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The Harsh Criticism John Carpenter Has For The Original Friday The 13th
John Carpenter recently spoke out about Friday the 13th, and as it turns out: he isn't too fond of Jason Voorhees' slasher franchise.
john carpenter Conner Schwerdtfeger 2016-05-28
Halloween Is Coming Back With One Important Addition, Here's What We Know
The next Halloween movie is bringing back a major player from the original films to help shape the horror franchise's next chapter.
john carpenter Conner Schwerdtfeger 2016-05-24
How One Of Kurt Russell's Best Films Inspired The Hateful Eight
In The Hateful Eight, Kurt Russell stars as a member of an ensemble that finds itself isolated in a snowy landscape as paranoia lingers in the air and everyone begins to question everyone’s motivations. If this sounds familiar, it’s because that same description could be just as easily applied to John Carpenter’s The Thing.
john carpenter Eric Eisenberg 2015-12-22
8 Arguments Horror Fans Will Never Stop Having
Horror fans are well known to be a rather contentious bunch prone to heated arguments. With Halloween on the way, what better time to look at some of the more hotly contested debates?
john carpenter Brent McKnight 2015-10-26
How Kurt Russell Really Feels About The Big Trouble In Little China Remake
Several months ago the internet echoed with a collective, “wait, what?” when it learned that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was on board to star in a remake of the cult classic Big Trouble in Little China.
john carpenter Dirk Libbey 2015-10-23
The Escape From New York Reboot Has A New Plan
Yet another sci-fi classic is on tap for the remake train, and, after almost a decade of trying to get it off the ground the filmmakers finally have a plan of action. Read on to get the details.
john carpenter Adrienne Jones 2015-10-13
Halloween Is Getting Re-Released, Get The Details
WIth the leaves turning and Halloween approaching, now is the perfect time for watching spooky movies, and one of the scariest of all time is returning to theaters.
john carpenter Brent McKnight 2015-10-01
John Carpenter's Brutally Cynical Reaction To The Rock's Big Trouble Remake
When news recently surfaced that the classic, Big Trouble in Little China would soon be getting the reboot treatment with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, it seemed a curious project choice. However, one would have thought it would be especially surprising for the original film’s director, John Carpenter. However, his response is filled with devastating dispassion.
john carpenter Joseph Baxter 2015-06-12
Dwayne Johnson Will Star In New Big Trouble In Little China Remake, Get The Details
It would appear that Big Trouble In Little China is becoming the latest classic John Carpenter movie to get the proposed remake treatment... and it already has one very interesting lead actor getting involved with it.
john carpenter Eric Eisenberg 2015-06-01
The Escape From New York Remake Is Happening, Get The Details
In news that will equally horrify moviegoers as much as it slightly excites them, a remake to Escape From New York has been ordered. Fox fought hard with several other studios for the rights to the, film and they have now sealed the deal to bring Snake Plissken back to the big screen.
john carpenter Gregory Wakeman 2015-01-14
The Honest Reason P.J. Soles Is Happy She Got Naked In Halloween
P.J. Soles and John Carpenter weren’t breaking ground with the topless shot in a horror movie. In fact, according to this list by Complex, Soles ranks as No. 3 on a chart of classic horror nudity, topped only by Julianna Guill in the 2009 Friday the 13th reboot, and Susan Sarandon and Catherine Deneuve in 1983’s The Hunger.
john carpenter Sean O'Connell 2014-10-23
Why Isn't John Carpenter's Halloween Still Scary For Kids These Days?
On a scariness scale of 1-10, the average of the group was 5.4, with a high of 7.5 and a low of 2. Hopefully that last person has a weird brother who doesn’t give up, no matter what. “I found it immensely more comical than scary,” said UCLA senior English major Ryan Eclarin. University of South Carolina student Savannah Walker said, “Honestly, it didn’t scare me. I wasn’t startled by any of it.
john carpenter Nick Venable 2013-10-28
Special 35th Anniversary Halloween Blu-ray Will Creep Onto Shelves In September
Copies of John Carpenter’s Halloween are already available on both Blu-ray and DVD, but what makes the 35th Anniversary Edition a little more special is the cover art, which offers an especially creepy illustration by Jay Shaw. For the release, Anchor Bay Home Entertainment worked with cinematographer Dean Cundey on an all-new HD transfer of the film.
john carpenter Jessica Rawden 2013-07-31
Has John Carpenter Explained The Thing's Ambiguous Ending?
After all the body horror, brutal gore, and nightmare-inspiring creature effects, The Thing winds down to a chilling finish. MacReady and his colleague Childs (Keith David) are all that remains of their crew. Having blown up the base in hopes of killing this heinous killer beast, the two — already caked in ice and snow—shiver and essentially await death. But the question lingers—is one of them The Thing?
john carpenter Kristy Puchko 2013-02-20
John Carpenter's Halloween Returning To Theaters In October
As much as the Halloween franchise has been dragged around over the years, with too many bad sequels and reboots to keep track of, there's a simple magic to John Carpenter's original film, with Michael Myers stalking Jamie Lee Curtis and everything at its basics. And now moviegoers who weren't around for the original 1978 release will have their chance to experience the horror on the big screen
john carpenter Katey Rich 2012-09-18
They Live Will Kick Ass And Chew Bubblegum On Blu-Ray This November
There are two types of people in the world: people who love John Carpenter's They Live, and godless heathen sissypants commie bastards. That right there is a fact. Those of you who are in the former category will be thrilled to hear that Scream Factory, a spinoff of Shout! Factory focusing on cult-classic movies, has announced a new Blu-ray and DVD special edition of They Live, set to arrive on November 6th.
john carpenter David Wharton 2012-07-31
Must Watch: John Carpenter's The Thing Reenacted With Penguins And Claymation
When deciding whether or not something on the internet is cool, sometimes all you need to do is look at it in terms of its parts. If you have something that's awesome, and you combine it with something else that's awesome, the result is something that is awesome x2. It's a formula that has worked for centuries, and has given us amazing things like popcorn and movies, beer and sports, and peanut butter and jelly.
john carpenter Eric Eisenberg 2012-01-04
The Thing: The Musical Channels Sinatra, Eats People
Still, maybe Hollywood is just going about this all wrong. Making another Thing movie in the same vein as Carpenter's classic can't help but draw comparisons, and most likely suffer from them. So why not take the core concept and explore a different genre? Like, say, a swingin' big band musical? I think it would go...a little something like this...
john carpenter David Wharton 2011-10-11
Scary Video Clip From The Thing Prequel
Among the movies that’ll likely get us into the Halloween spirit this year is The Thing, which from the sound of it, is more of a prequel than a full-blown remake of the popular 1982 John Carpenter horror film. Check out a clip from The Thing ahead!
john carpenter Kelly West 2011-09-07
Is John Carpenter Saddling Up For A Gothic Western?
John Carpenter has long been regarded as a master of horror. His early work reshaped the entire landscape of American horror films and his recent infrequency of film production has been a source of discontent for his fans. He recently broke his film silence with 2010’s The Ward and there is evidence to suggest that he is not yet ready to sneak back into the shadows of semi-retirement.
john carpenter Brian Salisbury 2011-09-05
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