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40th Anniversary ‘Halloween’ Documentary Announced!

The year 1978 introduced us to John Carpenter’s classic, Halloween. The film featured escaped Smith Grove Mental Hospital patient Michael Myers AKA “The Shape,” who set out on Halloween night to stalk and kill a group of babysitters, with the exception of one lone survivor, Laurie Strode in Haddonfield, Illinois. It is believed in the horror community, especially with Michael Myers …

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Happy 70th Birthday John Carpenter!

John Carpenter

When you hear the phrase “Master of Horror,” there’s a pretty good chance John Carpenter comes to mind. Over the past 40+ years, Carpenter has done it all in Hollywood as a genre writer, director, producer, and musician. Today, we at Pop Horror would like to wish John a very happy 70th birthday! John Carpenter was born in Carthage, New York …

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‘Prince of Darkness’ Limited Edition Blu Ray Steelbook From Shout Factory Available for Pre-Order

Shout Factory has announced the release of a limited edition steelbook of the John Carpenter classic, Prince of Darkness, the second installment of Carpenter’s self-proclaimed Apocalypse Trilogy. It is nestled in between The Thing (1982) and In the Mouth of Madness (1995). What do you get with this limited edition? Read on for all the details! Synopsis: A group of graduate …

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Danielle Harris Continues To Address New ‘Halloween’

By now, it’s no surprise to horror fans that the new Halloween film is completely starting over and disregarding all sequels. In the upcoming film, Laurie Strode’s daughter, Karen, will be played by Judy Greer. It hasn’t been very long since Halloween legend Danielle Harris expressed her thoughts on the new changes. You can check out her initial thoughts here! According …

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Happy 59th Birthday, Jamie Lee Curtis!

Jamie Lee Curtis is born of horror royalty. Her mother, Janet Leigh, was cinema’s first scream queen. It’s only fitting that her daughter, Jamie Lee, would go on to be one of the most recognized scream queens of all time! Please join all of us at PopHorror in wishing Jamie Lee Curtis a very happy 59th birthday today! The Early …

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Evil Is Strange: John Carpenter’s ‘Prince of Darkness’ Turns 30!

What would a former Catholic Church basement, theoretical physics, a swirling green liquid, Alice Cooper and Satan all have in common? Why, Prince of Darkness, of course! Warning:  This trailer itself contains a spoiler! Welcome to the world of Prince of Darkness, where all your dreams come true — provided they’re alternately cryptic, apocalyptic, creepy and zany. Personally, I don’t …

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