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John Carpenter Biography

JOHN CARPENTER (Producer/Based on the film written by) was born in Carthage, New York and raised in Bowling Green, Kentucky, where his father was a college music professor. Captivated by movies, especially westerns, at an early age, Carpenter attended Western Kentucky University then enrolled in the University of Southern California's School of Cinema.

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Netflix To Erase A Huge Chunk Of It's Library In The New Year

31st December 2013

No longer will you be able to see such instant classics as Foxy Brown, Killer Klowns From Outer Space, Stop!...

Tom Hardy And Jason Statham In The Running For Escape From New York Remake

26th March 2013

British movie tough guys Tom Hardy and Jason Statham are going head-to-head to compete for the role made famous by...

John Carpenter Blames Remakes On Internet

17th October 2011

Veteran director John Carpenter has defended the glut of movie remakes in Hollywood, insisting rebooting films familiar to fans guarantees...

'80's Revival At Box Office

14th October 2011

Two movies from the 1980s are being reincarnated this week and will join a comedy about the unlikely subject of...

The Thing Trailer Captures 'psychological Terror' Of Original

15th July 2011

A trailer for the forthcoming movie 'The Thing' has hit the web, giving fans a sneak peak of Dutch filmmaker...

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John Carpenter Footage Film / Movie Reviews

Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film 2006, Review by Christopher Null

All good things deserve a documentary about them, so why not the slasher film? This...

Ghosts Of Mars 2001, Review by

There's a definite B-movie appeal to the ham-fisted acting, high body count and heavy metal...

Ghosts of Mars 2001, Review by Joshua Tyler

America loves convenience. After all, we're the culture that invented the cell phone, the...

Silent Predators 1999, Review by Christopher Null

Stop me if you've heard this one before: otherwise docile creature goes nuts and...

John Carpenter's Vampires 1998, Review by James Brundage

I'm a child of the 80s. I like my horror movies, and I like...

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