Carpenter’s Corner: Escape from New York

Carpenter’s Corner: Escape from New York

Snake Plissken. Side-parted, shoulder length, greasy hair. Black clad and leathered. Grizzled and gnarled, with an eye-patch over his left. Armed with an Uzi 9mm, scoped and silenced. Mess with him at your peril. Standing a 1980’s action hero height of...
Carpenter’s Corner: Big Trouble in Little China

Carpenter’s Corner: Big Trouble in Little China

Carpenter’s Corner Big Trouble in Little China By David Wing In 1986, the USA and the world alike was introduced to a cinematic hero and while the front cover has all the hallmarks of a straight-to-video production, it is far better than the B-movie offal so many of...
Carpenter’s Corner: An Introduction

Carpenter’s Corner: An Introduction

Carpenter’s Corner By David Wing Welcome to Carpenter’s Corner, a monthly segment where we look at the works of the maestro of mayhem, John Carpenter, in all his cinematic and musical glory. We may even at times mention his moustache. A little background: John...

So You Want to Be a Movie Critic, Heh?

I am constantly getting asked the question, “How do you get to be a movie critic?” which, in a majority of the cases, is actually the thinly veiled plea, “Please tell me how I can be a movie critic too.” Obviously, if you clicked on the hyperlink that brought you...
Jack the Black Cat Haunts Universal Studios

Jack the Black Cat Haunts Universal Studios

www.halloweenhorrornights.com For the most wild, yet most homely narrative which I am about to pen, I neither expect nor solicit belief. Mad indeed would I be to expect it, in a case where my very senses reject their own evidence. Yet, mad am I not –and very...