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Midnight Screening: The Thing

This week on Midnight Screenings, I’m looking at the two finest films from one of my favorite modern horror directors, and one of the men who brought midnight cinema to the mainstream: John Carpenter.  1,910 more words

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Midnight Screening: Halloween

This week on Midnight Screenings, I’m looking at the two finest films from one of my favorite modern horror directors, and one of the men who brought midnight cinema to the mainstream: John Carpenter.  2,018 more words

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Film Jive Episode #73 - "A Countess From Hong Kong"

In the latest episode, co-hosts Zach Betonte and Andy Swope return to the podcasting airwaves after a brief, summer hiatus to explore the final work of cinema’s greatest underdog, … 107 more words

Film Jive

Oldies

So recently in my horror movies class we watched the original Frankenstein (1931) and Horror of Dracula (1958). Now I really enjoyed the Frankenstein film, it was really entertaining. 150 more words

Big Trouble in Little China (1986) starring Kurt Russell and created by John Carpenter. Give it a chance you won’t regret it.

I was scrolling though the Netflix on demand movies wondering what would be family appropriate and was happy to see the Big Trouble in Little China was available for the watching.  2,311 more words

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Films That Haunt Me: "The Fog" (1980)

Directed by John Carpenter
Starring Adrienne Barbeau, Janet Leigh, and Jamie Lee Curtis

This may be an unusual choice, especially from the endlessly terrific filmography of John Carpenter. 583 more words

Horror

"Christine" on DVD (1983, John Carpenter, Stephen King, Keith Gordon, John Stockwell)

Adapted from the Stephen King novel of the same title, “Christine” is about a 1958 Plymouth Fury car that is alive and evil.  Rusted and falling apart in a yard since the previous owner died, Christine is spotted by a High School geek played by Keith Gordon.  455 more words

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