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10 Favorite John Carpenter Movies

Tis’ the season, the Halloween season, and Grizzly Bomb is counting down its favorite films from a modern master of horror.

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Scream Factory Celebrates Anniversary With Deluxe Release Of The Thing

Man Is The Warmest Place To Hide

It is with this tag-line, and a truly inspired piece of poster art that John Carpenter introduced the alien horror epic that is The Thing  back in 1982. Much like Labyrinth, this film failed to find its core audience during that initial theatrical run. Probably didn’t help it opened against Blade Runner, splitting the Sci-Fi crowd, and the fact that E.T. owned the box office for most of the year, winning the box office 16 of the first 26 weekends following its release. Still, The Thing has a strong cult following, and holds up well today with some amazing performances and stunning practical effects.

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Film Imitating Film? Nicholas Winding Refn Compares Alien To Planet of the Vampires

Is Alien a rip off of the Mario Bava flick Planet of Vampires?

They say that life imitates art, but what happens when art imitates art? Well, sometimes lawsuits, but most of the time we see great homages to movie scenes taken from classic (and not so classic) films. This often gives the scenes new life in someone else’s vision.

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Chainsaw Estate Showcases Some Truly Incredible Horror Collectibles

It seems no matter what comes out in the world of collectibles, there is always something on the horizon that is ready to blow you away. Well that feeling of amazement came over me again recently, and it was with great joy when I found out about a certain horror collector who has turned his house into a museum of oddities and bizarre forms of entertainment. This is called the Chainsaw Estate and boy do I want to book a visit.

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Lee Hardcastle Creates Most Disturbing Simpsons Couch Gag Ever!

The Simpsons couch gag is an iconic piece of television culture. From the Halloween spooky specials, to the star directed creations from the likes of Banksy, Rick and Morty, and others, it always starts off a Simpsons episode just right.
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