). It really works on that level, because it touches a little thing inside of us. Starman is a bittersweet, genre-bending date movie that really ought to be celebrated as one of the more lovable entries in the John Carpenter canon. Share: Share on Facebook (opens in a new tab).

John Carpenter's Starman - Starring Jeff Bridges, Karen Allen, and Charles Martin Smith Release Date: Decem John Carpenter is a prolific director most well-known in the horror space, but who has also contributed greatly to the action and science fiction genres. An American filmmaker, screenwriter, and composer, Carpenter directed 21 films in his career as a filmmaker, most of which he also composed or co-composed the score for.. Interested in movies from a young age, Carpenter began shooting horror.

However, many of Carpenter's films from the s and the s, such as Dark Star (), Assault on Precinct 13 (), The Fog (), The Thing (), Starman (), Big Trouble in Little China () and They Live () have since become cult classics, and Carpenter has been acknowledged as an influential filmmaker/5().   For Carpenter, a trader in explosions and alien blood, that moment is 's Starman. In full human form, Jeff Bridges plays an alien known only as "Starman" in this, you guessed it, human-alien love story. It's a fascinating, ahead-of-its-time watch for the sci-fi genre fan. 4 On-Brand: When He Oversaw One Of The Greatest Franchises Of All-Time.


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Editorial Reviews Horror auteur John Carpenter set aside the casual thrills and copious bloodletting of his previous efforts to tell this well-observed tale of a peace-mongering alien who decides to inhabit the body of a woman's recently deceased true love. Check out Starman by John Carpenter on Amazon Music.

Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on 5/5(1). Buy a cheap copy of Starman book. Director John Carpenter presents a romantic John Carpenters Starman book fiction odyssey starring Jeff Bridges in his Oscar(R)-nominated role as an innocent alien from a distant planet Free shipping over $ But the U.S.

Air Force shot down the starman's ship, and now he has to clone the body of a human being just to stay alive. Armed with a smattering of earthly lore (how to say hello in Chinese, the Stones "Satisfaction") collected fro He came to observe life on earth - that's what happens when a peace-loving alien takes the friendly invitations we send into space seriously/5.

The films of John Carpenter cover a tremendous range and yet all bear his clear personal stamp. From the horrifying (Halloween) to the touching (Starman) to the controversial (The Thing) to the comic (Big Trouble in Little China), his films reflect a unique approach to filmmaking and singular views of humanity and American analysis of Carpenter's films includes a historical Cited by: 4.

It’s taken me exactly a year to go from Dark Star to Starman in my survey of John Carpenter’s this rate, I’ll be at Escape From L.A. by this time in The timing works out on this one, however. There’s no “winter holiday” Carpenter movie — no, The Thing doesn’t count, that’s a “winter” movie — but Starman is as cheerful and uplifting a science-fiction tale.

Starman is probably John Carpenter's most commercially successful film, and it deserves the accolades.

Jeff Bridges and Karen Allen give fantastic performances, and really that is the major draw of this film. This is a great film to introduce someone to science fiction, as it's a good story with endearing performances and is very light on "sci /5(K).

So when an alien life form decides to model "himself" on the husband, Jenny is understandably confused if not terrified. The alien, or Starman, as he is called, has a deadline to meet, and kidnaps Jenny in order to meet it. Written by Rob Hartill Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis.

John Howard Carpenter (born Janu ) is an American film director, producer, actor, screenwriter, and composer. Although Carpenter has worked with various film genres, he is associated most commonly with horror, action, and science fiction films of the s and s.

Most films of Carpenter's career were initially commercial and critical failures, with the notable exceptions of. Directed by: John Carpenter Starman [Collector's Edition] [Blu-ray] out of 5 stars Blu-ray Starring: Jeff Bridges, Karen Allen and Charles Martin Smith Directed by: John Carpenter starman book starman james robinson starman action figure.

STARMAN is one of the few books that are not as good as the film. Perhaps it is the terrific, ackward acting by Jeff Bridges or the semi-hysteria of Karen Allen as she slowly becomes aware of this alien.

Regardless, it is a quick read and sorta smaltzy - nothing heavy but also nothing really s: Shop Barnes & Noble for Starman & Jagged Edge on DVD by John Carpenter, Richard Marquand featuring Glenn Close. Our Stores Are Open Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help All Books ebooks NOOK Textbooks Newsstand Teens & YA Kids Toys Games & Collectibles Stationery & Gifts Movies & TV Music Book AnnexActors: Jeff Bridges, Glenn Close.

John Carpenter’s STARMAN Is Too Pure for This World. by Kyle Anderson. Dec 20 • PM. Created with Sketch. Created with Sketch. It still feels like a John Carpenter movie, though.

Dimmi di nuovo, come si dice addio. John Carpenter's Starman Published by User, 14 years ago A great read, this little book is becoming more relevant as Man pushes outward into the. Starman: Easily Carpenter’s sweetest movie, Starman is a science fiction romance about an alien in human form, played by Jeff Bridges, and a woman played by Karen Allen, going on a.

The films of John Carpenter cover a tremendous range and yet all bear his clear personal stamp. From the horrifying (Halloween) to the touching (Starman) to the controversial (The Thing) to the comic (Big Trouble in Little China), his films reflect a unique approach to filmmaking and singular views of humanity and American analysis of Carpenter’s films includes a historical.

Starman: million 3 Escape from L.A. million 4 Escape from New York: million 5 The Fog: million 6 Christine: million 7 John Carpenter's Vampires: million 8 The Thing: million 9 Memoirs of an Invisible Man: million 10 Prince of Darkness: million 11 Ghosts of Mars: million 12 They Live: - Buy Starman at a low price; free shipping on qualified orders.

See reviews & details on a wide selection of Blu-ray & DVDs, both new & used. Starman: : Jeff Bridges, Charles M. Smith, Karen Allen, John Carpenter: DVDReviews: Bad Times at the El Royale star Jeff Bridges says he wants to reunite with Karen Allen for a sequel to ’s John Carpenter-directed ed two years after E.T.

opened the floodgates on movies about friendly aliens, Starman starred Bridges as an extra-terrestrial visiting the earth, taking on the form of widow Allen’s dead husband.

The two then went on a road trip that ended. Kurt Russell is hilarious as a redneck trucker, who suddenly gets involved in a black magic mystery thriller, and has to use his wits to fight pure evil. One of Carpenter's funniest movies, this one can't be missed!

Also, Carpenter SINGS the title-melody as well. 9/RELATED: 10 Secrets Behind The Making Of John Carpenter's The Thing. The film was a summer box office smash and critical success that spawned a sequel Escape From L.A., which was also directed by Carpenter and was received less favorably by audiences.

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