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John Carpenter loves Sonic The Hedgehog, even the crappy one where he's a werewolf

We’ve known for a while now that John Carpenter, the legendary director of films like Halloween and The Thing, is a big video game fan. And it’s not just horror, although he has praised The Evil Within and Dead Space (the latter of which owes a tremendous debt to The Thing). He loves Borderlands and Assassin’s Creed,…

St. Vincent, Beck (finally), Wu-Tang, and more albums to expect this October

Every Friday, dozens of new records are released into the wild. Some make big splashes, and others sink almost immediately. For most music consumers, it’s almost too much information, and save for those precious few who spend their hours glued to review sites and release calendars, it’s hard to know what’s coming out…

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John Carpenter thinks internet Nazis need to quit misinterpreting They Live

Plenty of films are open to interpretation. Was Deckard a replicant in Blade Runner? Were Patrick Bateman’s grisly murders a figment of his imagination in American Psycho? Who was The Thing at the conclusion of John Carpenter’s The Thing? One thing was always certain, though: Carpenter’s They Live is not an allegory…

The Escape From New York remake will reveal “Snake” Plissken’s full name

How many times have you settled in to watch John Carpenter’s Escape From New York and thought to yourself, “this movie is pretty good, but I wish it didn’t have so much escaping from jail”? Well, you’re in luck, because according to The Wrap, Luther creator Neal Cross’ take on the 1981 cult classic won’t feature New…