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

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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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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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John Carpenter’s ‘THE THING’ (1982): 40 Years, 40 Memes

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John Carpenter’s masterpiece, THE THING (1982), turns 40 years old in 2022. The film returned to theaters recently thanks to Fathom Events. I don’t know about you, but personally, I’d love to watch it on the big screen at least once a year. About the only thing I love as …

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John Carpenter’s ‘THE THING’ (1982) Returning To Theaters

Many consider John Carpenter’s THE THING (1982) to be one of the greatest horror films of all time. It’s my favorite. It’s Seth’s favorite, too (read his tribute here)! The film turns 40 years old this month, if you can believe it? The film’s age means a lot of us, …

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Ten Fun Facts About Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Death Proof’ (2007)

Quentin Tarantino’s grindhouse throwback, Death Proof, turns fifteen this month, after its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on May 22, 2007. Let’s celebrate with ten fun facts about the film. Two separate sets of voluptuous women—Rose McGowan, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Tracie Thoms,  Rosario Dawson, and Zoë Bell—are stalked at …

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Why John Carpenter’s ‘Big Trouble In Little China’ (1986) Still Matters Now – Retro Review

For those who aren’t familiar with it, Big Trouble in Little China is a John Carpenter film that released on July 2, 1986, one that struggled and inevitably flopped in the box office but rebounded on home video release, eventually becoming a cult classic, loved by many, but especially this …

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James Gunn’s ‘Slither’ (2006) Is Still Slimy Creature Fun – Retro Review

Looking back through James Gunn’s carrier, his trajectory is truly unique. He started out as a volunteer with Troma, eventually becoming a writer for projects like Terror Firmer and Tromeo & Juliet, then moving on to major studio writing for projects like the live action Scooby-Doo films and Zack Snyder’s Dawn of …

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Fallen From Grace: 10 Top Post-Apocalyptic/Dystopian Movies

I have to admit, it’s scary out there right now, but I believe it’s going to get better! Sure, there’s some uncertainty, and it’s hard to know who you can trust, but at least we have movies to tide us over while we wait. Go ahead and get yourself lost …

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A Quarter Century Of ‘Stargate’ (1994) – Retro Review

Television shows based on popular movies can go either way. In 1978, the timeless classic Animal House was released and became one of the greatest comedies in American history. To capitalize on the success, a television show was created to show the day-to-day hi-jinx of the fraternity from the movie. …

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