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    Hey Brooklyn: Nitehawk is Hosting a Kurt Russell Retrospective

    Williamsburg specialty film theater Nitehawk will be launching a retrospective of the actor Kurt Russell, running weekends from June 7 to 28.

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    Trailers from Hell and Neil Marshall Go for 'Assault on Precinct 13'

    Today on Trailers from Hell, director Neil Marshall ("The Descent") talks John Carpenter's low-budget 1976 thriller "Assault on Precinct 13."

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    Trailers from Hell and Neil Marshall 'Escape From New York'

    Today on Trailers from Hell, Neil Marshall -- director of "The Descent," one of the best horror movies of the last ten years -- takes on John Carpenter's kick-ass "Escape from New York," starring Kurt Russell as one-eyed Snake Plissken.

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    Watch: Vintage 30-Minute 'Fear On Film' Talk With John Landis, David Cronenberg & John Carpenter

    God, I wish this conversation between John Landis, David Cronenberg and John Carpenter, about the history, nature and culture of horror movies, could go forever. And all this back in 1982, a golden age for horror and a time when all three men were at the height of their considerable powers.

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    Robert Rodriguez's El Rey Network Will Air An 'Inside the Actors Studio' for Directors

    Robert Rodriguez's El Rey Network will host an "Inside the Actors Studio"-like program for directors as well as a filmmaking reality show.

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    The Playlist Team Picks Their 13 Scariest Movies

    On the off chance you haven't literally tripped over a pumpkin in the last five minutes, we're here to remind you that tonight we celebrate the single greatest excuse ever invented to get trashed and wear skimpy clothing: Halloween. But of course, in addition to its status for some as a nationwide n...

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    Why John Carpenter Is the Most Underrated Filmmaker Of Our Time

    About a decade ago while I was attending the Vancouver International Film Festival, I ended the screening day over beers with a small group of critics. By the end of the evening, we came around to proclaiming John Carpenter the most underrated American filmmaker of our time.

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    The Essentials: 7 Great John Carpenter Movies

    This week, "The Fog," filmmaker John Carpenter's 1980 chiller about a fog that rolls into a sleepy seaside community carrying with it ghostly visitors, will be re-released on Blu-ray and DVD by Shout Factory, complete with a host of all new special features (including a wonderful, retrospective conv...

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    Watch: Test Footage From John Carpenter's 'Halloween' Using Steadicam Competitor Panaglide

    Though many know of the great impact that the Steadicam had on the filmmaking world at large, few are aware of its competitor, the Panaglide. Though many use the two names interchangeably now, both were two different systems that were part of a nasty battle but what’s important now are the images th...

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    Watch: 1-Hour 2004 Documentary 'John Carpenter: Fear Is Just The Beginning...The Man And His Movies'

    There is no doubt that John Carpenter is already one of the titans of genre filmmaking, and one whose influence is still being felt today, even if his most recent efforts haven't quite matched his career highs. But really, getting into the same ballpark of movies like "Dark Star," "Halloween," "Assa...

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