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Official: Michael Myers is back in Halloween Returns

We wrote about it earlier today with a grain of salt, but now we can let all hesitation fall by the wayside and confirm it: Michael Myers is back in business in HALLOWEEN RETURNS , which will be directed by Marcus Dunstan from a screenplay written by Dunstan and Patrick Melton. Here's the official press release: Dimension Films and Trancas International Films have officially...

John Carpenter talks Big Trouble in Little China remake

John Carpenter isn't too concerned about the BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA remake . At least, not as much as you are. The director, who has seen several of his films already receive the remake treatment, spoke very briefly to the Wall Street Journal about the forthcoming re-do of his 1986 cult classic, and he let it be known that he's basically taking the same stance as he does in all...

Dwayne Johnson talks about the Big Trouble in Little China remake

The pillars of Heaven were shaken a bit recently with the announcement that Kurt Russell's FURIOUS 7 co-star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson would be filling the boots of one of Russell's most popular characters, John Wayne-esque truck driver Jack Burton, in a remake of John Carpenter's 1986 supernatural action/adventure film BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA . While many fans were outraged,...

Dwayne Johnson to star in Big Trouble in Little China remake

The internet is going to love this one—The Wrap reports that not only is BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA getting remade, but it’s going to star Dwayne Johnson as Jack Burton. Per the site, Johnson is in negotiations to star in a remake of John Carpenter‘s cult classic that will be written by X-MEN FIRST CLASS scribes Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz, who have already closed...

Top 10 Weather Related Genre Flicks!

Oh baby, the big one is at our doorstep. The mega-quake. The Richter buster. SAN ANDREAS. Real shit, it seems not even Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson can avert this here Earthly rock from tectonically shifting into itself at calamitous proportions. At least, that's what the trailers for the epic, marvelously massive natural disaster flick that looks to open and engulf the masses this Friday...

Top 10 Post-Apocalyptic Flicks!

Well well friends...can you believe it...the time is finally upon us. MAD MAX: FURY ROAD is officially open for travel! And perhaps even more exciting than a 30-year wait finally ending, is just how universally beloved George Miller's latest is among critics across the globe. Hell, our very own E.Walk gave that sucker a perfect 10/10 score! Truth be told, with all the production delays and...

Top 10 One-On-One Horror Showdowns!

DING DING DING! That's right y'all, we're some 36 hours away from the big fight: Mayweather vs. Pacquiao. As such, it got us to thinking about some of the best, if not our favorite, onscreen face-offs seen in the horror/sci-fi genre. Get out the mop and bucket, it's gonna get messy around here. Enter the ring above and take a swing at our Top 10 One-On-One Horror Showdowns!

Cool Horror Videos: John Carpenter's Night music video from Lost Themes

If you haven't gotten around to picking up John Carpenter's "Lost Themes" album yet, what are you waiting for? It's incredible in every way, and if you're a fan of Carpenter this is a must-own. Grab it now on mp3 right HERE , or grab it on CD right HERE if you're into physical media. Even cooler, you can get it on vinyl right HERE . Need to check...

It's the Booze Talkin': Let's Hope Dunstan & Melton Do Justice to Halloween!

It seems that every couple of months we have fresh and exciting news about the next HALLOWEEN. Unfortunately it is always a trick instead of a treat. Recently however, word spread that the latest installment has a couple of writers ready to head on back to Haddonfield. SAW IV to VII and PIRANHA 3DD scribes Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton are reported to be in the process of working...

Cool Horror Videos: John Carpenter's The Thing rare teaser, alternate ending

In my humble opinion, John Carpenter's THE THING is the perfect example of the term " horror classic ". It's cinematic perfection! I love every little thing about this film and I'm always excited to see, hear, and learn new things regarding this classic. Today we've got a very cool and rare teaser for THE THING, which is said to be currently only available as...

You can now listen to John Carpenter's Lost Themes in its entirety!

One of the most exciting releases in the horror genre this year isn't a movie or TV show; rather, it's John Carpenter's "Lost Themes," which features nine new tracks by the master of horror himself. We've brought you samplings of what's in store in the past, but now you can listen to the entire thing courtesy of NPR. Just click HERE and let the awesome synth goodness enter your...

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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