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John Carpenter's Prince of Darkness

John Carpenter, the quintessential Termite Artist and a filmmaker commonly conceived of as an American primitivist/minimalist, exposes an artsy-fartsy, cosmopolitan side in this underrated 1987 horror  11 more words


Netflix Graveyard: Big Trouble in Little China

Sometimes a girl just wants to kick back and relax with a fun and dumb movie. When I was younger, it was romantic comedies. Now that I have grown up and noticed romantic comedies have not grown with me, I have discovered the wonderful world of eighties action flicks. 502 more words


Chicagoland event coverage: Sci-Fi Spectacular 2014

My first event of 2014 was Movieside’s annual Sci-Fi Spectacular, held on April 13.

For those of you who aren’t familiar with Movieside and their events, here’s a quick synopsis. 2,924 more words

Horror Movies

The Thing

Unfortunately I did not get a chance to see anything new and exciting today and with the weather warming up I figured it would be perfectly ironic to choose today as the day to write my entry for one of… 434 more words

Big Trouble in Little China

The Movie Snob revisits a blast from the past.

Big Trouble in Little China (B). I recently revisited this excellent (relatively speaking) B movie from the 80s. 134 more words

Written By: The Movie Snob


Though admission can be found in the film’s official synopsis, one need only watch the trailer for Blood Glacier to see the obvious admiration these filmmakers must have for John Carpenter’s  98 more words


Pondering: Halloween and Halloween? III

Before even viewing John Carpenter’s Halloween (1978) I knew or at least had heard the name Michael Myers. A strange thing to call something that is hardly a man–such a human name. 238 more words