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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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John Carpenter ‘Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998’ Review

John Carpenter ‘Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998’ Review: iconic filmmaker/composer goes down memory lane with new interpretations of his classic film scores.  Full disclaimer:John Carpenter is my favorite filmmaker of all time. Sure, he hasn’t made a truly great movie since the 80’s, but his body of work from 1976’s Assault on Precinct 13 through 1988’s They […]

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I Don’t Care if Kids Today Don’t Care About ‘Blade Runner 2049’

‘Blade Runner 2049’s’ box office shortcomings are being blamed on a lack of younger viewers and bad marketing. I’m just glad it didn’t suck.  If you paid attention to the box office reports last weekend, you would have thought Blade Runner 2049 was a fool’s errand. Sure it’s made over $90 million worldwide so far, […]

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Nine Inch Nails ‘Add Violence’ Review

Nine Inch Nails ‘Add Violence’ Review: Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross channel beautiful decay on new NIN E.P.  Trent Reznor is back with Add Violence, the latest Nine Inch Nails release. And the 5 song EP, which follows on the heels of 2016’s Not The Actual Events is an overall solid affair that’s more satisfying […]

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Remembering George Romero: 6 Underrated (Non-Zombie) Films

Remembering George Romero: 6 Underrated Non-Zombie Films: the late filmmaker will forever be linked to his iconic zombie series, but here are some other works from his filmography that also deserve your attention. The late George Romero (who died this past Sunday at the age of 77) made zombies hip. The filmmaker took a horror sub-genre […]

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Blade Runner and The Thing Both Came Out 35 Years Ago Today 

Blade Runner and The Thing Both Came Out 35 Years Ago Today–and flopped. Sometimes both critics and audiences can be stupid. A look back on two of the best science fiction films of all time.  On June 25th, 1982, two of my all time favorite films were released. In one corner: Blade Runner–Ridley Scott’s visionary […]

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SLIS’s 16 Best Albums of 2016

SLIS’s 16 Best Albums of 2016: The best alternative, metal, and electronic releases of a brutal year. Good grief 2016 may go down in history as one of the most depressing and exhausting years ever. It was politically soul-sucking, full of heartbreak, including a ton of musical greats who we lost along the way. Luckily, […]

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Director Mike Schiff Talks New Documentary ‘The History of Metal and Horror’

Director Mike Schiff Talks New Documentary ‘The History of Metal and Horror’: filmmaker discusses upcoming doc featuring interviews with genre heavyweights. If you’re into heavy metal and horror music, odds are you’re aware of the upcoming documentary The History of Metal and Horror…and for those who aren’t, listen up: the film will cover why heavy […]

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October Music Recommendations: Confrontational, Morricone Youth

Confrontational ‘Kingdom of Night’ Review: some spooky tunes perfect for your 2016 Halloween festivities. October is the month we all should indulge in our darker side. And along with a healthy diet of horror movies, there’s also plenty of music to go along with your trick of treating. And there are two recent releases that […]

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Richard Christy Talks New Charred Walls of The Damned Album ‘Creatures Watching Over the Dead’

Richard Christy Talks New Charred Walls of The Damned Album ‘Creatures Watching Over the Dead’: veteran metal drummer discusses latest release in exclusive interview. September 23rd will see the release of  Creatures Watching Over The Dead (Metal Blade Records), the third studio album from metal supergroup Charred Walls of The Damned. The group is the brainchild […]

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