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Kurt Russell once pitched an 80s action star movie universe

The words “franchise” and “shared universe” is like catnip for movie studios now, as all of the big wigs are looking for ways to take the Marvel formula and work it into their own line-up of characters. I mean, who doesn’t want to see Tom Cruise teaming up with The Mummy to fight Frankenstein? However, the notion of a giant universe wasn’t always a...
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Cast This: Snake Plissken (Escape from New York remake)

An update of John Carpenter 's ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK has been threatened several times over the course of a decade, initially with Gerard Butler planning to wear the eye-patch as iconic badass Snake Plissken. Directors like Len Wiseman , Brett Ratner and Breck Eisner briefly sat in the director's chair before departing. Those early attempts ultimately crashed like...
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03.29.2017
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Robert Rodriguez reportedly in talks to direct Escape from New York

We've known about 20th Century Fox's plan to remake John Carpenter 's ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK for some time, but it appears that the project is slowly moving forward as the studio narrows down their search for a director. Per Jeff Sneider of The Tracking Board , it seems that Robert Rodriguez will be the man for the job. Robert Rodriguez recently wrapped up...
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03.24.2017
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This red-band trailer for The Void pays homage to John Carpenter

In the middle of a routine patrol, officer Daniel Carter happens upon a blood-soaked figure limping down a deserted stretch of road. He rushes the young man to a nearby rural hospital staffed by a skeleton crew, only to discover that patients and personnel are transforming into something inhuman. You can check out some serious John Carpenter overtones in the red-band trailer for THE...
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02.15.2017
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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Drive, John Wick, Rocky, Star Wars

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...
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02.11.2017
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Danny McBride says that Halloween will be a sequel, not a remake

Just yesterday John Carpenter made the rather surprising announcement that David Gordon Green and Danny McBride had signed on to write and direct the upcoming remake of HALLOWEEN. I can't have imagined that Green and McBride would be the one's tasked with remaking HALLOWEEN, but most of you, including myself, seemed intrigued by the possibilities. While speaking...
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02.10.2017
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David Gordon Green and Danny McBride to write & direct Halloween remake

After the news that Paramount had shelved their FRIDAY THE 13TH remake after the unwelcome reception which RINGS had received, I certainly didn't expect to be hearing any major news about more big-screen horror remakes in the near future, but here we are. Last year it was announced that John Carpenter would be producing a brand-new remake of HALLOWEEN, which was definitely...
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02.09.2017
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New details emerge about the Escape from New York remake that is happening

Now, I'm not opposed to remakes outright. Some are as good, if not superior, to their originals. This includes John Carpenter 's own THE THING, a remake of the 1951 horror film THE THING FROM ANOTHER WORLD. However, to be fair, remakes are also often r eally terrible , like the remake of John Carpenter 's THE FOG or his own remake of THE VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED. This is...
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12.05.2016
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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Halloween Horror Special 2016

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...
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10.29.2016
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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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10.26.2016
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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Creed, Godzilla, TMNT, True Romance

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...
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10.08.2016
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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Ghostbusters, It, Mad Max, Scream

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...
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09.16.2016
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