Tag Archives: John Carpenter

Where the Cool Kids will be on Halloween Night

Halloween may be on a Wednesday this year, but there are still a lot of fun events happening. Once again, we have sifted though the night’s party action and discarded all of the douchy events redolent with Axe Body Spray; you know–the … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: ‘Tis the Season – ’80s Creature Features for Christmas Edition

“The Thing” (1982, Shout Factory) In the frozen icescape of Antarctica, the staff of a remote research outpost discovers an alien craft and its inhabitant, which proves to be not only alive, but able to form perfectly identical replicas of … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Reagan-Era Nightmares – End of the World Edition

12 a.m. – “Escape from New York” – Action/Science Fiction (1981, Shout Factory) John Carpenter’s future action thriller operates on a coal-black premise that would have undoubtedly amused the most hawkish members of the Reagan Administration: to combat a 400% … Continue reading

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