The man behind classics like "Escape From New York" and "Assault on Precinct 13" said that the Capitol Hill riots were reminiscent of scenes from his films.
The direct sequel remixes its slasher roots to become a thrilling feminist frolic. Michael Myers is who we’re here to see, but the story is Laurie's.
A detailed conversation with director David Gordon Green on rebirthing John Carpenter's beloved movie with the help of Jamie Lee Curtis.
Jamie Lee Curtis returns to the horror franchise to slay Michael Myers.
In Mexico City, an artist is displaying a caricature of Donald Trump as an alien overlord, inspired by John Carpenter’s cult b-movie classic "They Live."
Dear bigots, stop trying to make “They Live” into anti-Semitic propaganda.
Cults, car chases, a kid with lazer beam eyes, a satellite from outer space! What more could you want in a movie? As director
Tales for a HalloweeNight, Asylum, and More: An Interview with Real-Life Scream Queen Sandy King Carpenter
She's been involved in the production of classic films from Sixteen Candles and Rumble Fish to horror masterpieces They Live and Vampires. Her crews dubbed her with the nickname Mother Producer, and her desk is prominently adorned with a "No Whining" sign.
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A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Halloween Producer Discusses Michael Myers' Return to the Big Screen (Cue the Theme Song)
One thing is clear -- no one saw this film's ridiculous success coming -- especially Akkad, who has gone on to produce several Halloween sequels and more. Before we get to the interview, know this: some 35 years-plus later, the film has made its money back more than 200 times.