It’s the 10th anniversary of Chicago’s premier Horror Convention: Flashback Weeekend 2012! This year is loaded with fantastic horror goodies including John Carpenter presenting a 30th Anniversary Screening of The Thing and Linda Blair presenting a charity screening of The Exorcist! The fun starts this Friday, August 10th, read on for a schedule of events!
Posts Tagged ‘John Carpenter’
Just a quick heads up, the new Red Band Trailer for The Thing has been posted by IGN and we managed to snag it. Read on to check it out!
John Carpenter’s The Thing was made in the early 80s and is a remake of a 1951 film by a chap named Howard Hawks. Both films are based on a story written by John W. Campbell, Jr. called “Who Goes There?” I will not warn about spoilers for a movie almost 30 years old. Just [...]
They Live is based on a 1963 short story entitled “Eight O’Clock in the Morning”, by Ray Nelson. Carpenter wrote the screenplay under a pseudonym he gave to a character in the movie, named after a character in an HP Lovecraft story. There are already tons of insightful reviews of this movie on the Internet, [...]
This review is the first in a series of 4 John Carpenter throwback reviews. These movies came as part of a 4-disc set of Carpenter films currently being sold in stores. I wrote these reviews because JimmyZ said four will get me listed on the site as “Staff”. With an appropriately fabricated summary paragraph, no [...]
The Ward, stars Amber Heard as a troubled young woman who is admitted to a psychiatric facility against her will after she burns down an old farmhouse. Recently, a detailed synopsis of the movie appeared online and now the first, but only partial trailer for The Ward has been posted online, offering a look at [...]