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Salon.com
Obsessed with “Stranger Things?” Meet the musicians behind the show’s spine-chilling synth scoreand “The synth WAS the movie [sic].” The Austin-based musicians have turned the
Obsessed with “Stranger Things?” Meet the musicians behind the show’s spine-chilling synth score
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
and “The synth WAS the movie [sic].” The Austin-based musicians have turned their longtime love for Tangerine Dream and John Carpenter scores into a burgeoning new soundtrack career. As Survive, the duo has been bringing moody synth soundscapes... Read more
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Games Radar
Stranger Things reviewthe completeness of the series that will stay with you, after Stranger Things’
Stranger Things review
Games Radar / Posted 2 days ago
the completeness of the series that will stay with you, after Stranger Things’ end. Not the nostalgia, not the John Carpenter posters on the bedroom walls, and certainly not the original ‘80s films from which the series makes its... Read more
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The Irish Times
Mr Robot gets high praise, but it's a lot dumber than it thinks it isbike-riding children Stranger Things (Netflix) does not have a robot in it, but
Mr Robot gets high praise, but it's a lot dumber than it thinks it is
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
bike-riding children Stranger Things (Netflix) does not have a robot in it, but it does have plucky bike-riding children, a John Carpenter-style synth soundtrack, government experiments, the year 1983, a weeping Winona Ryder, a strange girl with... Read more
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Oregon Daily Emerald
‘Stranger Things’ is a nostalgic, thrilling summer bingefrom a bygone era. One of cold war paranoia, bold neon pop music — screens dens
‘Stranger Things’ is a nostalgic, thrilling summer binge
Oregon Daily Emerald / Posted 3 days ago
from a bygone era. One of cold war paranoia, bold neon pop music — screens dense with Steven Spielberg, Stephen King and John Carpenter. Netflix’s new eight-part thriller Stranger Things may not be the first to throw viewers back to this era, but... Read more
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Junkee
What Netflix's 'Stranger Things' Gets Right About Spielberg Kids And '80s Suburbiaas science fiction, and the specific threads of horror that emerged from Reagan
What Netflix's 'Stranger Things' Gets Right About Spielberg Kids And '80s Suburbia
Junkee / Posted 3 days ago
as science fiction, and the specific threads of horror that emerged from Reagan-era paranoia courtesy of Stephen King and John Carpenter. (As my friend and colleague Rikki put it, “‘What if there are [monsters] in the walls but also literally... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
The Return of the Austin Smoking BanKyle Dixon and Michael Stein of Austin's Survive (revisit "Retro-Futurists Resh
The Return of the Austin Smoking Ban
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein of Austin's Survive (revisit "Retro-Futurists Reshape Austin Music," July 1), including the John Carpenter-esque title sequence. The experimental synth squad has a new album, RR7349, due out Sept. 30 on Relapse... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Earth tones, rotary phones and Winona Ryder: Netflix's 'Stranger Things' is totally '80s& Dragons,” earth tones, rotary phones, wood paneling, banana seats, “Aliens,”
Earth tones, rotary phones and Winona Ryder: Netflix's 'Stranger Things' is totally '80s
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
& Dragons,” earth tones, rotary phones, wood paneling, banana seats, “Aliens,” “Star Wars,” pudding cups, Stephen King, John Carpenter, rugby shirts, all manner of terrible haircuts, John Hughes, the Evil Empire, “War Games” and, above all, the... Read more
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IGN
Stranger Things is the Ultimate Homage to '80s MoviesThings, the latest series to come out of Netflix’s stable, does a remarkable jo
Stranger Things is the Ultimate Homage to '80s Movies
IGN / Posted 4 days ago
Things, the latest series to come out of Netflix’s stable, does a remarkable job at evoking the films of the era. With its John Carpenter-esque synth score and blocky title font ripped right off an old Stephen King novel, it’s an immediate... Read more
