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William Shatner Shares Initial Reaction to Capt. Kirk-Michael Myers ‘Halloween’ Mask: “Is That a Joke?”

William Shatner was as shocked as anyone when he learned that the mask worn by slasher Michael Myers in Halloween was actually a manipulated Capt. James T. Kirk mask. In an interview with…

‘Halloween Kills’ Team on Future of Film Series: “It’s Next Level, Which Fans of This Franchise Want and Need”

Halloween returned on Tuesday night for the premiere of the next installment in the classic Michael Myers saga: Halloween…

Jamie Lee Curtis in David Gordon Green’s ‘Halloween Kills’: Film Review | Venice 2021

Michael Myers is once again back in Haddonfield to spread carnage by the light of jack-o'-lanterns in this second part of a trilogy tied directly to John Carpenter's original.

Bill Taylor, VFX Artist on ‘Blade Runner,’ ‘Fast and the Furious’ and ‘Bourne Identity,’ Dies at 77

Bill Taylor, the veteran visual effects artist who worked on films including Blade RunnerThe Fast and the Furious and The Bourne Identity, has died. He was 77. The Visual Effects Society…

‘Escape From L.A.’ at 25: Bruce Campbell Revisits Creepy Cameo While Marveling How Film’s Satire Became Reality

Bruce Campbell remembers the moment as if it was yesterday. The B horror movie icon was on set with director John Carpenter and Snake Plissken lead Kurt Russell to shoot his scene in 1996’s…

‘Halloween’ Director John Carpenter to Receive Virtual Fantasia Fest Tribute

'Halloween' director John Carpenter is set to receive a lifetime achievement award at the upcoming virtual Fantasia Film Festival.

Gary B. Kibbe, Cinematographer for John Carpenter, Dies at 79

Gary B. Kibbe, who served as John Carpenter's cinematographer on seven films, including 'They Live,' 'In the Mouth of Madness' and 'Escape From L.A.,' has died. He was 79.

Douglas Knapp, Cinematographer and Camera Operator for John Carpenter, Dies at 70

Douglas Knapp, a longtime camera operator and cinematographer with credits including 'Murphy Brown,' two 'Star Trek' series and films from John Carpenter and Tim Burton, has died. He was 70.

Critic’s Picks: A December To-Do List for Film Buffs in L.A.

Reagan-era gems from Susan Seidelman and Robert Zemeckis, wintry classics from Nicholas Ray, Stanley Kubrick and Todd Haynes and a secret program of 16mm film prints are among options for SoCal…

Critic’s Picks: A September To-Do List for Film Buffs in L.A.

A classic lesbian drama, French noirs starring Alain Delon and Jean Gabin and a series of matinees devoted to Katharine Hepburn are among the plentiful vintage and classic options for SoCal film…

John Carpenter to Co-Write ‘The Joker’ Comic for DC

The horror filmmaker will collaborate with video game writer Anthony Burch for an October-release one-shot comic book issue.

Cannes: John Carpenter Teases Return to Directing

John Carpenter at the Cannes Film Festival said he is working on TV projects after not directing since 2010.