John Carpenter’s classic horror film The Fog will roll into theaters – in a new 4K restoration – for Halloween. The horror classic, from Studiocanal, opens October 26 for limited runs at the Metrograph, in New York, Landmark’s Nuart in Los Angeles, and The Music Box Theatre in Chicago. Additional screenings will occur during the […]
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It’s been years, but Michael Myers is back and Laurie Strode is waiting for him. Universal has launched the first trailer for the ultimate sequel and it’s a doozy. Halloween opens on October 19th.
The master of all things genre, writer/composer/director John Carpenter has signed an overall deal with Universal Cable Productions that will see him create, develop and executive produce projects with UCP for NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment as well as other networks and streaming services. UCP and Carpenter are already in development on “Tales for a Halloween Night” for SYFY. […]
John Carpenter’s Halloween – one of the most iconic horror films ever made – is returning to theaters, for one night only, on Thursday, October 29th. Presented by Fathom Events and SpecialCast, this special showing will include an exclusive introduction by the Master of Horror himself, John Carpenter. For details, follow the jump.
This is to officially announce that yes, BOOM! Studios will be publishing ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK comics, starting in December! High Crimes and DEAD LETTERS writer Christopher Sebela will be writing, and an artist will be named later. Escape from New York is a cult classic sci-fi film from 1981 co-written and directed by John […]
One of the greatest oddball action movies of all time is getting a four-color take: John Carpenter and Eric Powell have created an on-going Big Trouble In Little China series for BOOM! Studios. The boisterous Jack Burton will tackle new adventures beginning in June. The whole point of the movie was to create a John […]
One of John Carpenter’s most popular films – They Live – is getting the special Shout!Factory treatment. They Live: Collector’s Edition will contain a bundle of features (the same features, in fact, on both the DVD and Blu-ray!) including an audio commentary track with Carpenter and the film’s star, Roddy Piper. Whether you consider […]
One of the all-time great westerns – Sergio Leone’s Once Upon A Time In The West – is coming to Blu-ray on May 31, 2001. Starring Claudia Cardinale, Henry Fonda, Jason Robards and Charles Bronson, Leone’s epic ranks among the best films of the genre. The Paramount Blu-ray release includes both the theatrical release and […]
It’s been thirty years since a little horror movie changed the genre forever and gave John Carpenter a career. Halloween was something completely different – a story about a killer child who grew up to become the personification of evil, Michael Myers. To celebrate this anniversary, Anchor Bay Entertainment has packaged the three best films […]
Horror movies are notorious for many reasons other than the fact that people seem to enjoy a good scare now and then. For many first-time directors [see: Sam Raimi, John Carpenter], horror is attractive because fans are willing to buy into low-budget movies if they’re suitably original and/or smart, and/or fun. In the case of […]