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Halloween Kills Soundtrack Up For Preorder, Hear The First Track Now
Halloween Kills finally unleashes hell into theaters on October 15th, and today the soundtrack from horror master John Carpenter, Cody Carpenter, and Daniel Davies is up for order from Sacred Bones Records There are a variety of versions of the release up, including a ton of vinyl variants, a CD, and even a cassette tape[...]
Halloween Kills Soundtrack Up For Preorder, Hear The First Track Now
Halloween Kills finally unleashes hell into theaters on October 15th, and today the soundtrack from horror master John Carpenter, Cody Carpenter, and Daniel Davies went up for order from Sacred Bones Records There are a variety of versions of the release up, including a ton of vinyl variants, a CD, and even a cassette tape[...]
Halloween 1-5 Releasing Yet Again On From Shout Factory In October
On top of the regular releases, Scream Factory is teaming up with Sacred Bones Records for special editions of the first three Halloween films that include 7-inch vinyls with a new recording of tracks from the scores by John Carpenter himself More details can be found below. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 50%; } #gallery-1[...]
Monster Master Blends FPS With RTS For Asymmetrical Indie Horror
The three take the role of survivors from a scenario not unlike the older monster movies inspired by the likes of Stephen King, John Carpenter, or Steven Spielberg These players salvage makeshift weapons and seek to survive the fourth player, who controls the monsters hunting them Where this gets interesting is in the fact that the first three[...]
"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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1TcnQxV4BEVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Chew Bubble Gum and Kick Ass [HD] (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1TcnQxV4BE) Roddy Piper passed away too young at the age of 61 in 2015 from a[...]
Halloween Retro Figures Coming From Plastic Meatball & Fright Rags
Check out the first three amazing figures below. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 50%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Credit Plastic Meatball/Fright-Rags Credit Plastic Meatball/Fright-Rags Halloween Retro Figure Line? I'll Take At Least Two Of Each "The holiday may be six months away, but fans of the classic horror[...]
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[...]