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Seven Standout Performances in John Carpenter Movies

John Carpenter, one of the greatest living genre directors, turned seventy years old January 16th. His work has had a tremendous impact on horror, science fiction, and more for over forty years. He’s ...

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Well-Known Director Tapped to Helm Escape from New York

Frequent Quentin Tarantino collaborator Robert Rodriguez is the latest to be tapped to helm the long-gestured Escape from New York redux. According to Deadline, John Carpenter will be an executive pro...

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Script to Pieces: John Carpenter’s Escape from Earth

Welcome to Script to Pieces, a recurring feature at Wicked Horror where we look at the best, most interesting and at times most unbelievable horror movies that never happened. Sometimes these will be ...

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Why Escape from New York Worked So Well Without Backstory

Escape from New York is one of John Carpenter’s best films. After the double horror hits of Halloween and The Fog, Escape from New York returned Carpenter to the sci-fi and action roots he’d establish...

Why John Carpenter Should Be Allowed to Quit

John Carpenter is widely considered one of the all-time masters of horror, and for good reason. He’s a director who has proven he can work in any genre. He’s mastered incredible time and budget limita...