In an interview recently resurfaced from Entertainment Weekly, legendary horror filmmaker John Carpenter disses Rob Zombie, calling him a “lying piece of sh**” and criticizing Zombie’s remake of his 1978 classic slasher film Halloween.
“He said I was very cold to him when he told me he was going to make it. Nothing could be further from the truth,” Carpenter tells the New York Film Academy. “I said, ‘Make it your own movie, man. This is yours now. Don’t worry about me.’ I was incredibly supportive. Why that piece of sh** lied, I don’t know.”
When Carpenter was asked about his feelings on the White Zombie frontman’s 2007 remake, things didn’t get any better for Zombie. “I thought he took away the mystique of the story by explaining too much about [Michael Myers],” he shares. “I don’t care about that. He’s supposed to be a force of nature, he’s supposed to be almost supernatural, and he was too big.”
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