A Bomb in the Lasagna: Sympathy for “Prince of Darkness”

For one of John Carpenter’s most financially successful films of his mythic 80s run of films, Prince of Darkness sure feels like a lost film. Sandwiched unfavorably in between the release of Carpenter favorites Big Trouble in Little China and They Live and picked apart by critics upon its initial release, Prince of Darkness rarely gets discussed with the same frequency…