John Carpenter

It Follows' terrifying horror lineage

Ryan Lambie Feature Mar 2, 2015

Indie horror It Follows is now in UK cinemas - and it taps into classic genre themes to great effect...

Kurt Russell, John Carpenter, and the 1980s action hero

Aliya Whiteley Feature Jan 15, 2015

Why Escape From New York, The Thing and Big Trouble In Little China show Kurt Russell and John Carpenter at their best.

Escape From New York remake moving ahead

Simon Brew News Jan 14, 2015

John Carpenter joins the Escape From New York remake as executive producer, as Fox picks up the rights...

Top 50 appearances by wrestlers in the movies

Wil Jones Odd List Sep 19, 2014

Wrestling's just like acting, right? Wil counts down the best film appearances by wrestlers and finds there might be quite a big difference

Shortlist revealed for the new Snake Plissken

Simon Brew News Sep 1, 2014

The remake of John Carpenter's Escape From New York has narrowed down the search for Kurt Russell's replacement to three...

10 of geek cinema's more curious quirks of fate

Ryan Lambie Top 10 Jul 11, 2014

We take a light-hearted look at a few of the more strange coincidences and quirks of fate in recent cinema history...

Blumhouse turned down new John Carpenter project

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Simon Brew News May 12, 2014

John Carpenter has had a new film project turned down by Blumhouse Productions...

10 directors who made belated returns to their franchises

Ryan Lambie Top 10 Apr 4, 2014

From Francis Ford Coppola to George Miller, we take a look at 10 directors who made belated returns to the franchises they created...

Escape From New York reboot plans latest

Simon Brew News Feb 10, 2014

Joel Silver outlines his plans for a prequel trilogy to John Carpenter's Escape From New York...

Examining the critical reaction to The Thing

Ryan Lambie Feature Jan 20, 2014

John Carpenter's The Thing was panned by reviewers in 1982. We take a look at the angry critical reaction and the later reassessment...

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