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JoBlo Movie Trivia Quiz: Halloween

Welcome to JoBlo's Ghastly Movie Trivia Quizzes! After the Universal Monsters , Jason Voorhees and Freddy Krueger , who could possibly sum up the Halloween season better than Mr. Halloween himself, Michael Myers. His debut in John Carpenter 's HALLOWEEN kicked off the Golden Age of Slasher films and launched countless imitators and rip-offs over the next few years, but the...
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The Good, The Bad & The Badass: Michael Cimino

Last week , we took a look at the career of every-man actor, Bill Pullman . This week we step back behind the camera to examine the work of a director who struggled to live down a certain degree of infamy... Michael Cimino Director Michael Cimino , who died this weekend at age seventy-seven, deserves to be a household name along with his seventies...
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Mike Flanagan in talks to direct that new Halloween movie

Things are progressing rapidly for that new HALLOWEEN movie that word started spreading about late last night. John Carpenter is involved. Miramax, Trancas International Films and Blumhouse are partnering up to make this happen, and now a director is in talks to get behind the camera to take Michael Myers back into production. Mike Flanagan is in talks with Blumhouse to...
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John Carpenter is producing and may score a new Halloween film

How's this for unexpected but welcome news?! Not only is a new HALLOWEEN film on the way, but the man who originally brought The Shape to life, John Carpenter , is executive producing! Miramax, Trancas International Films and Blumhouse now have the rights to the franchise (Dimension having lost them months ago) and they sought out Carpenter a few weeks back to take part. Blumhouse...
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The rights to Michael Myers and Halloween are up for grabs

Who knows what is going to happen with horror icon Michael Myers and the direction of the HALLOWEEN franchise next? I can tell you it won't be Dimension Films or The Weinstein Company, that's for certain, as word is quickly spreading (via Bloody Disgusting) that they no longer have the rights to the series under their control. They may have started with Michael Myers back in...
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Awfully Good: The Star Wars Holiday Special + Santa Claus: The Movie (Video)

This week is all about Christmas and STAR WARS. If only there was something that combined the two…   The Star Wars Holiday Special (1978)   Director: Steve Binder Stars: Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Assorted Wookiees   Chewbacca must escape two Imperial Star Destroyers in order to get home alive to...
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Awfully Good: Starcrash

As everyone gears up for THE FORCE AWAKENS, we'll spend the next few weeks looking at some of the worst STAR WARS-inspired flicks…   Starcrash (1978)   Director: Luigi Cozzi Stars: Caroline Munro, David Hasselhoff, Christopher Plummer   Intergalactic thief and bare skin enthusiast Stella Star gets a pardon from...
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The winner and entries for the 4th annual JoBlo Halloween Costume Contest!

The results are in! The 4th Annual JoBlo.com Halloween Costume Contest has proven to be an even better year than last with so many entries. Seriously, you guys do NOT make it easy to choose a winner and that's saying something. Seemed like The Joker, Back to the Future, and Harley Quinn were the main favorites this year (I can only imagine what it'll be like once BVS...
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Exclusive Video: Where It Was Made - John Carpenter's Halloween

We're pleased to welcome you to our brand new web-series, Where It Was Made , in which we'll revisit the actual filming locations for some of the most popular films ever made and see how they're holding up today, all while examining just how these locations were used in the finished film. Our latest episode arrives just in time for All Hallow's Eve with a trip back to...
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Cool Videos: Experience the audience's reaction to Halloween in 1979

A few weeks back we showcased a recording from 1977 that let you experience what it was like to watch STAR WARS when it opened in theaters. Suffice it to say, it was awesome! Personally, I love it when an audience gets into a film, and there's no genre that solicits more audience participation that the horror genre. Today, we have an upload from YouTube user Kyle J. Wood . This is...
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The Good, The Bad & The Badass: Christopher Walken

Last week, we took a look at the career of Michael Keaton , an underrated actor to be sure. This week's legend co-starred with Keaton in BATMAN RETURNS , and is possibly one of the most recognized faces on the planet... Christopher Walken Well, what else can I really say about Christopher Walken that hasn't been said? The man is a legendary...
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Cheech & Chong working on a new movie with Broken Lizard's Jay Chandrasekhar

Hey man, Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong are reuniting for a new movie! Far out! Chong revealed the news while speaking with CelebStoner (of course), and Broken Lizard 's Jay Chandrasekhar (SUPER TROOPERS, CLUB DREAD, BEERFEST) is currently developing the script for the planned film. "He's working a script right now for us. We've had some preliminary...
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