John Carpenter Still Hard at Work

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While John Carpenter saw most of his success in the seventies and eighties he still has not quit. Personally I say good for him. He has seen so many of his classic films remade already such as Halloween, Assault on Preceinct 13, and The Fog. His latest work is titled Darkchylde based on the graphic novel by Randy Queen. Richard Taylor will be doing the special effects on this film as well who is known … Continue reading

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Film Review: Nightmares in Red, White and Blue (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: An exploration of the appeal of horror films, with interviews of many legendary directors in the genre. REVIEW: Nightmares in Red, White and Blue: The Evolution of the American Horror Film In a film such as this that pays tribute to the horror genre and thousands of clips, it really requires an expert editor at the helm. The editor in this case happens to be one in the same as the director…Andrew Monument. It’s … Continue reading

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Film Review: Ghosts of Mars (2001)

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SYNOPSIS: A story of human colonists on Mars who must be rescued after becoming possessed by vengeful Martian ghosts. REVIEW: As a true fan of John Carpenter’s work, I am fully aware of all his offerings over the years and the level of critical acclaim (or disclaim) his work has received. Without even going further, he has rightly established his place as one of the true masters of horror and cinema. In fact his Master … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Thing (1982)

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SYNOPSIS: “In the midst of the Antarctic snow-field, the scientists and workers of a small American research base are shocked when a helicopter begins to circle their camp, chasing and shooting at a dog. When the helicopter is destroyed and the passenger’s are killed by accident, the dog is let into the base and the American’s begin to wonder what has actually happened. The helicopter is discovered to be of Norwegian make, and probably linked … Continue reading

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Modern Horror Directors

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When you think of a Horror Movie Director you get visions of John Carpenter, Wes Craven, Clive Barker and of course Steven Speilberg. Steven Speilberg you might ask? Well some of his more recent movies have been less than horrifying besides for their lack luster content, but he has made some pretty terrifying films to start. His 1975 release of ‘Jaws’ still makes me tread only so deep in the ocean’s waters. A masterful film that … Continue reading

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The Ward: New web site live!

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John Carpenter’s new flick The Ward has finally got a website that you can head over to and enjoy all the info and pictures by clicking here: http://thewardmovie.com/ The story has Kristen, a beautiful but troubled young woman, finds herself bruised, cut, drugged, and held against her will in a remote ward of a Psychiatric Hospital. She is completely disoriented, with no idea why she was brought to this place and no memory of her … Continue reading

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