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The Thing The Natural Cocoon Actor Wilford Brimley Dies at 85

The Thing, The 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.https://youtu.be/TgIB5Yl4sBQBrimley played Pop Fisher, manager for the last place baseball club the Knights when Hobbs (Robert Redford) is recruited[...]

They Live: Artist Alters Trump Goya Ad John Carpenter Approves

They Live: Artist Alters Trump Goya "Ad", John Carpenter Approves

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 Teased More By John Carpenter and David Gordon Green

Halloween Kills Teased More By John Carpenter and David Gordon Green

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.[caption id="attachment_1129787" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Universal Pictures - Halloween (2018)[/caption] Halloween Kills Has So Much Potential "The first one was more[...]

John Carpenter Releases Two New Tracks Hear Them Now

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 Trailer Will Come Out When Hollywood Settles Down

Halloween Kills Trailer Will Come Out When Hollywood Settles Down

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[...]

Free Copies of John Carpenter Presents: Storm Kids to Comic Shops

Free Copies of John Carpenter Presents: Storm Kids to Comic Shops

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[...]

Halloween Twitter Watch Party Coming Friday With Jamie Lee Curtis

Halloween Twitter Watch Party Coming Friday With Jamie Lee Curtis

Other members of the cast and crew are going to participate as well, such as John Carpenter, Blumhouse chief Jason Blum, Judy Greer, James Jude Courtney, and Nick Castle.[caption id="attachment_1205791" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Halloween Watch Party promo Credit Universal[/caption] Halloween Behind The Scenes Stories "No one does horror quite like Blumhouse and Michael Myers[...]

Escape From L.A. Gets Special Edition Blu-ray From Scream Factory

Escape From L.A. Gets Special Edition Blu-ray From Scream Factory

with director John Carpenter, or with star Kurt Russell You can check out the excellent new cover for the release, and the special features list down below.[caption id="attachment_1191979" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Cover for the Collector's Edition of Escape from L.A on Blu-Ray.[/caption] Escape From L.A Special Features"Snake is BACK! On May 26th, 2020, Scream Factory proudly[...]

The Walking Dead: Beta Gamma Rosita &#038 Judith Get Halloween Treatment [VIDEO]

"The Walking Dead": Beta, Gamma, Rosita & Judith Get "Halloween" Treatment [VIDEO]

To say he met some "pushback" would be an understatement - especially from Rosita (Christian Serratos) and now-we-know-she-would've-shot-Negan Judith (Cailey Fleming).But just in case you need a little help in the "horror movie vibe", the fine folks at AMC and The Walking Dead have put together this little "homage" to John Carpenter's Halloween with clips[...]

Louise Simonson Writing John Carpenters Storm Kids in Storm King May 2020 Solicits

Louise Simonson Writing John Carpenter's Storm Kids in Storm King May 2020 Solicits

writing Storm Kids, the new title in Storm King Productions' John Carpenter Presents line Drawn by Guy Dorian Sr  - whose first professional comic was also a bunch of Marvel kids, The New Warriors, and coloured by Janice Chiang, it will also have a cover from her husband Walter Simonson.Time to meet human-animal ‘splices’, Byrr,[...]

They Live NECA 2 Pack Final Packaging Shots Revealed

'They Live' NECA 2 Pack Final Packaging Shots Revealed

The John Carpenter classic is being honored with two retro style clothed action figures Each will come with their wristwatches, a tv, magazine, newspaper, and a necklace Check the box and figures out below.Consume! Obey! A truly underrated movie of the ‘80s, They Live had a fun sci-fi premise hiding a deeper social commentary about[...]

Criterion Collection 50% Off Sale Ends Soon Heres What You Should Grab While You Can

Criterion Collection 50% Off Sale Ends Soon, Here's What You Should Grab While You Can

The disc includes two commentary tracks, the short film Camera by Cronenberg, an awesome roundtable from 1982 with Cronenberg, John Carpenter, Mick Garris, and John Landis, and tons more.Hoop Dreams, directed by Steve JamesThe greatest sports documentary of all-time, and one of the best documentaries you will ever see period The film follows two young[...]


Halloween Kills: Kyle Richards Returns as Lindsey Wallace

"Halloween Kills": Kyle Richards Returns as Lindsey Wallace

Another face from the 1978 John Carpenter original, Halloween is returning to the franchise in Kyle Richards, who played Lindsey Wallace, for Halloween Kills The film is the sequel to 2018’s Halloween, which acts as a direct sequel to the Carpenter film effectively retconning all previous sequels of the franchise.[caption id="attachment_1082330" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Editorial credit:[...]

DC Comics Adds a Blank Cover Variant to John Carpenters Joker Comic Book

DC Comics Adds a Blank Cover Variant to John Carpenter's Joker Comic Book

Looks like DC Comics is trying to giving a boost to sales of the upcoming Joker one-shot for Year Of The Villain written by John Carpenter? With a special blank cover version, with special paper stock suitable for getting your favourite comic book artist to draw their own version of The Joker all over it...Handy[...]

John Carpenter to Write The Joker: Year of the Villain Special

John Carpenter to Write The Joker: Year of the Villain Special

Legendary filmmaker John Carpenter will write DC's The Joker: Year of the Villain special Carpenter will be joined by frequent collaborator Anthony Burch as co-writer and artist Phillip Tan The book will focus on The Joker trying to be a bigger villain than all the other villains given "The Offer" by Lex Luthor because he's[...]

Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Tiki Mugs From Mondo On Sale Today

Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Tiki Mugs From Mondo On Sale Today

Halloween fans: Mondo knows that you want nothing more than for the night HE came home to be here, and they want to help you pass the time with new glazeways of their awesome Halloween Tiki Mugs. These 5 inch tall mugs feature the iconic jack-o-lantern from the opening credits of the film. Each holds […]

John Carpenter Says You Should Be Kind to Directors We Need Your Love

John Carpenter Says You Should "Be Kind to Directors, We Need Your Love"

Legendary filmmaker and musician John Carpenter isn't slowing down anytime soon, and we love him for it Having caught his tour back in 2017, we can say he's still got the energy of a man 30-years his junior, and continues to keep busy.He's probably most well-known for his directing, a slew of classic titles that are still[...]

Mondo Music Release of the Week: Prince of Darkness

Mondo Music Release of the Week: Prince of Darkness!

This week sees the release of one of my all-time favorite horror soundtracks, John Carpenter's Prince of Darkness![gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="994137,994138"] This is not a dream…not a dream.This week we're excited to announce an all new re-issue of John Carpenter and Alan Howarth's soundtrack to 1987 cult-classic PRINCE OF DARKNESS with brand new package design by[...]