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Dallas Morning News
Highway name games saddle Dallas-Fort Worth corridors with multiple monikers___________ C.F. Hawn, whose name graces U.S. Highway 175, was a former state
Highway name games saddle Dallas-Fort Worth corridors with multiple monikers
Dallas Morning News / Posted 15 hours ago
___________ C.F. Hawn, whose name graces U.S. Highway 175, was a former state highway commissioner and lumber executive. John Carpenter, of State Highways 114 and 183 fame, was the father of what became Las Colinas in Irving. Woodall Rodgers and... Read more
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The Columbian
Punk band faces the truly hardcore in ‘Green Room’(Macon Blair, who pops here, too). The writer-director’s latest confirms him as
Punk band faces the truly hardcore in ‘Green Room’
The Columbian / Posted 20 hours ago
(Macon Blair, who pops here, too). The writer-director’s latest confirms him as a rising filmmaker who can crisply craft John Carpenter-style atmosphere, mete out unnervingly merciless pain for his characters, and assemble robust, earthy... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Gory ‘Green Room’ is a stylish siege thriller(Macon Blair, who pops here, too). The writer-director’s latest confirms him as
Gory ‘Green Room’ is a stylish siege thriller
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
(Macon Blair, who pops here, too). The writer-director’s latest confirms him as a rising filmmaker who can crisply craft John Carpenter-style atmosphere, mete out unnervingly merciless pain for his characters and assemble robust, earthy thrillers... Read more
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RTE News
The Conjuring star Delaney has NEVER seen a horror filmWan, who directed the original Conjuring and the Fast & Furious series, and he
The Conjuring star Delaney has NEVER seen a horror film
RTE News / Posted yesterday
Wan, who directed the original Conjuring and the Fast & Furious series, and he said he read an interview recently with John Carpenter, who is the father of all horror movies, and Carpenter said horror sets are the funniest in the world, and he... Read more
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TribLIVE
Review: In ‘Green Room,’ a punk band faces the truly hard-core(Macon Blair, who pops here, too). The writer-director's latest confirms him as
Review: In ‘Green Room,’ a punk band faces the truly hard-core
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
(Macon Blair, who pops here, too). The writer-director's latest confirms him as a rising filmmaker who can crisply craft John Carpenter-style atmosphere, mete out unnervingly merciless pain for his characters and assemble robust, earthy thrillers... Read more
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Games Radar
Put the plastic instruments down, these are the music games of the futurein this sinister atmosphere is probably one of the most intense experiences of
Put the plastic instruments down, these are the music games of the future
Games Radar / Posted 2 days ago
in this sinister atmosphere is probably one of the most intense experiences of my life. It's like if a VR game in a John Carpenter movie came to life, a kaleidoscope of spindly abstract shapes accompanied by the feeling that you're losing a... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
Indie auteur Jeff Nichols ventures into Spielberg territory with Midnight Specialchange up, as special effects get employed liberally and we enter the extraterr
Indie auteur Jeff Nichols ventures into Spielberg territory with Midnight Special
Charleston City Paper / Posted 3 days ago
change up, as special effects get employed liberally and we enter the extraterrestrial realms of Steven Spielberg and John Carpenter. Midnight Special's strength, just as it is with all of Nichols's works, is in its enigmatic titillation, the... Read more
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IGN
13 Movies Worth Watching on Steam Right Nowon Metal Gear Solid, borrowing characteristics from the film's anti-hero Snake
13 Movies Worth Watching on Steam Right Now
IGN / Posted 3 days ago
on Metal Gear Solid, borrowing characteristics from the film's anti-hero Snake Plissken to create Solid Snake. Directed by John Carpenter, Escape From New York is set in a dystopian future where a 400% increase in crime has turned Manhattan into a... Read more
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IGN
13 Movies Worth Watching on Steam Right Nowon Metal Gear Solid, borrowing characteristics from the film's anti-hero Snake
13 Movies Worth Watching on Steam Right Now
IGN / Posted 3 days ago
