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John Carpenter United States, 1983

Duncan Gray's rating of the film Christine

Carpenter said he didn't care for the material, it was just a job he took to help his career after The Thing flopped. To his credit, the disinterest doesn't show; the camerawork and FX are top-notch. But disinterest is understandable: the film is mired in enough script problems that the interesting concept—frustrated teen masculinity feeding supernatural evil—isn't give enough care. Still, nice moments.