Blumhouse Adapting Long Lost Novel That Inspired ‘The Thing’

Since its initial 1938 publication, John W. Campbell Jr’s novella Who Goes There?, about a shape-shifting monster from space that terrorizes a group of scientists in Antarctica, has twice been adapted for the big screen. The first attempt came with 1951's The Thing From Another World. The more recognized interpretation, of course, is John Carpenter's … Continue reading Blumhouse Adapting Long Lost Novel That Inspired ‘The Thing’

The History Of The Slasher Movie Part I: 1960’s– 1980’s

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: a group of horny, unconcerned teenagers gather some place away from the prying eyes of concerned adults, usually under the guise of celebrating some holiday, with the intent of engaging in illicit extracurricular activities, only to be picked off one at a time by a mysterious masked … Continue reading The History Of The Slasher Movie Part I: 1960’s– 1980’s

AHHctober: Ranking All 11 ‘Halloween’ Movies Worst to Best

Over the course of the last 40 years, Halloween has grown into one of the most successful horror franchises of all time with 11 feature films, including one remake, a sequel to said remake, a standalone that doesn't even feature Michael Myers, and multiple continuity reboots. Speaking of which, Blumhouse is currently in production on … Continue reading AHHctober: Ranking All 11 ‘Halloween’ Movies Worst to Best

John Carpenter Scoring ‘Halloween Kills’ & ‘Halloween Ends’

Last month Blumhouse announced it is moving forward with not one, but two new Halloween films, Halloween Kills and Halloween Ends. Last year's Halloween not only reinvigorated audience interest in the long-running slasher series, but also the interest of original franchise co-creator John Carpenter, who got involved with Michael Myers for the first time in … Continue reading John Carpenter Scoring ‘Halloween Kills’ & ‘Halloween Ends’

New ‘Halloween’ Movies Coming 2020 & 2021

The Boogeyman is back... Again. Halloween co-creator John Carpenter made it official Friday: the saga of Laurie Strode v. Michael Myers isn't over. In fact, it's got at least two more films left in it. Halloween Kills, the sequel to 2018's Halloween, will hit theaters Oct. 16, 2020. The rebooted trilogy will then close out … Continue reading New ‘Halloween’ Movies Coming 2020 & 2021

‘Joker’ Comic From Horror Director John Carpenter Coming This October

This story doesn't exactly qualify as "movie news," but it does involve a cinematic icon. According to reports, filmmaker John Carpenter (Halloween, The Thing) is set to terrorize the streets of Gotham City with a one-shot Joker comic for DC this October. Carpenter and co-writer Anthony Burch (who previously collaborated with Carpenter on the Big … Continue reading ‘Joker’ Comic From Horror Director John Carpenter Coming This October

5 Actors Who Could Play Snake Plissken In The ‘Escape From New York’ Remake

I don't mean to brag, but I totally called it when I named Mark Hamill as an excellent stand-in for Brad Dourif as the new voice of Chucky in this year's Child's Play remake. (Obviously I am joking. Any nerd could have made that obvious pick, and many did!) So, clearly I have a nose … Continue reading 5 Actors Who Could Play Snake Plissken In The ‘Escape From New York’ Remake

‘Halloween’ Sequel Lands ‘Firestarter’ Screenwriter

Jason Blum recently confirmed that he is indeed trying to get going a sequel to last year's Halloween and now he has his writer. According to Collider, Blumhouse is in negotiations with Scott Teems to pen the script for Halloween 2. The gig keeps Teems on Jason Blum's payroll and in the horror realm. The … Continue reading ‘Halloween’ Sequel Lands ‘Firestarter’ Screenwriter

‘Upgrade’ Director Takes On ‘Escape From New York’ Remake

Upgrade Director Leigh Whannell has booked his second big studio project in under a week. Mere days after signing with Universal to write and direct The Invisible Man reboot with Blumhouse, the Saw writer will now tackle the long-in-development Escape From New York remake. Per The Hollywood Reporter, Whannell will write the script for the … Continue reading ‘Upgrade’ Director Takes On ‘Escape From New York’ Remake

Explaining the ‘HALLOWEEN’ Timelines

Since 1978, John Carpenter's Halloween has spawned several sequels through multiple timelines, a remake, and a sequel to that remake with yet another sequel coming in October. Needless to say, things have gotten a little messy and understanding exactly how or when certain movies takes place can be tricky. Allow me to hopefully unclutter this confounding tale … Continue reading Explaining the ‘HALLOWEEN’ Timelines