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IGN
Stranger Things is the Ultimate Homage to '80s MoviesThings, the latest series to come out of Netflix’s stable, does a remarkable jo
Stranger Things is the Ultimate Homage to '80s Movies
IGN / Posted 4 days ago
Things, the latest series to come out of Netflix’s stable, does a remarkable job at evoking the films of the era. With its John Carpenter-esque synth score and blocky title font ripped right off an old Stephen King novel, it’s an immediate... Read more
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IGN
Stranger Things is the Ultimate Homage to '80s MoviesThings, the latest series to come out of Netflix’s stable, does a remarkable jo
Stranger Things is the Ultimate Homage to '80s Movies
IGN / Posted 4 days ago
Things, the latest series to come out of Netflix’s stable, does a remarkable job at evoking the films of the era. With its John Carpenter-esque synth score and blocky title font ripped right off an old Stephen King novel, it’s an immediate... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Netflix’s ‘Stranger Things’ is creepy and sweet& Dragons,” earth tones, rotary phones, wood paneling, banana seats, “Aliens,”
Netflix’s ‘Stranger Things’ is creepy and sweet
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
& Dragons,” earth tones, rotary phones, wood paneling, banana seats, “Aliens,” “Star Wars,” pudding cups, Stephen King, John Carpenter, rugby shirts, all manner of terrible haircuts, John Hughes, the Evil Empire, “War Games” and, above all, the... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Dog About Town: Shopping, catching a movie and more summer funD15, Dallas, 972-985-9663; and 9147 Blvd. 26, Suite 490, North Richland Hills,
Dog About Town: Shopping, catching a movie and more summer fun
Dallas Morning News / Posted 6 days ago
D15, Dallas, 972-985-9663; and 9147 Blvd. 26, Suite 490, North Richland Hills, 817-581-7038 Wüf Pet Resort & Spa: 3417 E. John Carpenter Freeway, Irving, 972-785-2983 Wyndham Dallas Suites — Park Central (up to 40 pounds): 7800 Alpha Road,... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
A serial entrepreneur details his challengesDuPage County is alive and well. In fact, we are excited for the opportunity to
A serial entrepreneur details his challenges
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 8 days ago
DuPage County is alive and well. In fact, we are excited for the opportunity to soon be seeking new residents for an impressive Oak Brook complex with a supersized opportunity inside DuPage County. JOHN CARPENTER President and CEO Choos... Read more
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New York Post
Matthew Modine channels sinister side for new Netflix seriesfrom job to job,” he says. “I didn’t feel so culturally plugged-in. I didn’t se
Matthew Modine channels sinister side for new Netflix series
New York Post / Posted 9 days ago
from job to job,” he says. “I didn’t feel so culturally plugged-in. I didn’t see ‘Goonies,’ ‘Poltergeist,’ the movies of John Carpenter. [The producers] were clearly inspired by these other people’s films and they turned it into something hip,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Yes, that John Carpenter is making musicwho brought the world the classic horror movie "Halloween" is taking center sta
Yes, that John Carpenter is making music
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
who brought the world the classic horror movie "Halloween" is taking center stage playing a synthesizer these days. Fans of John Carpenter can catch the iconic film director on his music tour. He'll perform many of his movie themes as well as new... Read more
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IGN
Stranger Things: See How the Opening Credits and Music Sets the MoodThe Duffer Brothers on how placing John Carpenter music over E.T. helped test t
Stranger Things: See How the Opening Credits and Music Sets the Mood
IGN / Posted 10 days ago
The Duffer Brothers on how placing John Carpenter music over E.T. helped test their approach. As I referenced in my review of Stranger Things, the new Netflix series debuting Friday, the opening credits quickly help set the stage for the show and... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
'Detours' podcast: John Carpenter, Concert of Colors, moreFilmmaker John Carpenter ("The Thing," "Halloween," "Escape From New York") is
