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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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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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Did the Superman Curse Bury Two John Carpenter Remakes?

While every great filmmaker has made his share of stinkers – two notable flops stand out like a sore thumb on HALLOWEEN mastermind John Carpenter’s resume: his remakes of VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED and THE FOG.  Eerily, one thing stands out as a weird coincidence about both films – the stars were actors best known […]

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Heads Up, East Coast! John Carpenter’s Headed For You!

Fresh off his appearance on the Marc Maron podcast show WTF, John Carpenter is about to kick off the second leg of his tour in support of his latest album “Lost Themes II,” and he’s just released a new promo video with snippets both from his Maron appearance and some behind-the-scenes footage of him, his […]

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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 […]

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New John Carpenter ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK Music Video! Plus Classic EP Releases!

For those of you that have tickets to see John Carpenter perform live in support of his new album “Lost Themes II,” you are going to love this. On top of playing original music from both of his albums, he’ll be performing reduxed versions of his classic horror movie themes. He just debuted a brand […]

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Once Again, #RESPECT To Tom Atkins, This Time As Sheriff Burke!

Sometimes, there are characters in genre pictures that are so darned righteous and awesome, you can’t stop thinking about them or their amazing feats long after the movie is over. This column is dedicated to those cinematic bad-asses that keep us coming back for more. And look, this isn’t the first time this man has […]

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Hear The 1st New Single From John Carpenter’s LOST THEMES II!

We were beyond thrilled to hear the news that John Carpenter would be putting out a new album on April 15th and begin a tour! Now, we’re getting a sample of the goods! Sacred Bones has just posted the first single from LOST THEMES II titled “Distant Dream!” Have a listen below! Pretty awesome, right? […]

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5 Horror Soundtracks To Kick Off Your Vinyl Collection With

“Is everybody in? Is everybody in? Is everybody in? The ceremony is about to begin” – Jim Morrison As we head into 2016 the market for soundtrack/scores on vinyl is on a high that hasn’t been seen in years, if at all ever. According to Amazon, turntables were their biggest selling audio product in 2015. […]

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“Thrill Me.” All Our #RESPECT Goes To Tom Atkins In NIGHT OF THE CREEPS

You know what? It’s probably about time we showed a little respect to the man, the myth, the legend – the one and only Tom Atkins. And let’s be honest here. This is going to be the first of several times he’s going to be featured in this column, because he’s so darned awesome and […]

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Leprechauns, Graboids & Killer Klowns: SOTA Toys’ Unreleased “Now Playing” Series 4

Toys based on our favorite horror movies are pretty prevalent on shelves nowadays, thanks largely to companies like NECA and Funko. But there was a time, not all that long ago, where that wasn’t quite the case. In the late ’90s, Todd McFarlane’s McFarlane Toys brought many beloved horror icons into our action figure collections […]