Friday Aug 29
80s Horror FX Guys: The 5 Best, And Their Masterpieces
The 80s Horror FX guys were the best around. Now that we've largely moved on to CGI, even for blood and guts, it seems the Golden Age is over and it's not coming back.
Starman turns 30
Another classic movie which turns 30 this year is Starman , a science fiction drama which, as far as I'm concerned, is the last great movie from John Carpenter.
Impossible to Explain: A Few Words with John Carpenter
Can insanity, normalcy and creativity co-exist in a successful artist? "Frank" offers a unique, funny, entertaining look at what proves to be an unanswerable question.
PR :: Prom Night on Blu-ray and DVD Sep 9
Four Hamilton High seniors are hiding a terrible secret. What happened to Robin Hammond six years ago was a game that turned into a horrible tragedy, and someone saw what they did... someone waiting for gruesome revenge! Wearing a black hood and wielding an axe, a killer brutally slaughters the teenagers one by one at their high school prom.
The New Zealand Herald
Dominic Corry: Who are the modern scream queens?
While watching the direct-to-DVD sequel Curse of Chucky recently, it occurred to me that we live in a cinematic era that hasn't done a very good job of holding up the glorious tradition of the scream queen.