What did John Carpenter think of mask

Been watching panels and q&as all day and I’m curious if anyone has ever asked John Carpenter what he thought of the altered Kirk the first time he saw it when making the movie?

He mentions it in this doc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXtPgnuL330

Yeah he kind of does but not really. I’d love to hear his reaction when someone asks, what did you think the first time you saw it?

I saw it like this, for the first time, and I screamed
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