John Carpenter

New music video for John Carpenter's Lost Themes II creates a terrifying utopia
Sep 27, 2016

Not content to be one of the greatest horror directors who ever lived, John Carpenter has embraced a new career in music — and the latest video for his new tune is vintage Carpenter.

Image of the day: Escape from New York's not-so-special effects, courtesy of James Cameron
Aug 30, 2016

Before he became a director, James Cameron worked in the special effects department. This is what he came up with for Escape From New York.

John Carpenter wins plagiarism lawsuit against Luc Besson over Escape from New York 'rip-off'
Jul 29, 2016

French filmmaker Luc Besson's movie Lockout was apparently a little too close for comfort to Carpenter's classic.

Here are the first intriguing details for that Starman movie remake
Jun 28, 2016

Shawn Levy, who is set to helm Sony's Starman remake, has offered the first details for the new movie.

Shout Factory unleashes chilling new Blu-ray edition of John Carpenter's The Thing
Jun 10, 2016

Bundle up for this frosty new HD release of Carpenter's modern horror classic, The Thing!

Master of horror John Carpenter to produce new Halloween movie
May 24, 2016

Carpenter is back to resurrect the homicidal holiday maniac in a brand-new Halloween feature.

John Carpenter announces Lost Themes follow-up, new album drops this Spring
Feb 2, 2016

After spending much of his career writing music to fit his movies, veteran filmmaker John Carpenter decided to flip the paradigm last year. Now, the horror maestro is hitting the recording studio again.

Fright master John Carpenter developing 4 new sci-fi and horror TV series
Nov 24, 2015

Not content to scare the crap out of us on the big screen, legendary filmmaker John Carpenter is bringing his unique brand of horror to the small screen in a very big way.

Crawl into a chilling documentary on the making of John Carpenter's The Thing
Nov 10, 2015

Zip up your parka for this shiver-filled documentary on the making of The Thing.

Kurt Russell opens up on the Big Trouble in Little China remake and talks The Thing
Oct 29, 2015

The star of the original Big Trouble in Little China movie is sounding off on the proposed remake that will star Dwayne Johnson.