Tag Archives: Bill Thornbury

A Tribute to Don Coscarelli – Truly A True Indie

The legendary Don Coscarelli turned 68 on February 17, 2022. Honestly, I don’t think “legendary” is an embellishment in the least. Somehow, he’s the least known of the big names of his era like Carpenter, Romero, Craven, and Hooper. I always find myself saying, “Hey, did you know Don Coscarelli …

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Retro Review – Phantasm (1979)

The 4K restoration of the original Phantasm, spearheaded by J.J. Abrams and Bad Robot Productions, premiered at SXSW last week to tremendous accolades. It’s ironic, since critics weren’t nearly as kind when Don Coscarelli’s surrealist nightmare premiered on March 28th, 1979 (almost exactly 37 years ago). Trevor Johnston of Time …

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