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Listen To Adrienne Barbeau, Barbara Crampton On The 5/5/78 Podcast!

It’s the weekend! And if you’re looking for something to do, or something to listen to while commuting, or going about your weekend plans, we’ve got a podcast recommendation for you. Granted, you should be giving the Blumhouse.com-produced horror talk show Shock Waves a whirl, but if you’re looking for something else, might I recommend 5/5/78? It’s […]

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UPDATED: Waxwork Records Releases Epic Re-Issue Of THE THING Soundtrack!

UPDATE 2: Both versions of THE THING reissue soundtrack sold out yesterday in record time. Initially, Waxwork Records posted a message stating that another pressing would be forthcoming. But the voices of buyers, angry by the sudden burst of albums popping up on eBay, have been heard. Mark your calendars for 2/15. Here’s their statement about […]

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David Gordon Green, Danny McBride Will Direct/Write The New HALLOWEEN Movie For Blumhouse!

It’s been a while since it was announced that Blumhouse Productions would be making the next HALLOWEEN film. It takes time to find the right team of filmmakers with a unique vision that will be able to do the franchise justice. But, John Carpenter himself, who will be exec-producing and consulting on the film, hopped […]

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BEASTS: The Creepiest Slow-Burn Horror Series You’ve Never Seen

As a life-long fan of televised horror anthology series — from landmark classics like THE TWILIGHT ZONE and NIGHT GALLERY to more recent compilations like MASTERS OF HORROR — I’ve managed to uncover a wealth of obscure gems along the way, many of which have long since been consigned to the recycle bin of “disposable” […]

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Nothing Can Prepare You For THE TRUMP, A Parody Of John Carpenter’s THE THING!

Look – times are pretty tense these days, especially politically. But at the same time, we really, really could all use a bit of levity. And the thing is this: someone actually took the time and effort to digitally put Donald Trump into John Carpenter’s masterpiece THE THING as the title creature. You have to applaud that […]

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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 […]

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Kick Off Your Week With This Punk Rock Cover Of ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK

These last few years, it’s been amazing to see the resurgence of John Carpenter, both the man’s films, and the music he composed for them. He’s now toured the world, released 2 new albums and a handful of remix and reduxed themes. It’s hard to pick a favorite theme from his vast filmography, but I have […]

Films 

My Life In Commentaries

I don’t know how the hell I got the opportunity to be the moderator on several horror titles that sit proudly in my Blu-Ray collection; movies that I would’ve bought regardless of if I had anything to do with their releases. But like most things that come out of just being passionate, it kind of […]

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Ennio Morricone’s Score For John Carpenter’s THE THING Re-Emerging On Vinyl!

Much like the title creature of John Carpenter’s landmark 1983 remake, the popularity and reverence for THE THING only continues to grow and spread! Despite it’s frosty reception to the general public that instead wanted to feel the warm and fuzzy good vibes of Steven Spielberg’s E.T. at the time, over 30 some-odd years later, […]

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VIDEO: A Look At Horror Laserdisc Collectibles!

No matter what the format, if you’re a horror fan, you’ve no doubt picked up your favorite films in every conceivable format that’s come along. I bet you bought the VHS, the newer collectible VHS, probably a 3rd VHS, then a Laserdisc, then a DVD, then the extended cut DVD of John Carpenter’s HALLOWEEN. Am I […]

Music 

Rob G’s 10 Favorite Vinyl Releases Of 2016!

Horror soundtracks are more popular than ever. The same applies for music on vinyl, which has seen a major resurgence over the course of the last few years. Tons of specialty labels are either reissuing classic soundtracks, fully remastered with impressive new art and packaging. Some are clearly focusing on capitalizing on new properties or […]

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In Defense Of “Underrated” Horror Lists

As horror fans, we know all too well the feeling of scrolling through our Facebook or Twitter feeds and seeing lists pop up that boast “The 10 Most Underrated Horror Movies You’ve Never Heard Of,” only to click through and see titles like FROM BEYOND and MAY included. “These titles are not underrated!” we scream […]

Films TV 

Post-HALLOWEEN Report, Horror TV and Anthologies Talk & More On The Latest SHOCK WAVES!

In the first part of episode 24 of the SHOCK WAVES podcast, join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane and Rebekah McKendry as they catch up on all the latest horrors! First up, every reports back on their Halloween. Rob celebrated with a handful of horror anthologies including John Carpenter’s BODY BAGS, DEADTIME STORIES and […]