Monday, April 27, 2020
Two of the greatest forces in horror ever combine with this 80's killer car classic as John Carpenter takes on Stephen King. On this episode we'll learn briefly what Carpenters involvement was in the early Halloween sequels, the fallout of The Thing, what King property Carpenter was working on prior to this that didn't happen, and much more in Part 4 of the John Carpenter Terror Timeline!
Monday, April 20, 2020
Part 3 of the John Carpenter terror timeline is here as we cover 1981 and 1982 in the life of JC, briefly covering Escape From New York and how he landed his first major studio directorial gig with Universal for a remake of one of his all time favorite movies. We'll learn about the lengthy development process of the film, the ground breaking effects of Rob Bottin, the stellar performances of Kurt Russell, Keith David, Wilford Brimley and more and deeply examine what lead to the bizarre critical and financial failure of a movie that is now considered one of the greatest horror films ever made.
Monday, April 13, 2020
Part 2 in the John Carpenter Terror Timeline is here! This week we're exploring the quiet coastal town of Antonio Bay where a deadly 100 year old secret has returned for vengeance. Find out how Carpenter himself hated the original cut of the film, but managed to find the movie he wanted via reshoots and post production, the full scoop on the greatness of Tom Atkins, how it was odd that Jamie Lee Curtis was cast in a supporting role but the marketing used her image to sell the film and so much more!)
Monday, April 6, 2020
For season 6 we're diving into the life and career of the man we consider the greatest of all time, the legendary John Carpenter. Long time listeners may remember we broke down the movie Halloween back in season zero "The ABCs of Horror" which left us in a pickle. We couldn't examine the horror films of Carpenter in a full season without including Halloween, but we'd already done an episode on it! Our solution, over 30 minutes of brand new content AND the old episode combined into one brand new introduction to the John Carpenter season. Without further delay, the John Carpenter: Terror Timeline Season has begun!!!!
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