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BUBBLEGUM: exploring John Carpenter’s ‘They Live’
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BUBBLEGUM: exploring John Carpenter’s ‘They Live’

Starring Rowdy Roddy Piper and released in 1988, ‘They Live’ was fuelled by Carpenter’s disdain for Reaganism, mass consumerism and the ‘unrestrained capitalism’ of the era. BUBBLEGUM examines the social commentary, enduring graphical impact and referential legacy of an often slept-on entry in John Carpenter’s body of work. Continue reading

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