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Halloween 2018…I’m Not Mad, Just Disappointed

It’s Good, But Not Great…

I’ve been a fan of Halloween for many years and like other fans was excited for the new and final installment in the franchise. With all of the different “explanations” and “endings” that plague the movies as well, I was really rooting for the final fight between Laurie Strode and the mythical Michael Myers. However, sadly, 2018’s Halloween missed the mark. SPOILERS AHEAD!! You have been warned. Continue reading Halloween 2018…I’m Not Mad, Just Disappointed

Shallow Graves Coverage of C2E2 2018’s Exclusive Interview With Sandy King Carpenter

From “They Live” To “Rumble Fish”, This Legend Has Done It All!!

Of course every one in entertainment wants to be in front of the camera for their “15 minutes”, but in order to bring out the best in every actor or story, there has to be a mastermind behind the scenes running the show. Sandy King Carpenter is undeniably a master mind. Whether it is respectfully branding the John Carpenter name or reinventing traditional sci-fi and horror, this pro knows how to work her magic and only settles for the best.

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They Live!: Re-Examining John Carpenter’s Sci-Fi Epic

Screenwriter/director John Carpenter has built his career by being a contrarian in an industry controlled by traditionalists. His horror films such a Halloween (1978) and The Fog (1980) delve into the abyss of the darkest parts of human nature. Not only does Carpenter manage to be entertaining and revolting at the same time, but he also makes us aware of the evil that lurks inside of everyone. Continue reading They Live!: Re-Examining John Carpenter’s Sci-Fi Epic