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Random Thoughts of a Movie Insomniac. Vol 14

Hello everyone.

How is everyone’s week doing so far. I want to thank everyone for leaving comments on this site and for all the new followers as well. 1,858 more words


Weekend Round Up #32

This weekend’s movies:

A Clockwork Orange, Assault on Precinct 13, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell,  King Solomon’s Mine, Mortdecai, Seven Samurai, The Leopard


The Fog (1980)

Hollywood has a thing for remaking anything with John Carpenter’s name on it, even the snoozier stuff like The Fog. It almost never ends well. 865 more words

John Carpenter

[Stop Button Lists] John Carpenter on LaserDisc, 1994-98

John Carpenter films, 1976-82, released on LaserDisc, 1994-98

source: LaserDisc Database


Winners, Losers, and Survivors: A Crime Blog [Dredd]

I will look at a film very dear to me for the finale of underrated crime classics. Dredd is Pete Travis’ hardcore dystopian sci-fi flick based on the long running comic, Judge Dredd by John Wagner. 719 more words


Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)

John Carpenter’s Assault on Precinct 13 is a dazzling slab of 1970s cinema, a vicious blast of volatility and cynicism that certainly reflects the era. Uncaring violence stands at the core of this captivating piece, which is in many ways a modernization of the western movie. 615 more words