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Lost Boys Remake In The Works With It And Quiet Place Stars

One thing about Hollywood I could never stomach: all the damn remakes. Okay, so that’s not totally true, but it was too good of an opportunity to rephrase that great line from “The Lost Boys” in a story about a pending remake of that very movie.Truth is that there’s a surprisingly solid trend of strong genre remakes. […]

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John Carpenter to Create Horror Audio Shows for Serial Box, Calls It “A New Way to Strike Fear Into the Hearts of Our Audience”

Horror maestro John Carpenter hasn’t directed a movie in more than a decade, and that doesn’t seem likely to change any time soon. But the director of movies like The Thing, Halloween, and The Fog is now set to explore the horror genre through a new medium: audio. Carpenter and his wife, producer Sandy King […]

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John Carpenter’s ‘Escape from New York’ and ‘The Fog’ Scores Getting Vinyl Reissue

Two more classic John Carpenter soundtracks are getting the vinyl treatment for fans of the horror director and composing maestro’s cult favorites. The scores for “Escape from New York,” the 1981 dystopian thriller starring Kurt Russell, and “The Fog,” the 1980 supernatural horror movie, will receive vinyl reissues from Waxwork Records in September.The label previously […]

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‘Blade Runner’ Anniversary: The Weekend When ‘E.T.’ and ‘Star Trek II’ Crushed Ridley Scott

In the early 1980s, Cinefantastique was an extraordinarily detailed and authoritative sci-fi film magazine. Founded as a mimeographed fanzine a year before the 1968 release of “2001: A Space Odyssey,” it became a serious, almost scholarly glossy. And in 1982, Cinefantastique opened the year with a double issue that featured “Blade Runner,” Ridley Scott’s adaptation […]

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