Why “They Live” Remains So Relevant Today

John Carpenter’s 1988 classic They Live was very much a product of its time.  With media like Stranger Things, The Goldbergs and every single slasher requel, it’s easy to look back on the 1980’s with nostalgia. But for every rose-tinted viewpoint, there’s a darker side underneath, and John Carpenter’s sci-fi/horror/action film touched upon that perfectly.  But what’s even more fascinating is that They Live has … Continue reading Why “They Live” Remains So Relevant Today

40 Fun Facts About John Carpenter’s “The Thing”

Severely underappreciated in its time but regarded as a classic years later, John Carpenter’s The Thing is arguably one of the greatest horror films of all time.  Between its stellar practical effects and creature design, and incredibly tense atmosphere of paranoia and suspense, it’s easy to see why it’s had such lasting power. Since it didn’t get the fanfare it deserved upon initial release, we … Continue reading 40 Fun Facts About John Carpenter’s “The Thing”

Creepshow: “Dead & Breakfast/Pesticide” Review

Shudder’s Creepshow followed its second season premiere last week with another pair of awesomely campy and practically gory horror stories.  This week’s episode features one hell of a cast of heavy hitters, who are well known in the horror world.  What’s even more fun than seeing these familiar faces is seeing what Creepshow puts them through… Fear of the dark is one of the most … Continue reading Creepshow: “Dead & Breakfast/Pesticide” Review