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John Carpenter Interview “It’s All Horror.”

I never realized how much of an influence John Carpenter was on my worldview growing up. He was responsible for so many of my favorite childhood movies – Big Trouble In Little China, Escape From New York, Starman and so many more. It wasn’t until I became a dedicated horrorphile that I realized John Carpenter was responsible for those movies and oh...

John Carpenter Master of Horror

It’s one week until MVP meets John Carpenter at this year’s Fright Night Film Fest in Kentucky.  We thought we would honor the occasion by focusing on the man, the myth, the auteur John Carpenter this week on Classics Corner.  We’re going to take a look at his movies, his musical scores and even his recent ventures into video game territory...

Retrofantasma Celebrates Twelfth Anniversary with Slasher Double Feature!

In today’s tough economy, it’s hard to get the value out of one’s dollar.  It’s equally difficult to find a local theater that offers programming of films from outside the Hollywood mainstream.  The Carolina Theatre in Durham and it’s monthly Retrofantasma shows are the solution to both of those problems. This is part of what ...

John Carpenter’s Prince of Darkness and Dark Star this week at Retrofantasma!

It’s John Carpenter night this month as the Carolina Theatre in Durham kicks off the new season of Retrofantasma with a bang!  That’s right, this Friday, Retrofantasma will play a killer double feature of John Carpenter’s Prince of Darkness and Dark Star!  Long time Carpenter fans know that Dark Star was Carpenter’s feature film...

Streebo’s Q&A Fangoria Contest Ends This Sunday!

You still have time to submit your questions for Streebo’s upcoming Q&A session. Every question earns the entrant a chance to win some vintage Fangoria issues! That’s right – three lucky winners will win some classic Fangoria issues. Up for grabs are Fangoria #10 with Scanners, Fangoria #100 with A Nightmare on Elm Street, and issues...