on Metal Gear Solid, borrowing characteristics from the film's anti-hero Snake Plissken to create Solid Snake. Directed by John Carpenter, Escape From New York is set in a dystopian future where a 400% increase in crime has turned Manhattan into a... Read more
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Pitchfork
John Carpenter: Lost Themes II Album ReviewThe only direct sequel John Carpenter directed in his career was Escape from LA
John Carpenter: Lost Themes II Album Review
Pitchfork / Posted 7 days ago
The only direct sequel John Carpenter directed in his career was Escape from LA, and the critical reaction to his follow up to anti-hero Snake Plissken's New York adventures in the post apocalyptic millennial hellscape of urban America was a mixed... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Our pick of what's showing on the big screenStudio, today, 6pm. Booking advised (red8agency.com). MIDNIGHT SPECIAL (112 mi
Our pick of what's showing on the big screen
Daily Liberal / Posted 7 days ago
Studio, today, 6pm. Booking advised (red8agency.com). MIDNIGHT SPECIAL (112 minutes) M Borrowing from Steven Spielberg, John Carpenter and M. Night Shyamalan, this streamlined paranormal action-thriller from writer-director Jeff Nichols (Mud)... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Jeff Nichols shines a light on 'Midnight Special,' Michael Shannon, 'Mud'and elements familiar from, among other filmmakers, Steven Spielberg in his "Cl
Jeff Nichols shines a light on 'Midnight Special,' Michael Shannon, 'Mud'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
and elements familiar from, among other filmmakers, Steven Spielberg in his "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" mode and John Carpenter a la "Starman." It's also "delicate" and "weird," in writer-director Jeff Nichols' own words, so Warner... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Album reviews: Sam Beam and Jesca Hoop's rustic chemistrypredictably, fill in the space between the notes where silence might sit on any
Album reviews: Sam Beam and Jesca Hoop's rustic chemistry
Colorado Daily / Posted 11 days ago
predictably, fill in the space between the notes where silence might sit on any studio recording. Other notable releases: John Carpenter, "Lost Themes II" J Dilla, "The Diary" PJ Harvey, "The Hope Six Demolition Project" Cate Le Bon, "Crab... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Letters to the editora shot in the arm to our ailing state economy. Innovation can be the key to Il
Letters to the editor
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 13 days ago
a shot in the arm to our ailing state economy. Innovation can be the key to Illinois' economic growth, and I encourage legislators to support a permanent R&D tax credit as the means to do that.� JOHN CARPENTER President and CEO, Choose DuPage L... Read more
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Slate
This Thriller Starts as a Requiem for White America and Becomes Something Much More Violent—and Funtense, incredibly violent, yet somehow limber and very funny. Green Room is an
This Thriller Starts as a Requiem for White America and Becomes Something Much More Violent—and Fun
Slate / Posted 14 days ago
tense, incredibly violent, yet somehow limber and very funny. Green Room is an exquisitely crafted love letter to John Carpenter, and the rare horror ensemble that gives as much care to the villains as to the victims. At first, the movie... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Home Moviesby Adam Alleca. Village of the Damned (R, 99 minutes) The collector's edition
Home Movies
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
by Adam Alleca. Village of the Damned (R, 99 minutes) The collector's edition of this 1995 horror remake directed by John Carpenter concerns an American village that's visited by a curious life form that leaves the female residents pregnant,... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
Final route of proposed eastern Oklahoma County turnpike loop releasedthis (house) because no one wants to stare at it,” Kreke said. "Stop the Oklah
Final route of proposed eastern Oklahoma County turnpike loop released
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 15 days ago
this (house) because no one wants to stare at it,” Kreke said. "Stop the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority" vice president John Carpenter said the group is not ready to throw in the towel. “There’s been no land purchase,” Carpenter said. “So we... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
The Listening Room: Santana IV, Graham Nash, Royce da 5�9�, Tiles and more...Letter For Fire� (Sub Pop); The Bones of J.R. Jones, �Spirit�s Furnace� (Tone T
The Listening Room: Santana IV, Graham Nash, Royce da 5�9�, Tiles and more...
