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My Favorite Horror Movie – ‘Halloween’ (1978)

What’s my all time favorite horror movie? Without a doubt, the answer is John Carpenter’s Halloween. I was raised by a major Halloween and horror enthusiast, leading to curiosity in the movies my mother watched. In my household, I remember Halloween being this unspoken anthem and symbol to the actual holiday. After watching it for the first time, I expected Michael …

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Marcus Theatres Announces October Fright Nights!

October Fright Nights

This October, come see your favorite horror films back on the big screen during Marcus Theatres‘ Fright Nights Film Series! Every weekend in October, Marcus Cinemas brings you a different horror classic. The films show at 10:00pm each Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night in October. Admission is just $5.00! Here’s the 2017 lineup… The Shining – October 5, 6, 7 …

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John Carpenter Anthology Pre-Order, Tour Announced!

John Carpenter Anthology

Sacred Bones Records has announced the upcoming release of a new John Carpenter album called John Carpenter Anthology (Movie Themes – 1974 – 1998)! The album is set to release on October 20, 2017 in both Vinyl and CD editions. Two tricked out, limited editions of the John Carpenter Anthology were also available briefly. They were hand signed, numbered editions of …

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Review: ‘The Thing Artbook’ is a ‘Thing’ of Beauty!

The Thing Artbook

John Carpenter’s The Thing is my favorite horror film of all time. It may be my favorite movie, period. I said as much in the retrospective I wrote for The Thing‘s 35th anniversary. It goes without saying that when I heard they were doing an illustrated tribute to the film called The Thing Artbook, I was beyond excited! Of course, …

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Meet Our Writers: Scott Crawford

Who’s your horror movie crush? Ever since I had watched Re-Animator when I was a young teenager, I had a huge crush on Barbara Crampton. To this day, I still think she is absolutely stunning and I know I would make an ass out of myself if I ever got the chance to meet her. Who’s your favorite movie directors? …

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John Carpenter is Developing A New Anthology Series on Syfy!

Horror fans obviously need no introduction to John Carpenter. He’s created a lot of classic horror films including Halloween, The Fog, and one of my personal favorites, Cigarette Burns. But, what has he been up to recently?  EW.com has recently announced that Carpenter is now developing a tv show for Syfy! Carpenter and Universal Cable Productions are already developing Tales …

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Big Trouble in Little China: Old Man Jack

Have you ever thought to yourself, “I need more Jack Burton in my life?” Well, if so, then your prayers have been answered! It was just recently announced that in September, BOOM! Studios will launch a four-part comic series called Big Trouble In Little China: Old Man Jack. The series, co-written by John Carpenter himself, will revolve around Jack Burton’s …

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Celebrating 35 Years of John Carpenter’s ‘The Thing’

The Thing

John Carpenter’s The Thing (1982) is my favorite horror movie. It may be my favorite movie, period. It is, frankly, a masterpiece that sits atop many a horror aficionado’s Top 10 list. I remember watching it with my father as a kid. It terrified me. It stuck with me. It’s a big reason I love horror as much as I …

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‘The Strangers 2’ Director is Inspired by John Carpenter

The sequel to Brian Bertino’s popular home invasion film, The Strangers is in the midst of being filmed. The Strangers 2 is being directed by Johannes Roberts (47 Meters Down). She recently had an interview with Dread Central where he says that John Carpenter was a huge influence on the sequel. Here is what he had to say. I “I’m …

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