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The 2017 Selection

I don’t buy too many discs these days. Not because there isn’t any I want, it’s more a case of trying to be selective before I get buried under the piles in the spare room. 365 more words


Whatever Happened to Laurie Zimmer?

Well I didn’t have time to watch Assault on Precinct 13 , but I did find time to watch a few of the extras on the disc. 637 more words


Assault On Precinct 13 (1976) Review

Legendary writer, composer and director John Carpenter’s sophomore feature Assault On Precinct 13 might show its age stylistically, but narratively it more than holds up….for the most part. 473 more words


Assaulting 13 again

Bought this blu-ray disc today. I don’t buy many discs these days, as I’m trying to be a bit more selective on what gets added to the collection/pile. 321 more words


Assault on Precinct 13 - Blu-Ray Re-Release Review

Not John Carpenter’s début, but the first in a series of classic horror/action/fantasy B-pictures from him, Assault on Precinct 13 became a hit in Europe, though notably not in the States, and established a solid template to which he has stuck to this day. 910 more words


Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)

“It’s a siege. It’s a goddamn siege!”

About as close to perfect as low-budget, economic genre filmmaking can get. Carpenter’s spartan, precise camera glides around capturing glorious PanaVision compositions. 92 more words