The Fog
Right in the middle of his golden period, John Carpenter gave us this entertaining ghost story about a small coastal town founded atop a leper colony that is enveloped in a chilling fog that brings with it the malevolent souls of dead pirates. Adrienne Barbeau is the town’s late night radio DJ, while scream queen Janet Leigh appears as the official face of the city. Leigh’s daughter, and Halloween star Jamie Lee Curtis has a small yet notable role, even if it does involve a rather awkward relationship with Tom Atkins. While certainly a lesser work when compared with the likes of The Thing and Escape From New York, The Fog is still a lot of fun.