Tag Archives: John Landis

‘Twilight Zone: The Movie’ (1983): An Anthology Classic

Twilight zone the movie

Twilight Zone: The Movie is a science fiction/horror anthology film released in 1983. Based on the popular television series The Twilight Zone, created by Rod Serling in the 1950s, this 1980s version begins in a classic way. In a great prologue directed by John Landis, two men (played by Dan …

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Horror Movies and the Escape of it All

Movies, no matter how groundbreaking or silly they may be, have always traded one thing to us in return for their immortality – the means of escape. Escape from reality. Escape from life. Escape from the world. Horror movies have come to be one of the most consistent suppliers of …

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Arrow Gives ‘An American Werewolf in London’ the Royal Treatment – Media Review

An American Werewolf in London is one of the two greatest werewolf films ever made. (Hint: The other film came out in 1981, too.). There isn’t anything that I could say that hasn’t been said over the last 42 years since the film’s release. It’s more than a classic. It’s …

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Slaughtered Lambs: John Landis’ ‘An American Werewolf in London’ (1981) – Retro Review

Writer/director John Landis’ An American Werewolf in London was released forty years ago on August 21, 1981, and it is inarguably the greatest werewolf movie of all time. I’d also say it’s one of the best horror films of the ‘80s, a decade that’s absolutely saturated with genre classics. Notably, …

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Chloe Grace Moretz To Star In New Action Horror Film, ‘Shadow In The Cloud’

Actress Chloe Grace Moretz (Suspiria 2018) has been cast to star in a new action horror film written by John Landis’ son, Max Landis (Bright 2017), and directed by Roseanne Liang (Do No Harm 2017) called Shadow in the Cloud. As reported by Deadline: Moretz will play a captain carrying top …

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Arrow Video/Arrow Academy October Release Schedule

Arrow Video / Arrow Academy

Arrow Video U.S. and Arrow Academy U.S. have no less than FIVE genre/cult films on their October release schedule. These titles range from Italian horror to raucous comedy to sci-fi to drama. Like every month, they’ve got a little something for everyone! The slate is headlined by the Bruce Willis/Brad …

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‘Eli Roth’s History of Horror’ Is Right Around the Corner and We Have the Teaser Trailer!

The world of horror is abuzz, eagerly awaiting the premiere of Eli Roth’s seven-part series accurately titled Eli Roth’s History of Horror which will be released this fall on AMC. The first show will kick off the festivities with a focus on the zombie subgenre, then dedicating two consecutive episodes …

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Larry Cohen Documentary, ‘King Cohen,’ Heads To VOD

King Cohen

Dark Star Pictures is bringing Steve Mitchell’s King Cohen home to a video on demand service near you. The award winning documentary tells the true story of genre writer, producer and director Larry Cohen, the low budget horror and thriller film guru responsible for titles like Maniac Cop, Black Caesar, It’s Alive, Q: …

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AMC Announces Premiere Date for Eli Roth’s ‘History of Horror’ Series!

I’m sure you’ve seen Director Eli Roth in many interviews discussing the horror genre. For good reason, Roth has brought a lot of horror to us in the past fifteen plus years. Cabin Fever (2002), the Hostel franchise, 2001 Maniacs (2005) and Green Inferno (2013), to name just a few. It is only fitting …

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Larry Cohen Doc, ‘King Cohen,’ Hits Theaters This Month

Larry freakin’ Cohen!!!! I just had to let that out from the get go.  I’m an admirer, to say the least. He was the Tarantino of the Golden Age of Grindhouse and paved the way for guys like, well, Tarantino! If they used Roger Corman’s essence to develop a super …

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