'Detours' podcast: John Carpenter, Concert of Colors, more
Detroit Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
Filmmaker John Carpenter ("The Thing," "Halloween," "Escape From New York") is also a composer, and talks about the music event he's bringing to the Masonic Temple on Friday. Also: Concert of Colors, Michigan Lavender Festival, and art talk with... Read more
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New Kerala
IIT-Madras female research scholar commits suicide - newkerala.com #89916if Ben Affleck directs him Ray Parker Jr not happy with 'Ghostbusters' reboot t
IIT-Madras female research scholar commits suicide - newkerala.com #89916
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
if Ben Affleck directs him Ray Parker Jr not happy with 'Ghostbusters' reboot theme song Selena Gomez's photo 'most liked' on Instagram Did you know Cheryl Fernandez-Versini had war hero in family? What's 'master of horror' John Carpenter afraid... Read more
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New Kerala
Ray Parker Jr not happy with 'Ghostbusters' reboot theme song - newkerala.com #89862if Ben Affleck directs him Ray Parker Jr not happy with 'Ghostbusters' reboot t
Ray Parker Jr not happy with 'Ghostbusters' reboot theme song - newkerala.com #89862
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
if Ben Affleck directs him Ray Parker Jr not happy with 'Ghostbusters' reboot theme song Selena Gomez's photo 'most liked' on Instagram Did you know Cheryl Fernandez-Versini had war hero in family? What's 'master of horror' John Carpenter afraid... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
10 best movie remakes, rebootsthe Coens’ whiskey-soaked verbal bombast go down like a sip of fine bourbon.1.
10 best movie remakes, reboots
The Arizona Republic / Posted 12 days ago
the Coens’ whiskey-soaked verbal bombast go down like a sip of fine bourbon.1. 'The Thing' (1982) Horror-movie master John Carpenter unleashed some of the most terrifying creature effects ever put to film and sent bearded Kurt Russell after... Read more
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/Film
There's a Big Trouble in Little China Escape from New York Comic Crossover Coming This FallThanks to director John Carpenter, we’ve seen Kurt Russell in full badass mode
There's a Big Trouble in Little China Escape from New York Comic Crossover Coming This Fall
/Film / Posted 12 days ago
Thanks to director John Carpenter, we’ve seen Kurt Russell in full badass mode in both Escape from New York and Big Trouble in Little China. But you know what both of those movies could use? The answer is even more Kurt Russell, and a new comic is... Read more
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IGN
Big Trouble in Little China / Escape from New York Comic Crossover Is Actually HappeningPlissken from Escape from New York, both of which are of course by played by Ku
Big Trouble in Little China / Escape from New York Comic Crossover Is Actually Happening
IGN / Posted 12 days ago
Plissken from Escape from New York, both of which are of course by played by Kurt Russell in their respective movies. John Carpenter, director of both movies, has given the comic his blessing. Carpenter feels Metal Gear Solid is a rip-off of... Read more
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IGN
Winona Ryder on Returning to the 1980s for Stranger Thingsof a Beetlejuice sequel. IGN: As a child of the 80s, I was pretty hooked on th
Winona Ryder on Returning to the 1980s for Stranger Things
IGN / Posted 12 days ago
of a Beetlejuice sequel. IGN: As a child of the 80s, I was pretty hooked on this show from the opening credits and that John Carpenter-inspired musical score. Winona Ryder: I was like “whoa!” I wasn’t expecting that kind of score! It was... Read more
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Miami New Times
Miami Police Accused of Beating Up a Partially Blind 74-Year-Oldcomplex he owns on NW 61st Street in Miami on Valentine's Day 2012. It was aro
Miami Police Accused of Beating Up a Partially Blind 74-Year-Old
Miami New Times / Posted 13 days ago
complex he owns on NW 61st Street in Miami on Valentine's Day 2012. It was around 6 p.m. when Miami Police Officer John Carpenter approached Coipel from behind and said, "Put your fucking hands against the wall," Coipel alleges. Instead of... Read more
