John Carpenter

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...

Crowdfunding Friday: horror, anime, games and comics

Ryan Lambie Feature
Nov 1, 2013

Looking for some geek-friendly crowdfunding projects to support? Then here's a selection of worthy things for your consideration...

Halloween: the ingredients of a horror classic

Ryan Lambie Feature
Oct 21, 2013

As Halloween celebrates its 35th birthday with a Blu-ray reissue, we look back at how John Carpenter created a low-budget horror classic...