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John Carpenter Talks New Album Anthology, Halloween Sequel and More

John Carpenter Talks New Album Anthology, Halloween Sequel and More: iconic filmmaker composer gives the scoop on his new album, recent tour, upcoming Halloween sequel and much more in our exclusive interview. John Carpenter occupies a truly unique place in the pop culture landscape. He’s not just one of the most revered genre filmmakers, but […]

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Happy Halloween: Top 20 Scariest Rock Songs

Happy Halloween: Top 20 Scariest Rock Songs: the creepiest tracks of all time-from metal, goth, and more. Whether you’re trying to plan a Halloween Party, or just enjoy being creeped out all on your lonesome, music can be just as terrifying as a horror film. Even in its early days, rock music has always enjoyed a good scare, […]

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John Carpenter ‘Lost Themes’ Review

John Carpenter ‘Lost Themes’ Review: he’s all out of bubblegum, because this album kicks ass.  When filmmaker/composer John Carpenter announced his new album Lost Themes, one assumed it contained unused music from his impressive filmography. When he later clarified it’s actually his first album of non film-related music, it was an equally exciting proposition. But it also begged the […]

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7 Best John Carpenter Soundtracks

7 Best John Carpenter Soundtracks: in anticipation of Carpenter’s new album ‘Lost Themes’, we take a look back at his most iconic synth-laden film scores. John Carpenter has the unique distinction of being one of the best directors and composers of the 70’s and 80’s. His pioneering use of synthesizers to create taut hypnotic tension for his iconic […]

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John Carpenter Releases ‘Vortex’ From ‘Lost Themes’ Album

John Carpenter Releases ‘Vortex’ From ‘Lost Themes’ Album: horror director and composer teases fans with new track from forthcoming Lost Themes Album Earlier this month, director/composer John Carpenter appeared at L.A.’s Beyond Festival, where he and Jamie Lee Curtis hosted a screening of his influential horror classic Halloween. Afterwards, the duo did an audience Q&A, […]

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Top 20 Best Horror Movie Scores

Top 20 Best Horror Movie Scores: Counting down the scariest soundtracks of all time. When one thinks of a classic horror movie, it’s usually accompanied by a sonic mental cue. Because a great musical score is a vital component in cinema, especially when it comes to horror flicks. A taut score escalates tension, and a sharp […]

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Why Halloween Is The Best Horror Movie Of All TIme

Dissecting what makes John Carpenter’s ‘Halloween’ an enduring classic and the best horror movie of all time. I remember my Dad letting me stay up late when I was 11 and we watched ‘Halloween‘ on cable in the early 80’s. I was hooked. And I wasn’t alone.  ‘Halloween‘ was a massive hit and for many […]

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The 30 Scariest Film Scenes Of All Time Part 3

Welcome to the final installment of The 30 Scariest Film Scenes Of All Time. Be sure to read Part 1 and Part 2 to see what’s been covered before checking out the Top 10. If you’d like to buy one of these films on DVD or Blu-ray from Amazon, just click on the movie box image. I’ll […]

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The Top 30 best film soundtracks of all time Part 3

The Top 30 best film soundtracks of all time Part 3

  Okay, so we’re in the final stretch of the best film soundtracks of all time.  Assuming, you’ve read the 1st 2 entries (which you recap here and here), then off we go. And remember any click on image will take you to Amazon if you’re looking to add one to your collection. These to […]

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