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Monday | ComingSoon.net

Halloween Complete Collection Blu-ray Reveals Full Special Features

As announced earlier this year , Anchor Bay Entertainment and Scream Factory are teaming to release the ultimate franchise collector's set with the Halloween Complete Collection Blu-ray set on September 23. Spread across 10 discs in the regular set and 15-discs for the limited edition, both sets contain every entry in the Halloween franchise, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Thriller, Halloween, Halloween II, Celebrities, Jamie Lee Curtis, Entertainment

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Examiner.com

The top 5 horror films by John Carpenter

Born in New York in 1948, John Howard Carpenter grew up watching movies. Among his favorite genres were the westerns of Howard Hawks and John Ford and of course horror and science fiction movies.

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Related Topix: The Ward, In the Mouth of Madness, Horror Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Prince of Darkness, Science Fiction Movies, Halloween

Sat Jul 19, 2014

New York Post

The 10 most entertainingly terrible movies

It's got magic sunglasses and stars a second-tier wrestler who was famous for wearing a kilt.

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Related Topix: Roddy Piper, Horror Movies, Thriller, Halloween, Life, Holidays

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

'The Purge: Anarchy': What the Critics Are Saying

Writer James DeMonaco directs a new cast lead by Frank Grillo, Carmen Ejogo and Zach Gilford in the sequel to the surprise horror hit.

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Related Topix: The Purge, Crime Movies, Assault on Precinct 13, Action Movies, Thriller, Entertainment

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

John Carpenter's influence creeps into 2014

John Carpenter was once among Hollywood's most prolific filmmakers. But the man who brought us such genre classics as Halloween , The Thing , Escape From New York , and Assault on Precinct 13 has only made one movie in the past 13 years-2010's psychological thriller The Ward- and hasn't troubled the box office in a big way since 1998's James ... (more)

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Related Topix: The Ward, Escape from New York, Horror Movies, Thriller, Halloween, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Crime Movies, Assault on Precinct 13, Celebrities, James Woods

Mon Jul 14, 2014

DreadCentrol.com

The UK's Grimm Up North Closes Out John Carpenter Season with The Thing on 17 July

This summer in the UK has been "John Carpenter Season" thanks to Manchester's Grimm Up North, and it's coming to a terrifying close this week with a special screening of The Thing at The Dancehouse that includes an exclusive video intro from the horror master himself.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Examiner.com

Masked horror movie slasher on his way to television

Friday the 13th was once a superstitious holiday of sorts...at least, it was until the slasher horror film boom of the 1980s.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Drama Movies, Friday the 13th, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Halloween

DreadCentrol.com

Halloween Complete Collection Blu-ray Set Will Feature New Jamie Lee Curtis Commentary Track

Perhaps the most eagerly anticipated home video release of this year is Scream Factory/Anchor Bay's Halloween: The Complete Collection Blu-ray set, which contains every single film in the franchise and is jam-packed with bonus content both new and old.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Thriller, Halloween, Halloween II, Halloween: Resurrection, Celebrities, Jamie Lee Curtis, Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers

Sun Jun 29, 2014

DreadCentrol.com

Malek Akkad Talks New Halloween Film

So the big question everyone has been wondering since the announcement of the next Halloween film was whether or not it would continue on in the universe set up by Rob Zombie.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Thriller, Halloween, Halloween II, Halloween: Resurrection, Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers, Celebrities, Jamie Lee Curtis

Wed Jun 25, 2014

SFGate

'Snowpiercer' director channels sociology and 'The Thing'

"Snowpiercer" looks like it was made by the child of a graphic designer, by a kid who grew up in South Korea watching movies like John Carpenter 's "The Thing" on the American Armed Forces Network .

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Related Topix: Snowpiercer, Global Warming, Puncture, Chris Evans, Celebrities, John Hurt, Movies, Entertainment

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