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John Carpenter Announces ANTHOLOGY Album and Tour Dates!

I’m not wasting any time recapping the cinematic and musical legacy of genre icon John Carpenter, because if you’re reading this, you already know about that. I’m gonna skip straight to the awesome news recently posted by the man himself. Since Carpenter launched essentially his second career as a rock star a couple of years […]

Films 

It’s the DAY OF THE WOMAN with BJ Colangelo on SHOCK WAVES Episode 60!

Exploitation month continues on SHOCK WAVES, as hosts Rob Galluzzo, Ryan Turek, Rebekah McKendry and Elric Kane are joined by special guest — and frequent Blumhouse.com contributor — BJ Colangelo, author of genre blog DAY OF THE WOMAN, who kicks off the conversation with the always-controversial topic of “rape/revenge” cinema. Also in this week’s news: […]

Films 

Escape From Development Hell: The Lost Adventures of Snake Plissken

Despite Snake Plissken’s status as one of the most iconic anti-heroes in genre cinema, he hasn’t had that many outings. Since arriving in 1981’s ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK he’s fronted two movies and some comic spin-offs, but little else. It says a lot about Kurt Russell’s performance and the world John Carpenter crafted around him […]

Comic Books 

Trailer For John Carpenter’s TALES FOR A HALLOWEEN NIGHT VOL. 3 Debuts!

For most of us, when we think “Halloween,” we think John Carpenter. And who better to continue delivering creepy tales set around our favorite holiday than the man who gave us Michael Myers! From Storm King Productions, the third in a series of graphic novels has been announced and queued up for release this September […]

Films 

Throwback Video: John Carpenter On David Letterman Promoting THE THING!

I don’t know what it is, but I love falling down the rabbit hole on You Tube and uncovering old video interviews with a certain sense of context. John Carpenter’s THE THING continues to be dissected, discussed and celebrated some 35 years after its theatrical release, and rightfully so! It’s a masterpiece! But as every […]

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TV 

John Carpenter Signs on to Co-Produce TWO New Horror TV Series!

The Blumhouse team is already beyond thrilled to be involved in the return of genre legend John Carpenter to the HALLOWEEN film franchise, but today fans of the beloved filmmaker, author and musician have even more cause for celebration. It’s just been announced that Carpenter will also be returning to horror-themed television — for the first […]

Films 

THE THING Super-Fans Planning a Trip to the Actual Filming Locations!

John Carpenter’s 1982 classic THE THING — which occupies a place of honor on just about every horror and science fiction fan’s Top 10 list — turned 35 years old last month, and people are marking the occasion in all kinds of ways, including original 35mm and digitally-remastered theatrical screenings around the world, and watch […]

Films Music 

Bonus SHOCK WAVES Episode! Spinning Some Damn Fine Cuts From The Crypt!

On this special BONUS episode of Shock Waves, join your host Rob Galluzzo and special guest Tony Giles from The Damn Fine Network as they spin a series of horror themed soundtracks and score music! You can expect the sweet sounds of John Carpenter, to classic Italian themes from DEMON and ZOMBI 3, to TV […]

Music 

Listen To Some Groovy Horror Tunes On The DAMN FINE CUTS FROM THE CRYPT Podcast!

If you’re already listening to the Shock Waves podcast, brought to you by Blumhouse.com, then maybe you’re familiar with my other pop-culture talk show TWO DUDES TALKING, co-hosted by my brother from another mother, Tony Giles of the Damn Fine Network. If not, and you’re a lover of all things soundtracks, then  you should become a […]

Films 

What Would YOUR 5 Desert Island Horror Picks Be?

Have you had a chance to listen to the latest BONUS episode of the Shock Waves podcast? For this special segment, I sat down with co-host and head of development for Blumhouse Productions, Ryan Turek, to learn a bit about his horror background and tastes. Way back when we kicked off Shock Waves, my co-hosts […]

Films 

10 Films John Carpenter Almost Made

For movie geeks of a certain vintage, no filmmaker’s legacy looms larger than that of John Carpenter. His movies—especially those made between the years 1978 and 1988—are hallowed classics. In the 1980s, his game was so strong that it’s tempting to reflect on projects that the director almost made during that time period, and to […]

Films 

Vintage Videos! TV Reports On The Making-Of HALLOWEEN 6: THE CURSE OF MICHAEL MYERS!

It’s always fun to uncover videos from when some of our favorite franchise sequels were in production! And I distinctly remember being beyond excited for HALLOWEEN 6 when it was about to come out. After all, HALLOWEEN 5: THE REVENGE OF MICHAEL MYERS had so many loose threads and ended on a cliffhanger! Would this […]

Films 

Here’s a Trailer For The Upcoming BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA Boardgame!

Horror themed board games are big business nowadays. There are quite a lot of great ones. MIX TAPE MASSACRE, LAST FRIDAY, BETRAYAL AT HOUSE ON THE HILL… Hell, even Mondo’s getting into the spirit and prepping an official board game based on John Carpenter’s THE THING. And speaking of John Carpenter, a few short months […]