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
Letter For Fire� (Sub Pop); The Bones of J.R. Jones, �Spirit�s Furnace� (Tone Tree); Clairy Browne, �Pool� (Vanguard); John Carpenter, �Los Themes II� (Sacred Bones); Javier Colon, �Gravity� (Concord); The Defiants, �The Defiants� (Frontiers);... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Review: In 'Green Room' a punk band faces the truly hardcore(Macon Blair, who pops here, too). The writer-director's latest confirms him as
Review: In 'Green Room' a punk band faces the truly hardcore
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 17 days ago
(Macon Blair, who pops here, too). The writer-director's latest confirms him as a rising filmmaker who can crisply craft John Carpenter-style atmosphere, mete out unnervingly merciless pain for his characters, and assemble robust, earthy... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
In 'Green Room' a punk band faces the truly hardcore(Macon Blair, who pops here, too). The writer-director's latest confirms him as
In 'Green Room' a punk band faces the truly hardcore
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 17 days ago
(Macon Blair, who pops here, too). The writer-director's latest confirms him as a rising filmmaker who can crisply craft John Carpenter-style atmosphere, mete out unnervingly merciless pain for his characters, and assemble robust, earthy... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
In 'Green Room' a punk band faces the truly hardcore(Macon Blair, who pops here, too). The writer-director's latest confirms him as
In 'Green Room' a punk band faces the truly hardcore
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 17 days ago
(Macon Blair, who pops here, too). The writer-director's latest confirms him as a rising filmmaker who can crisply craft John Carpenter-style atmosphere, mete out unnervingly merciless pain for his characters, and assemble robust, earthy... Read more
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Salon.com
In ‘Green Room’ a punk band faces the truly hardcore(Macon Blair, who pops here, too). The writer-director’s latest confirms him as
In ‘Green Room’ a punk band faces the truly hardcore
Salon.com / Posted 17 days ago
(Macon Blair, who pops here, too). The writer-director’s latest confirms him as a rising filmmaker who can crisply craft John Carpenter-style atmosphere, mete out unnervingly merciless pain for his characters, and assemble robust, earthy... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Review: In 'Green Room' a punk band faces the truly hardcore(Macon Blair, who pops here, too). The writer-director's latest confirms him as
Review: In 'Green Room' a punk band faces the truly hardcore
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 17 days ago
(Macon Blair, who pops here, too). The writer-director's latest confirms him as a rising filmmaker who can crisply craft John Carpenter-style atmosphere, mete out unnervingly merciless pain for his characters, and assemble robust, earthy... Read more
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examiner.com
'Village of the Damned (1995):' A Woefully Misguided Remake Attempt (Blu-ray)was definitely a little room for improvement, making a remake seem like a decen
'Village of the Damned (1995):' A Woefully Misguided Remake Attempt (Blu-ray)
examiner.com / Posted 18 days ago
was definitely a little room for improvement, making a remake seem like a decent idea. Throw in a master of horror like John Carpenter to direct and it appeared to be all set to become a great update of what some consider to be a classic.... Read more
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The Signal
Mother of boy killed in Saugus crosswalk sues cityhoping this litigation will make the streets safer for everyone in Santa Clarit
Mother of boy killed in Saugus crosswalk sues city
The Signal / Posted 19 days ago
hoping this litigation will make the streets safer for everyone in Santa Clarita, said Savaikie’s attorney, John Carpenter. “The intersection is dangerous and didn’t give Wyatt a chance to see the car that hit him.” The suit claims... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
‘Midnight Special’ creates rare movie magicto be a soulful, high-concept sci-fi film. Nichols’ vision owes as much to ’80s
‘Midnight Special’ creates rare movie magic
Detroit Free Press / Posted 22 days ago
to be a soulful, high-concept sci-fi film. Nichols’ vision owes as much to ’80s science fiction from Steven Spielberg and John Carpenter as it does to car chases, a connection revealed bit by gradual bit. The opening takes off like a gritty... Read more
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Pitchfork
John Carpenter Shares New Live "Distant Dream" VideoNext week, legendary horror film director John Carpenter will release his new a
John Carpenter Shares New Live "Distant Dream" Video
Pitchfork / Posted 25 days ago
