Tag Archives: John Carpenter

  • ‘Halloween’ Sequel Gets Official Trailer (Video)

    ‘Halloween’ Sequel Gets Official Trailer (Video)

    As beloved as the first movie is and remains after over 40 years, the Halloween franchise is not exactly one with a stellar track record. So it seems like both an artistically and commercially savvy move to retcon all of them out of existence, with a new sequel that picks up 40 years after the original left […]

  • ‘Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998’ by John Carpenter (Audio)

    ‘Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998’ by John Carpenter (Audio)

    One of the few pleasures of living in the early-to-mid 21st century is bearing personal witness to the unlikely career transformation of John Carpenter from genre film director to rock star. He released both Lost Themes and Lost Themes II over the past few years, and went on the road to play not just tracks […]

  • Lifeclock One: An ‘Escape from New York’ Smartwatch

    Lifeclock One: An ‘Escape from New York’ Smartwatch

    Snake Plissken: International criminal, flew the Gullfire over Leningrad, president-rescuer-for-hire … style icon? No, the eye patch is not coming back this year, but we do have the next best thing in the form of Lifeclock One, an officially licensed smartwatch meticulously based on the countdown clock Snake wears in John Carpenter’s Escape from New […]

  • ‘Halloween’ Franchise Coming Back With John Carpenter’s Involvement

    ‘Halloween’ Franchise Coming Back With John Carpenter’s Involvement

    The Halloween film franchise has been trudging along for decades now, without any involvement from its original architect, John Carpenter. But according to a new press release from JC and Blumhouse Productions, the man himself is coming back into the fold, albeit not from the director’s chair where he unquestionably belongs: “Tonight’s press gathering included […]

  • Artists Recreate ‘They Live’ In Downtown LA (Photos)

    Artists Recreate ‘They Live’ In Downtown LA (Photos)

    If you were wandering around downtown Los Angeles recently and saw a scary-looking creature wearing a business suit and talking into his watch, don’t be alarmed, it’s just an alien invasion. Or an artistic recreation of one, anyway—specifically, a recreation of the one depicted in the 1988 John Carpenter film They Live from artists Stephen […]