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The Test of Time: Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)

We all have certain movies we love. Movies we respect without question because of either tradition, childhood love, or because they’ve always been classics. However, as time keeps ticking, do those classics still hold up? Do they remain must see? So…the point of this column is to determine how a film holds up for a modern horror audience, to see if it stands the Test of...
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The F*ckin Black Sheep: Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)

THE BLACK SHEEP is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATH. We’re hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Dig in! Assault on Precinct 13 (2005) Directed by Jean-Francois Richet...
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John Carpenter in concert?!

It's cool enough new that HALLOWEEN will be hitting theaters again this year, but John Carpenter isn't finished treating us today. You see, for the first time ever, Carpenter will be performing his scores in front of a live audience. Unfortunately for American readers, this performance will take place in Iceland at the All Tomorrow's Parties festival...
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Dissecting Actor Ethan Hawke!

ACTOR ETHAN HAWKE! Ethan Hawke is a damn good actor. And you know what? After growing up and honing his craft in mostly heartfelt indies and coming of age rom-coms and the like, take a close look, the Hawke has, in the last decade or so, descended upon the darkest corners that cinema has to offer. Flicks like GATTACA, TRAINING DAY, TAKING LIVES, ASSAULT ON PRECINCT...
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It's the Booze Talkin': When will John Carpenter direct another feature?

As a horror fan, I was completely in awe the moment that I witnessed Michael Myers terrorize Laurie Strode in the original HALLOWEEN. To me, John Carpenter will always be a master of suspense and horror. Aside from the little slice of holiday treats, he has a number of films that colored my childhood. Looking back on his career you have such classic tales as ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13, ESCAPE...
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Dissecting Writer/Director James DeMonaco!

WRITER/DIRECTOR JAMES DEMONACO! Mi Amigos! Be real, did you go out and get your anarchistic PURGE on this past weekend? Well if you didn't, perhaps you should, as James DeMonaco's one-year-later-hit-sequel, THE PURGE: ANARCHY, is garnering decent word out mouth, as well as business, with the general consensus agreeing it's a rare sequel that actually eclipses the...
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AITH Podcast: The Final Episode! Invisible Man, Brain Damage, John Carpenter!

LISTEN TO THE AITH PODCAST NOW! Blood Bullets & Broads: The AITH Podcast is coming to an end. This is it fifes--the final episode of the Arrow in the Head podcast! But before we get all morose (i.e., drunk), we have a lot of shenanigans to get through before we leave. For one thing, Eric wraps up his final days of his 31 Days of Horror, giving a certain...
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Where in the Horror are they now? Halloween's Nancy Kyes!

NANCY (LOOMIS) KYES THEN : My favorite time of year is at hand. October brings longer nights, fall colors and the smell of pumpkin spice everywhere you go. Of course, it also brings my very favorite holiday, a night of tricks and treats, demons and witches and the unmistakable presence of Michael Myers. In 1978ís seminal classic HALLOWEEN, John Carpenter created a...
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Carpenter fans! Details on Scream Factory's Assault on Precinct 13 and Body Bags blu-rays!

Fans of John Carpenter - and incredible Scream Factory releases - should prepare to be happy. This November, Scream Factory unleashes JOHN CARPENTER PRESENTS BODY BAGS Collector’s Edition Blu-ray + DVD combo pack on November 12, 2013 and John Carpenter’s classic siege thriller ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13 Collector’s Edition Blu-ray on November 19, 2013. In...
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Scream Factory announces 5 more titles, including Darkman, Cat People, Assault on Precinct 13

Here at AITH, we make no secret of our love for all things Scream Factory . No one in the biz does it better than those folks when it comes to delivering fan favorite and cult-classic sci-fi and horror to genre fans. On the heels of the very exciting news that Scream Factory would be bringing us NIGHTBREED: THE CABAL CUT sometime in 2014 we have the announcement of 5 other titles...
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