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Films 

Here’s a Trailer For The Upcoming BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA Boardgame!

Horror themed board games are big business nowadays. There are quite a lot of great ones. MIX TAPE MASSACRE, LAST FRIDAY, BETRAYAL AT HOUSE ON THE HILL… Hell, even Mondo’s getting into the spirit and prepping an official board game based on John Carpenter’s THE THING. And speaking of John Carpenter, a few short months […]

Films Toys 

Artwork And Miniatures Revealed For BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA: THE GAME

Last year, an act of God occurred when it was announced that John Carpenter-obsessed game designers Chris Batarlis and Boris Polonsky at Everything Epic would be joining forces with Boom! Studios and 20th Century Fox to develop a board game for BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA. Still in development, we now have visuals of the […]

Films 

Why BUCKAROO BANZAI Is The Most Insane Movie Ever!

THE ADVENTURES OF BUCKAROO BANZAI (ACROSS THE 8TH DIMENSION) is the most insane movie ever made and for many a Blue Blazer Irregular inarguably the greatest movie ever made! That is, if you like pulp sci-fi, lunacy and uber-meta-reference to a self-aware universe that exist only in the framework of this 1984 cult classic. “Watching […]

Films 

Ranking the Genre Films of John Carpenter — From Worst to First!

If you’re already visiting this site, it’s a foregone conclusion that you’re familiar with the filmography of John Carpenter — one of the most revered and familiar names in genre cinema. While we’ve been experiencing something of a Carpenter Renaissance lately, thanks to the recent surge in the multi-talented artist’s music career and John’s surprising […]

Films Music 

BEYOND FEST Announces Full 2016 Slate – Guests include Paul Schrader, Kurt Russell, James Gunn, Ti West, RZA, and more!

Los Angeles, CA – Thursday, September 8, 2016 – Beyond Fest, the highest attended genre film festival in the US, is excited to announce its full slate of 2016 programming featuring 27 events and 23 West Coast premieres of mind-bending movie madness. Presented by Shudder, Beyond Fest returns to Hollywood’s famed Egyptian Theatre for 12 […]

Comic Books Films 

When SNAKE PLISSKEN Met JACK BURTON!

One of the bummers of being in love with a cult film is that you, along with the rest of the general public, probably missed it upon its initial release (unless, of course, you weren’t alive at that point), only to discover it much later on, either on cable or video. And hence, you indirectly […]

Films 

8 Killer Horror Movies Headed to Netflix in July

Summer is here, and just in time for your much-needed vacation, Netflix has a sweet line-up of horror films that are about to release to instant streaming.  Set off fireworks, roast hotdogs, and go to the beach…but afterwards, watch one of these epic horror flicks! Releasing July 1- BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA (1986) I […]

Films 

UPDATE: Watch John Carpenter’s Entire Panel Discussion With The New York Film Academy

There’s no shortage of great John Carpenter interviews online these days, especially with his tremendously-deserved resurge in popularity as a result of his two “Lost Themes” albums and current tour. But it’s always fun to look back on different discussions he’s given over the years for context. His hour long chat with students of the New […]

Films 

JOHN CARPENTER’S HIDDEN WESTERNS

It’s no secret that horror icon John Carpenter is a big fan of westerns.  He’s said for years that he got into the film business to make westerns… and, to an extent, he has succeeded.  ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13 is essentially a siege western, owing a huge debt to Carpenter’s all-time favorite film RIO BRAVO.  […]

Films Scary Fun 

5 Fantastic Horror Discoveries Streaming this Week on Netflix!

I love exploring Netflix because I always find a movie I’ve never heard of, one I’ve been wanting to see, or something I haven’t watched in ages. This week, I was able to find some terrific newly released horror flicks and also a few older titles that are worth revisiting. FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: THE […]