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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

Movie Reviews

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


"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.  456 more words


BOOM! Teases Snake Plissken

BOOM! Studios clearly has a good relationship with John Carpenter. Carpenter’s movie Big Trouble in Little China is recently launched comic series by him, and it looks like another of his characters will be coming back to the comic page (ironically also portrayed by Kurt Russell, who was in… 61 more words


"The Thing" – Storyboard Vs. Film

This post originally appeared on disinfo.com on July 18, 2014.

If you haven’t figured it out through previous posts of mine, I’m fascinated by the ingenuity and brilliance of film directors and the people they work with. 149 more words


They Lived!

The following is a transcript of the introduction film historian Darrell Buxton presented before the screening of They Live on Friday 18th July at QUAD. The film also screens on Saturday 19th July at 8:55pm. 1,397 more words

Fright Club

Blood Widow

If Blood Widow proves anything, it’s how subtext and the occasional flair for technical details only gets one so far. For his directorial debut, Jeremiah Buckhalt relishes in the way light, or the lack thereof, adds to the framing of shots. 346 more words