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The Last Starfighter (1984)

Whenever a film becomes popular, you can just tell that there will be producers looking to capitalise on that success, and then the clones start populating theatres in short order. 578 more words

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Escape from New York (1981)

This is a perfect example of how John Carpenter and Kurt Russell are a great team; the two seem to fit each other as if they could do no wrong. 670 more words

Film

Soundtrack Saturday: Big Trouble In Little China by the Coupe De Villes

For this week’s Soundtrack Saturday track, I turn to a mine that I always thought was masterful when it came to song choice, scores, and music for his soundtracks. 177 more words

Music

Royal Wedding (1951)

No, not that royal wedding. And this movie isn’t really about a royal wedding at all, though then-Princess Elizabeth’s nuptials to Philip Mountbatten in 1947 form the backdrop to this delightful MGM musical. 5,005 more words

Musical

Been there, done that: John Carpenter’s ‘Escape from L.A.’ is a lackluster sequel

By Matthew E. Milliken
MEMwrites.wordpress.com
Dec. 15, 2015

John Carpenter is one of the all-time great directors of horror movies. His 1978 feature, Halloween, practically invented the slasher flick out of whole cloth.  878 more words

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The 31 Days of Halloween III - Day #6: Carpenter’s Shadow

While John Carpenter gets most of the credit (or blame) for Halloween III, the film wasn’t actually directed by him but by his good friend Tommy Lee Wallace. 612 more words

Holidays

30 days of Halloween to culminate with Carpenter's original classic in theaters

Halloween–the 1978 movie that put both director John Carpenter and actress Jamie Lee Curtis on the map–is coming back to theaters for one night only.  248 more words

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