John Carpenter

John Carpenter wants a Dead Space movie

Aaron Birch News May 9, 2013

Legendary director, John Carpenter, has expressed his enthusiasm for a Dead Space movie...

Joel Silver leads new Escape From New York remake attempt

Ryan Lambie News Mar 19, 2013

Producer Joel Silver's heading up a new effort to remake John Carpenter's Escape From New York, with a trilogy of movies planned...

Unused practical FX footage emerges from 2011's The Thing

Ryan Lambie News

Ever wondered what the pre-CG effects in 2011's The Thing prequel may have looked like? Here's a brief sample from an unused ending...

John Carpenter's The Thing at 30

Ryan Lambie Feature Jun 26, 2012

John Carpenter’s sci-fi horror The Thing celebrated its 30th birthday yesterday. Ryan salutes a disturbing genre classic…

Matthijs van Heijningen Jr interview: directing The Thing, and practical versus CG effects

Ryan Lambie Interview Mar 20, 2012

As icy sci-fi horror prequel The Thing gets its home release, we speak to director Matthijs van Heijningen Jr about its writing, shooting and effects…

The James Clayton Column: The Thing is just the thing for the festive season

James Clayton News Dec 8, 2011

Looking for an alternative Christmas movie? James explains why John Carpenter’s The Thing is the perfect festive flick…

In defence of The Thing prequel

Ryan Lambie News Nov 28, 2011

Some have argued that The Thing, the prequel to John Carpenter’s 1982 classic, should never have been made. Here’s Ryan’s defence of a decent sci-fi chiller…

The Ward Blu-ray review

Dave Adamson Review Oct 26, 2011

John Carpenter’s first film in a decade arrives on Blu-ray, but is The Ward a return to form for the master of horror? Here’s Dave’s review…

Looking back at John Carpenter’s Dark Star

Lawrence Brookes News Jun 19, 2011

John Carpenter and Dan O’Bannon kicked off their careers in 1974 with the sci-fi comedy, Dark Star. Lawrence looks back at a low-budget classic...

Warner Bros delays UK DVD release of John Carpenter’s The Ward

Simon Brew News May 6, 2011

The UK DVD and Blu-ray release of The Ward, the latest John Carpenter film, has been put back five months. And here’s why…

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