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Miami New Times
Miami Police Accused of Beating Up A Partially Blind, 70-Year-Old Manhe owns on NW 61st St. in Miami onValentine's Day, February 14, 2012. It was a
Miami Police Accused of Beating Up A Partially Blind, 70-Year-Old Man
Miami New Times / Posted 13 days ago
he owns on NW 61st St. in Miami onValentine's Day, February 14, 2012. It was around 6 p.m. when Miami Police Officer John Carpenter approached Coipel from behind, and said "Put your fucking hands against the wall," Coipel alleges. Instead of... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Stranger Things review: Netflix’s Spielbergian riddle, mystery and enigma– populated by aliens, zombies and superheroes - it would unquestionably begin
Stranger Things review: Netflix’s Spielbergian riddle, mystery and enigma
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 13 days ago
– populated by aliens, zombies and superheroes - it would unquestionably begin in the decade that gave us Steven Spielberg, John Carpenter, David Lynch and John Hughes. The new Netflix show Stranger Things borrows liberally from them all, an in... Read more
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The News & Observer
Durham’s Duffer Brothers land on Netflixsee something on TV that was in the vein of the classic films we loved growing
Durham’s Duffer Brothers land on Netflix
The News & Observer / Posted 14 days ago
see something on TV that was in the vein of the classic films we loved growing up – you know, the Steven Spielberg movies, John Carpenter films, Wes Craven films, Stephen King novels. … Even though they’re very tonally different – John Carpenter,... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Calendar: What�s happening the weekend of July 8-104:30 p.m. July 10 at the Detroit Film Theatre, Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200
Calendar: What�s happening the weekend of July 8-10
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
4:30 p.m. July 10 at the Detroit Film Theatre, Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit, $11.50. John Carpenter, �Escape From New York�: live retrospective and screening, 7 p.m. July 15 at The Detroit Masonic Temple,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Horror director and composer John Carpenter is on his first musical tour | TribLIVE Few film directors have thoroughly mastered a genre as completel
Horror director and composer John Carpenter is on his first musical tour
TribLIVE / Posted 15 days ago
| TribLIVE Few film directors have thoroughly mastered a genre as completely as John Carpenter has... Read more
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IGN
Stranger Things: Season 1 Reviewsentiment of Spielberg. This is a true mash-up of 80s influences. The great ope
Stranger Things: Season 1 Review
IGN / Posted 16 days ago
sentiment of Spielberg. This is a true mash-up of 80s influences. The great opening credits make this clear with their very John Carpenter-style music and vibe, and what follows is often scary – even getting into outright horror movie material,... Read more
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IGN
How Steven Spielberg, John Carpenter and Stephen King Influenced Stranger Thingsabilities. Evoking the otherworldly encounter stories of Steven Spielberg and
How Steven Spielberg, John Carpenter and Stephen King Influenced Stranger Things
IGN / Posted 16 days ago
abilities. Evoking the otherworldly encounter stories of Steven Spielberg and the more overt horror/conspiracy elements of John Carpenter, Stranger Things is a very fun mash up of genres, anchored around the strong performance by its child leads.... Read more
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IGN
How Steven Spielberg, John Carpenter and Stephen King Influenced Stranger Thingsabilities. Evoking the otherworldly encounter stories of Steven Spielberg and
How Steven Spielberg, John Carpenter and Stephen King Influenced Stranger Things
IGN / Posted 16 days ago
abilities. Evoking the otherworldly encounter stories of Steven Spielberg and the more overt horror/conspiracy elements of John Carpenter, Stranger Things is a very fun mash up of genres, anchored around the strong performance by its child leads.... Read more
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New York Magazine
Your Weekend AgendaBeer Classic) at the Brooklyn Expo Center. Also on hand, games and live music.
