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30 Day Horror Movie Challenge – 16

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Day Sixteen – What is a horror movie with a great soundtrack? HALLOWEEN (1978) d: John Carpenter I debated a little over which way to go with this one. Do I go more with a song based soundtrack or a score. But I decided to go with one of my favorite horror film scores ever and one that is so undeniable in its effectiveness that I couldn’t go anywhere else. My pick is without a doubt John Carpenter’s amazing score to ‘Halloween’. The story of the score is sort of infamous but John Carpenter had shot and edited ‘Halloween’ and while trying to get more directing gigs he showed the film, before it had music or sound effects, to a representative from one of the studios. He noticed she wasn’t scared or anything. Unsure what to do he felt compelled to save the film with the music. With a musical […]