Tag: Halloween

The Excitement & Questions About The New HALLOWEEN

While the Friday the 13th franchise continues to dwindle into obscurity, news this week regarding the next Halloween film has fans buzzing with excitement. In an out-of-left field move, it’s been announced that next installment of Halloween will be written by Eastbound & Down’s Danny McBride and directed...

The Reimagining of John Carpenter

When I left the Paramount Theatre, my jaw and cheeks were sore from smiling. I grinned like an idiot for an hour and a half straight during the John Carpenter Live Retrospective, reveling in the cult of John Carpenter through his music. It was a beautiful blend of...

Happy Halloween From Mike (& Ada)

The best part about Halloween is experiencing the holiday through my daughter’s point of view. she coming to an age where we can do a few more things with her and she’s aware enough that she gets a great kick out of them. This was the first fall...

Nitpicking “Halloween”

Halloween has come and gone and with it my annual viewing of John Carpenter’s classic Halloween. Like I said in my last post, there might not be a genre director that had a better decade long run than Carpenter, starting with Halloween. That said, it’s a flawed masterpiece....

Spending A Weekend With Netflix & John Carpenter

With all their missteps lately (a price hike of up to 60% per customer, the announcement then immediate abandonment of Qwikster and CEO Reed Hastings arrogant public proclamations) it’s easy to forget what a great service Netflix provides. If for no other reason, I’m grateful that the Instant...