Tag Archives: Adrienne Barbeau

John Carpenter’s ‘ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK’ (1981) 4K Restoration Coming To Theaters

Escape From New York

John Carpenter’s dystopian 1981 Sci-Fi masterpiece, ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK returns to theaters soon for a limited engagement. A 4K restoration, no less! Where and how can you see this Carpenter classic on the big screen? Read on for the details! Synopsis New 4K digital restoration of director John Carpenter’s …

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(Re) Born On The Bayou: ‘SWAMP THING’ (1982) – MVD Visual 4K UHD Review

It’s true. Absence does make the heart grow fonder. Case in point… revisiting a film you’ve seen umpteen times, including the cinema savviness you’ve gained in the interim, makes it all the more fun. Swamp Thing, recently released as part of MVD Visual’s Rewind Collection, is a warm and fuzzy …

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John Carpenter, A Master Director and Master Composer, Turns 75

John Carpenter turns 75 years old on January 16, 2023. Happy birthday! Let’s look at some reasons Carpenter is such an ironic director and composer, shall we? Oh, and here’s a trailer in case you’ve lived under a rock and have no idea who John Carpenter is: Surely, you have …

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‘TWO EVIL EYES’ (1990) 4K UHD Restoration Coming From Blue Underground

Two Evil Eyes

Blue Underground presents: a double dose of terror from the directors of (the original) Dawn of the Dead and Suspiria. Yes, I’m talking about Two Evil Eyes! The star studded horror anthology is coming soon in glorious, 4K UHD, and it is loaded with special features. You’re definitely going to want …

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Four Color Craven: A Look Back at 1982’s ‘Swamp Thing’

Created by comic book gods Len Wein (who also co-created Marvel’s Wolverine) and Bernie Wrightson (illustrator of Stephen King’s Cycle of the Werewolf 1983), horror icon Wes Craven’s Swamp Thing (1982) loosely adapts the early part of their published run. Finding a balance between camp and horror, Craven (A Nightmare on …

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Interview With SFX Guru Joe Castro: Where The Horror Came From

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again… I love practical horror movie Special FX. There’s just something about knowing that someone created a thing so realistic, humorous, or terrifying out a bunch of miscellaneous arthouse supplies that blows my mind.. the more visceral, the better. Not only do …

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Looking Back On Forty Years of ‘The Fog’ (1980) – Retro Review

The horror film, The Fog, was released 4 decades ago on February 8, 1980 to critical success. This cult classic comes from one of the masters of horror, John Carpenter. He directed, co-wrote the screen play, and created the music for the film. It stars Adrienne Barbeau (Creepshow 1982 – read …

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