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"Rowdy" Roddy Piper- Just When You Think You Have The Answers...
 Even as he became a talented actor, he would be writing these notes and his iconic line in John Carpenter's They Live was created by Piper himself. can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Chew Bubble Gum and Kick Ass [HD] ( Roddy Piper passed away too young at the age of 61 in 2015 from a[...]
Halloween Retro Figures Coming From Plastic Meatball & Fright Rags
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New John Carpenter Album Lost Themes III In February, Hear First Track
John Carpenter is one of the most iconic filmmakers in the history of Hollywood, having put a whole genre on his back and creating stories that will last through the annals of time None of his films will ever top the original Halloween, though, for my money, the greatest horror film ever made and one[...]
Halloween Kills Coming  October 2021 "No Matter What" Says Jason Blum
After the unfortunate 2020 delay of Halloween Kills, we've all been scrambling for every slight tease or bit of insight that we can find — and franchise creator John Carpenter always knows the right thing to say We're still several months from actually getting to see the return of Michael Myers, and though we've seen[...]
John Carpenter's New Song The Dead Walk Released This Morning
An awesome surprise this morning, as a new John Carpenter song was dropped A second single from his new album Lost Themes III: Alive After Death, which will feature ten new tracks, this new song "The Dead Walk" is yet another timeless macabre masterpiece The album will release from Sacred Bones Records on February 5, 2021[...]
They Live Spinatures Figure Up For Order Now At Waxwork Records
Fittingly revealed for Election Day today, the latest Spinatures figure from Waxwork Records is from John Carpenter's cult classic They Live The Politician Spinatures figure follows Frankenstein, The Bride of Frankenstein, Michael Myers, and the trick or treaters from Halloween 3 in this new line All of them are up for order or preorder right[...]
Michael Myers Gets A Kids Book With The Legend Of Halloween Retelling
And it is real, finally! Coming in 2021, director of the current trilogy of Halloween films David Gordon Green has teamed up with writer/artist Onur Tukel for The Legend of Halloween, a kid's style retelling of the original John Carpenter and Debra Hill script for the 1978 version of Halloween It will have it all:[...]
New John Carpenter Album Lost Themes III In February, Hear First Track
An awesome surprise this morning, as a new John Carpenter album was announced Lost Themes III: Alive After Death will feature ten new tracks, with the first single "Weeping Ghosts" released as well The album will release from Sacred Bones Records on February 5, 2021 The new song listens like it walked right out of[...]
Prince Of Darkness 4K Blu-ray Coming From Scream Factory
John Carpenter's underrated Prince of Darkness is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray for the first time on January 19th, thanks to Scream Factory The 1987 film stars Donald Pleasence, Jameson Parker, Lisa Blount, Alice Cooper, Victor Wong, and Dennis Dun, and is not often talked about for being one of the iconic director's best It[...]
The Thing, Natural, Cocoon Actor Wilford Brimley Dies at 85
Blair, one of the doomed researchers in John Carpenter's The Thing, a remake of The Thing from Another World (1951) Most within the cinema world praised the 1982 film as the superior work. Brimley played Pop Fisher, manager for the last place baseball club the Knights when Hobbs (Robert Redford) is recruited The old rookie eventually[...]
Roddy Piper as Nada in They Live (1988). Image courtesy of Universal
America's obsession with conformity and consumerism is as relevant as ever in 2020 as it was in 1988 when John Carpenter directed the cult-classic They Live Ironically, the presidents in both years happen to be celebrities in Ronald Reagan during the film's original release and currently Donald Trump One of the latest controversies is the[...]
"Halloween Kills" Actor Says It's the Nastiest Film Yet
Halloween Kills director David Gordon Green had a chat in the new Empire Magazine, and John Carpenter talked to Indiewire about the new escapades of Michael Myers One thing is for sure: it is going to be brutal. Universal Pictures – Halloween (2018) Halloween Kills Has So Much Potential "The first one was more about Laurie's life of[...]
John Carpenter Releases Two New Tracks, Hear Them Now
John Carpenter is releasing a new album in the fall and has dropped two new tracks today The horror icon has a 12-inch vinyl single containing the two tracks as well Many variants of it are being released, and are available for preorder right now These are a collaboration with his Halloween 2018 co-composers, his[...]
"Halloween Kills" Actor Says It's the Nastiest Film Yet
John Carpenter's idea was such a great idea, and it's amazing it's still going on David Gordon Green's interpretation of the movie with what he did on the first Halloween that we did, I'm really proud of it I think he walked the perfect line of bringing enough back of what the original Halloween felt like but also[...]
Storm Kig Grimmtown
Storm King is giving away free issues of the book John Carpenter Presents Storm Kids: The Grimms Town Terror Tales to American retailers It's the first issue of series that was to have been published this year but will now be published next Storm King will also be paying for the shipping. The first issue of[...]