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John Carpenter United States, 1983

Levi Miah's rating of the film Christine

After a trudging start setting up the myth, the film really comes into itself. The second half is where Carpenter's flare for composition, visual fx, colour and score really hit big. But - Christine isn't given enough chance to develop into a completely terrifying monster. It may have been better longer, with tension mustered in slower stretches of steadicam and synth crescendos, waiting for the lights to turn on.