October 31, 2009

31 Great Horror Movies: ‘Halloween’ (1978)

In 1978 John Carpenter put together a little movie with a little budget called “Halloween.” That little movie exploded at the box office and is still THE staple for Halloween movies today. And, needless to say, it’s my favorite horror movie and the No. 1 spot in our 31 Days of Horror list. “Halloween” opens […]

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October 26, 2009

31 Great Horror Movies: ‘The Thing’

John Carpenter‘s loose remake of the sci-fi classic “The Thing From From Another World” has grown to be a favorite for many horror fans through the years. Some even call “The Thing” Carpenter’s best work. I beg to differ, as you’ll find out somewhere in the Top Five of this list. “The Thing” tells the […]

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October 3, 2009

31 Great Horror Movies: ‘Christine’

What Steven Spielberg didn’t tell us in No. 30 “The Duel,” Stephen King and John Carpenter does. The No. 29 spot goes to another killer vehicle, “Christine.” Based on the book by King and directed by Carpenter (“Halloween“), we’re told the story of Arnie, a complete slacker that was probably classified as a huge geek. […]

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August 1, 2008

Nic Cage To Redo “Con Air” As “Con Prison” For John Carpenter

Remember Nicolas Cage as the felon with a heart of gold in “Con Air”? Yeah, I love those movies where the folks running the prisons are the bad guys and the prisoners are just misunderstood. Anyway, John Carpenter has just hooked Cage to his project “Scared Straight” where he’ll play, you guessed it, a felon […]

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