Assault On Precinct 13 is a big cult favorite in the John Carpenter filmography and it has appropriately enjoyed a nice life on home video: it was a VHS rental store staple and has enjoyed a couple of DVD releases plus a semi-recent blu-ray release from Image. 880 more words
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Halloween was the movie that established John Carpenter’s career as a craft-conscious wizard of genre filmmaking but hindsight has allowed genre fans to discover that his personality as a filmmaker was already firmly established with his prior film, Assault On Precinct 13. 624 more words
Film number twenty-eight in the series is John Carpenter’s “modern Western” ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13 (1976).
Read the full Review over at VeryAware.com (Originally Published 11/20/13).
Sure Planes, The World’s End, 2 Guns, and We’re the Millers might be the popular choices today on the new release shelf, but to borrow a phrase from the Prince of the Internet, George Takei, “Ooooh my,” there is some other good shit hitting the shelves as well. 990 more words