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The Narrative of the 'Halloween' Saga Gets Confused Over Time
17 Mar 2015 // 8:20 PM
The message of John Carpenter's Halloween is simple: "Evil is here!" To expect any sequel to enhance that idea is to miss the point.
The Best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2013
18 Dec 2013 // 8:14 PM
As home video spins off into various immediate options -- streaming, simultaneous theatrical and digital release -- there are still many gems to uncover in the increasingly obsolete format.
Building the Perfect Star Beast: The Antecedents of 'Alien'
20 Nov 2012 // 4:20 PM
The impact of Alien is undeniable, and with Prometheus breathing new, terrifying and artistic life into the saga, Alien's legacy could go anywhere. However, Alien didn't spring, fully-formed onto movie screens as the near-perfect Star Beast that it is.
John Carpenter's 'Escape From New York' Is an A-Grade B-Movie
16 Apr 2015 // 8:10 PM
Playing a one-eyed special forces soldier, Kurt Russell has to save an inexplicably British president of America from a dystopian New York in this early '80s classic from director John Carpenter.
John Carpenter: Lost Themes
5 Feb 2015 // 8:05 PM
John Carpenter's non-soundtrack album is engrossing and dark, bringing to mind images from his best works both audio and visual.
The 13 Greatest Horror Directors of All Time
29 Oct 2013 // 3:00 AM
In honor of Halloween, here are 13 fascinating fright mavens who've made scary movies that much more meaningful.
Watch the Skies!: Top 10 Alien Invasion Films
11 Nov 2010 // 2:00 AM
Ten examples of evil cosmic conquerors and their eventual mash-up with mankind.