Tag Archive: John Carpenter

Jul 20 2016

Concert Review: John Carpenter: Live Retrospective

Lincoln Theater after John Carpenter Show

John Carpenter: The Man, The Synth, The Legend When most people think of John Carpenter, the focus often shifts to his work as a director. After all, Carpenter has made a career of filming distinctive thrillers, killers, and chillers. [For the public record, this blogger’s John Carpenter Top 5: “They Live”, “Starman”, “Big Trouble in …

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Oct 19 2012

Scream-A-Day No.17 – HALLOWEEN (1978)

  Forget the tension driven music.  Forget that it was the most successful independant film for decades.  Forget that Carpenter needed a mask for the main character and turned a Captain Kirk mask inside out.  John Carpenter re-invented the only then recently established horror slasher genre with his 1978 film – HALLOWEEN. We knew Michael …

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Oct 05 2012

Scream-A-Day No.5 – MASTERS OF HORROR (TV Series)

Actually, there are about 26 screams included in this SCREAM-A-DAY.  Showtime’s MASTERS OF HORROR series gave some of the best horror directors a chance to do a one hour story for each episode.  The series aired from 2005 to 2007.  I caught many of them on Netflix a few years ago.  But, Surprise!! They are …

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Feb 01 2012

GSB Trailer Jive: LOCK-OUT

Set in orbit above the earth, a prison station is under LOCK-OUT, because the prisoners have escaped their cells.  And on top of that, the president’s daughter, while visiting the station, is trapped with the roaming murderous inmates.  Introduce Snow, the tough con that’s sent in to rescue the princess, I mean First Daughter.  Watch …

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Oct 15 2011

Scream-A-Day No. 14 – THE THING (2011)

Today’s Scream-A-Day is a movie that just came out Today (Oct. 14th).  It’s a movie that I wasn’t too sure about.  I wasn’t too sure about it because – it was a prequel… of a 1982 remake… of a 1951 classic, based on a book from the thirties.  That’s a lot of past material to …

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Oct 13 2011

Scream-A-Day No. 13 – CHRISTINE

What happens when you take a novel written by a Master of Horror, and put it in the hands of a Master of Horror Film Maker? Well, I think one of the answers is a movie about an Evil Car that has the sick ability of possessing its owner.  Our Scream-A-Day feature is the haunting …

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Jul 16 2011

GSB's Flashback Fridays: The Thing

Welcome to another one of Geek Soul Brother’s FLASHBACK FRIDAYS!  This is my blog series where I suggest old Movies and Television shows for all you ‘younger’ geek brothers and sisters to watch.  I’ll even throw in some old books or comics that I think you would like.  You may think they are just old …

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