John Carpenter

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
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.
It’s hard to argue in favor of the CG. Watch this trailer: The scary visual is one of the best tools to utilize in horror
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.
"Free worlders" is prison slang for those who are not incarcerated behind prison walls. Supposedly, those fortunate souls live in the "free world." However, appearances can be deceiving.
Now, the master of horror who -- along with the early Japanese video games -- informed a generation's appreciation of electronic, moody soundtracks has released a full record of music.
You can't spell "scare" without "care." And the fiendish folks behind Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights clearly understand this. That's why they put a full year of careful thought and planning into the 24th edition of this seasonal scare-fest. Which officially opens to the public tonight at Universal Studios Florida.
With credits dating back to 1954, Roger Corman has one of Hollywood's longest running careers, and every step of the way has fearlessly pioneered ideas in filmmaking, through all of new media's many definitions over the decades.
If you're a guy of a certain age (think Gen X), Kurt Russell was that actor you discovered as a child who wasn't just a familiar face on the big and small screen, he was your buddy you grew up with.
As freedom crumbles around us, why do "we the people" allow it to happen? In Carpenter's view, the real enemies of freedom -- the real aliens -- are us.
LIKE US ON FACEBOOK Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Halloween Showcase 2013 You'd think the weekend before Halloween that
Quick, when I throw out the name Keith David, what's your first thought? Him casting a suspicious glance towards Kurt Russell in The Thing? The fistfight with Rowdy Roddy Piper in They Live? Face it, the guy's been around.
The confession says he ran into his room after the shootings and screamed at the top of his lungs. Afterward, he began to
We must stop fighting each other and recognize where our true interests lie -- and it is naïve to think they lie with Romney.