Next week, legendary horror film director John Carpenter will release his new album Lost Themes II, the follow-up to last year's debut non-soundtrack release Lost Themes. Today, he's shared a live video for his previously-shared track "Distant... Read more
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examiner.com
John Carpenter looks back at his masterpiece 'The Thing'“Escape Artist: A Tribute to John Carpenter” was held back in 2008 by American
John Carpenter looks back at his masterpiece 'The Thing'
examiner.com / Posted 27 days ago
“Escape Artist: A Tribute to John Carpenter” was held back in 2008 by American Cinematheque at the Aero Theater. In addition to being treated to a double feature of “The Thing” (widely regarded as his best film) and “The Fog,” the writer, director... Read more
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/Film
A Starman Remake is in the Works From Shawn LevyJohn Carpenter directed Starman while he was in the middle of one of the greate
A Starman Remake is in the Works From Shawn Levy
/Film / Posted 28 days ago
John Carpenter directed Starman while he was in the middle of one of the greatest runs in the history of Hollywood. Over the course of one decade, the director of Halloween spread his wings and made bonafide masterpieces like Escape From New York,... Read more
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Variety
‘Starman’ Remake in the Works at Sony; Shawn Levy DirectingDouglas teamed with Larry J. Franco to produce the original, which was directed
‘Starman’ Remake in the Works at Sony; Shawn Levy Directing
Variety / Posted 28 days ago
Douglas teamed with Larry J. Franco to produce the original, which was directed by John Carpenter with Jeff Bridges starring as an alien who has come to Earth in response to the invitation found on the Voyager 2 space probe. Bridges was nominated for... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Style: Jeff Nichols' 'Midnight Special' + 'God's Not Dead 2'hype and hullabaloo. Some people are saying this sci-fi chase movie reminds the
Style: Jeff Nichols' 'Midnight Special' + 'God's Not Dead 2'
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
hype and hullabaloo. Some people are saying this sci-fi chase movie reminds them of the best work of Steven Spielberg and John Carpenter, and that it’s bound to be one of the best movies of the year. Come on, all this for a kid from Little Rock?... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Midnight Special' review: Father, son on the run in genre-bending fantasyto a memorable denouement. Echoes of Spielberg ("E.T.," "The Sugarland Express,
'Midnight Special' review: Father, son on the run in genre-bending fantasy
Chicago Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
to a memorable denouement. Echoes of Spielberg ("E.T.," "The Sugarland Express," "Close Encounters of the Third Kind") and John Carpenter ("Starman") can be heard in the film, but Nichols is his own plain-spoken artist. "Midnight Special" asserts... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Bald eagles winter at North Carolina lake250 nesting pairs are spread out in the state across the coastal, piedmont and
Bald eagles winter at North Carolina lake
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted a month ago
250 nesting pairs are spread out in the state across the coastal, piedmont and mountain regions, according to an email from John Carpenter, a wildlife biologist with the state's Wildlife Resources Commission. [Article continues below] Jordan Lake... Read more
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Calgary Sun
10 hidden sci-fi gems you might have missedneighbourhood from aliens. Here’s the indomitable human spirit, British style,
10 hidden sci-fi gems you might have missed
Calgary Sun / Posted 1 months ago
neighbourhood from aliens. Here’s the indomitable human spirit, British style, plus some decent laughs and scares. This John Carpenter classic is so terrifically scary that everyone should see it — not the remake. Kurt Russell, Keith David and... Read more
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Alaska Public
Night Music: December 19, 2015Alaska #5 MW 12264 The Little Grey Donkey Hobo Jim Merry Christmas from Ala
Night Music: December 19, 2015
Alaska Public / Posted 1 months ago
Alaska #5 MW 12264 The Little Grey Donkey Hobo Jim Merry Christmas from Alaska #5 MW 12264 Nuttin’ For Christmas John Carpenter Merry Christmas from Alaska #5 MW 12264 You’re a Mean One, Mister Grinch Marcus in the Morning Merry... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Alberta launches three-member panel to review WCBhad a career focused on conflict resolution and labour relations, will work wit
Alberta launches three-member panel to review WCB
Calgary Sun / Posted 1 months ago
had a career focused on conflict resolution and labour relations, will work with a workers' representative — labour lawyer John Carpenter — and an employers' representative — Covenant House lawyer Pemme Cunliffe. Gray said the three will work... Read more

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