sad to report that the innovative, groundbreaking and influential film director
Bob Clark has died in a terrible auto accident that also claimed the life of
his son on April 4, 2007.
as good with Horror as he was with Comedy and was always trying something
different and unique.A great writer,
his films were now being rediscovered as his classic Black Christmas was recently remade to the kind of controversy his
better films caused all along.John
Carpenter’s Halloween would not have
been possible without him (though Clark gave Carpenter full credit for
Carpenter’s hit) and he was about to remake his Horror/Comedy Children Shouldn’t Play With Dead Things.
highlights of his work we have covered on this site:
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