Film Review: THEY LIVE (1988)

THEY LIVE ***** USA 1988 Dir: John Carpenter. 95 mins Carpenter’s most enduring sci-fi movie is this frighteningly prescient Reagan-era political satire, following drifter Roddy Piper, who believes in America and is happy to follow the rules. He joins a working homeless community incorporating Carpenter regulars George “Buck” Flower and Peter Jason, who leads the … Continue reading “Film Review: THEY LIVE (1988)”

Film Review: PRINCE OF DARKNESS (1987)

PRINCE OF DARKNESS **** USA 1987 Dir: John Carpenter. 97 mins Considered the middle part of an “apocalypse” trilogy bracketed by THE THING and IN THE MOUTH OF MADNESS, this was Carpenter’s return to low budget filmmaking after several years of working for Hollywood studios. A mature and unfashionable 80’s horror film infused with the … Continue reading “Film Review: PRINCE OF DARKNESS (1987)”

STUDIOCANAL WILL ‘ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK’ WITH NEW RELEASE

StudioCanal have another 4 disc limited Collector’s Edition of a John Carpenter classic coming out and its one that features a certain Snake Plissken. ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK has been stunningly restored in 4K. This release is beautifully packaged with a stylish, newly commissioned illustration on the cover. It contains a UHD of the feature as … Continue reading “STUDIOCANAL WILL ‘ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK’ WITH NEW RELEASE”

IT IS TOLD, BY THE FISHERMEN THAT ‘THE FOG’ WILL BE RELEASED

Another John Carpenter classic gets the 4 disc treatment from StudioCanal as well as a 2 disc Blu-ray release and DVD…..THE FOG. In this 4 disc limited Collector’s Edition, John Carpenter’s classic 1980 horror THE FOG has been stunningly restored in 4K. This release is beautifully packaged with a stylish, newly commissioned illustration on the … Continue reading “IT IS TOLD, BY THE FISHERMEN THAT ‘THE FOG’ WILL BE RELEASED”

STUDIOCANAL RAISE THE ‘PRINCE OF DARKNESS’

StudioCanal are set to bring John Carpenter’s 1987 film PRINCE OF DARKNESS out in a beautifully restored release on Blu-Ray and DVD. Deep in the basement of an abandoned church, once run by a sinister religious sect, lies a strange bottle of green liquid being investigated by a group of local theoretic physics students. But as … Continue reading “STUDIOCANAL RAISE THE ‘PRINCE OF DARKNESS’”