Your Weekend Agenda
New York Magazine / Posted 17 days ago
Beer Classic) at the Brooklyn Expo Center. Also on hand, games and live music. 11. Check out a new movie or see filmmaker John Carpenter perform themes from his classic films as well as new compositions at the PlayStation Theater on Friday. 12.... Read more
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Pittsburgh City Paper
Critics’ Picks, July 7-13+ SUN., JULY 10 Tonight, the master of horror haunts the Carnegie of Homestead
Critics’ Picks, July 7-13
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted 18 days ago
+ SUN., JULY 10 Tonight, the master of horror haunts the Carnegie of Homestead Music Hall. Film director John Carpenter, also responsible for scoring his films like Halloween and Prince of Darkness, is performing a retrospective... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
‘Walking Dead': 11 Theories on Who Negan KilledJohn Carpenter may be throwing shade at “The Walking Dead,” but that won’t stop
‘Walking Dead': 11 Theories on Who Negan Killed
Houston Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
John Carpenter may be throwing shade at “The Walking Dead,” but that won’t stop fans from desperately waiting for the shows return in the fall, when one of the show’s biggest mysteries will be resolved: Who did Negan kill? Fans of “The Walking Dead”... Read more
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Philly.com
John Carpenter plays his themes from imaginary westerns and real horror filmsThere are entire horror movies that aren't as unnerving as the opening credits
John Carpenter plays his themes from imaginary westerns and real horror films
Philly.com / Posted 19 days ago
There are entire horror movies that aren't as unnerving as the opening credits to John Carpenter's Halloween. What's so eerie, and sets the tone for a film that has become a revered horror classic and spawned too many better-left-unmentioned sequels,... Read more
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New Kerala
John Carpenter slams 'The Walking Dead' - newkerala.com #86079Los Angeles, July 5 : Veteran horror filmmaker John Carpenter has slammed popul
John Carpenter slams 'The Walking Dead' - newkerala.com #86079
New Kerala / Posted 19 days ago
Los Angeles, July 5 : Veteran horror filmmaker John Carpenter has slammed popular zombie-themed TV series "The Walking Dead". "That was a movie that George Romero made back in 1968 ('Night of the Living Dead'), and they have milked that," Carpenter... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Alien-invasion flicks to feed your horror predatorthe finest of Hollywood’s original attempts to confront the “first-wave” Americ
Alien-invasion flicks to feed your horror predator
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 19 days ago
the finest of Hollywood’s original attempts to confront the “first-wave” American UFO scares of the late 1940s on screen. John Carpenter remade it in peak style as The Thing in 1982 with a bigger budget and a script that stuck closer to the... Read more
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AceShowbiz
Horror Filmmaker John Carpenter Slams 'The Walking Dead'John Carpenter is not a fan of "The Walking Dead". The legendary filmmaker who
Horror Filmmaker John Carpenter Slams 'The Walking Dead'
AceShowbiz / Posted 20 days ago
John Carpenter is not a fan of "The Walking Dead". The legendary filmmaker who is known for his works on cult classics like "Assault on Precinct 13" (1976), "The Fog" (1980) and "The Thing" (1982) recently shared his thought on the hit zombie-themed... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Top 20 most essential alien-invasion moviesand spawned two sequels and an animated series. Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith
Top 20 most essential alien-invasion movies
Brisbane Times / Posted 21 days ago
and spawned two sequels and an animated series. Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith in Men in Black. #4 The Thing(1983) – John Carpenter's masterful exercise in suspense and horror starring Kurt Russell is a riff on the Body Snatchers idea.... Read more
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The Border Mail
Top 20 most essential alien-invasion moviesgotta do it. The film won an Oscar (for make-up) and spawned two sequels and an
Top 20 most essential alien-invasion movies
The Border Mail / Posted 21 days ago
gotta do it. The film won an Oscar (for make-up) and spawned two sequels and an animated series. #4 The Thing(1983) – John Carpenter's masterful exercise in suspense and horror starring Kurt Russell is a riff on the Body Snatchers idea.... Read more
