Tag: John Carpenter
Despite a few bobbles here and there, the Halloween series still has legs and Blumhouse Productions wants to put it to good use. Today they've revealed they're working with John Carpenter on a new film in the beloved horror franchise. Come inside to check it out!
Continuing our series on Hollywood remakes, this week’s film is one of those lauded remakes that many say is better than the original. While a horror movie may not be in the Christmas spirit, this film does have a lot of snow in it. This week, Cinelinx looks at John Carpenter’s The Thing.
It doesn't matter what time of year it is, any time you watch Halloween it becomes October 31st for an hour and a half. Anchor Bay Entertainment reminded me of this with its 35th Anniversary Edition of John Carpenter's slasher masterpiece. It's always a pleasure to re-visit Haddonfield and spend a little more time with Michael Myers, Dr. Loomis, Laurie Strode, and all her friends.
As Scream Factory moves through the works of John Carpenter, they reach one of his most cerebral movies of the 1980s. Prince of Darkness doesn't immediately come to mind when people think about the legendary filmmaker. It's virtually forgotten to all except true fanatics of the horror mastermind. A new Blu-ray Collector's Edition aims to change that by attracting a new audience to it and giving long-time fans a high-resolution version of the classic.
I led a rather sheltered life as a child and teen. My parents were strict about the movies I could see and were completely against me taking in any type of supernatural horror films. I would go to my father's house during the summers and that's when I would catch up on all the great films I missed for the past year. One of my fondest memories is watching The Fog one night around dusk with my cousin.
70's/80's cult action films have been popular choices for reboots lately. Clash of the Titans, Conan the Barbarian, The Thing, The Karate Kid, and Red Dawn all got their chance. Now, we've learned that the Escape From New York reboot could be moving forward.
Today’s action movies are a lot more than they used to be. Special effects, stunt work, and the budgets themselves are growing increasingly more rampant. Big Trouble in Little China harks back to a simpler time.