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Review : Assault On Precinct 13 (1976)

To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of John Carpenter’s Assault on Precinct 13, Second Sight is releasing a limited edition boxset on November 28th, 2016. When it comes to John Carpenter, who is one of my favorite directors, I am more familiar with his horror films. 641 more words

Movie & TV Reviews

Bargain Bin(ge): Blue Arrow Records (Cleveland, OH)

Recently, I took a quick drive up to Cleveland, OH, which was my first time in the prominent Great Lakes city. Admittedly, I only knew as much as the internet had told me of it. 516 more words


Closing Time (Assault on Precinct 13, 1976)

After Dark Star, Carpenter made one of his few films outside his standard horror and Sci-Fi genres.  Assault on Precinct 13 is a gritty action film about a group of cops holed up in a Precinct that is about to be closed.  162 more words

Action Movies

Carving a Niche

As part of my October Horror Movie Madness, I am going to explore the films of John Carpenter.  I will start at the beginning with Carpenter’s Student Film and work my way up. 105 more words


02 Assault on Precinct 13

This week, Nick & Chris are joined by film critic Bill Pierce to talk about John Carpenter’s 1976 shoot-em-up action-thriller ‘Assault on Precinct 13’. This one is especially boozy, so why not have a few while you listen to join in? 37 more words


Assault on Precinct 13 finally getting UK Blu Ray release

Fantastic news for John Carpenter as it has been been announced that Second Sight Films will be releasing a 40th Anniversary special of Assault on Precinct 13 this November. 145 more words

Long Live the Video Store

Continuing on from the blast from the past theme. (For those who don’t know)Yes, it’s a video rental store. I saw this yesterday in a small seaside town in Kent, Broadstairs. 95 more words