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The Courier
Top 20 most essential alien-invasion moviesgotta do it. The film won an Oscar (for make-up) and spawned two sequels and an
Top 20 most essential alien-invasion movies
The Courier / Posted 21 days ago
gotta do it. The film won an Oscar (for make-up) and spawned two sequels and an animated series. #4 The Thing(1983) – John Carpenter's masterful exercise in suspense and horror starring Kurt Russell is a riff on the Body Snatchers idea.... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Top 20 most essential alien-invasion moviesgotta do it. The film won an Oscar (for make-up) and spawned two sequels and an
Top 20 most essential alien-invasion movies
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 21 days ago
gotta do it. The film won an Oscar (for make-up) and spawned two sequels and an animated series. #4 The Thing(1983) – John Carpenter's masterful exercise in suspense and horror starring Kurt Russell is a riff on the Body Snatchers idea.... Read more
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The Young Witness
Top 20 most essential alien-invasion moviesgotta do it. The film won an Oscar (for make-up) and spawned two sequels and an
Top 20 most essential alien-invasion movies
The Young Witness / Posted 21 days ago
gotta do it. The film won an Oscar (for make-up) and spawned two sequels and an animated series. #4 The Thing(1983) – John Carpenter's masterful exercise in suspense and horror starring Kurt Russell is a riff on the Body Snatchers idea.... Read more
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Western Advocate
Top 20 most essential alien-invasion moviesgotta do it. The film won an Oscar (for make-up) and spawned two sequels and an
Top 20 most essential alien-invasion movies
Western Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
gotta do it. The film won an Oscar (for make-up) and spawned two sequels and an animated series. #4 The Thing(1983) – John Carpenter's masterful exercise in suspense and horror starring Kurt Russell is a riff on the Body Snatchers idea.... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Top 20 most essential alien-invasion moviesgotta do it. The film won an Oscar (for make-up) and spawned two sequels and an
Top 20 most essential alien-invasion movies
Kiama Independent / Posted 21 days ago
gotta do it. The film won an Oscar (for make-up) and spawned two sequels and an animated series. #4 The Thing(1983) – John Carpenter's masterful exercise in suspense and horror starring Kurt Russell is a riff on the Body Snatchers idea.... Read more
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Manning River Times
Top 20 most essential alien-invasion moviesgotta do it. The film won an Oscar (for make-up) and spawned two sequels and an
Top 20 most essential alien-invasion movies
Manning River Times / Posted 21 days ago
gotta do it. The film won an Oscar (for make-up) and spawned two sequels and an animated series. #4 The Thing(1983) – John Carpenter's masterful exercise in suspense and horror starring Kurt Russell is a riff on the Body Snatchers idea.... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Top 20 most essential alien-invasion moviesgotta do it. The film won an Oscar (for make-up) and spawned two sequels and an
Top 20 most essential alien-invasion movies
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 21 days ago
gotta do it. The film won an Oscar (for make-up) and spawned two sequels and an animated series. #4 The Thing(1983) – John Carpenter's masterful exercise in suspense and horror starring Kurt Russell is a riff on the Body Snatchers idea.... Read more
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The North West Star
Top 20 most essential alien-invasion moviesgotta do it. The film won an Oscar (for make-up) and spawned two sequels and an
Top 20 most essential alien-invasion movies
The North West Star / Posted 21 days ago
gotta do it. The film won an Oscar (for make-up) and spawned two sequels and an animated series. #4 The Thing(1983) – John Carpenter's masterful exercise in suspense and horror starring Kurt Russell is a riff on the Body Snatchers idea.... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Top 20 most essential alien-invasion moviesgotta do it. The film won an Oscar (for make-up) and spawned two sequels and an
Top 20 most essential alien-invasion movies
Daily Liberal / Posted 21 days ago
gotta do it. The film won an Oscar (for make-up) and spawned two sequels and an animated series. #4 The Thing(1983) – John Carpenter's masterful exercise in suspense and horror starring Kurt Russell is a riff on the Body Snatchers idea.... Read more
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