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John Howard Carpenter (born January 16, 1948) is an American film director, screenwriter, film producer, musician, editor and composer. [1]

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A History of Horror

A History of Horror (also known as A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss) is a 2010 three-part documentary series made for the BBC by British writer and actor Mark Gatiss.

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Academy Award for Best Actor

The Academy Award for Best Actor is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).

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Action film

Action film is a film genre in which the protagonist or protagonists are thrust into a series of challenges that typically include violence, extended fighting, physical feats, and frantic chases.

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Adam Green (filmmaker)

Adam Green (born March 31, 1975) is an American actor-filmmaker known for horror and comedy films, including the Hatchet franchise, Frozen, and the television series Holliston.

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Adam Wingard

Adam Wingard (born December 3, 1982) is an American film director, editor, cinematographer, and screenwriter.

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Adrienne Barbeau

Adrienne Jo Barbeau (born June 11, 1945) is an American actress, singer and the author of three books.

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Al Leong

Albert Leong (born September 30, 1952), also known as Al "Ka Bong", is an American stuntman and actor.

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Alan Howarth (composer)

Alan Howarth is an American composer and sound designer who has worked on soundtracks for Hollywood films including the Star Trek and Halloween series, and is known for his collaborations with film director and composer John Carpenter.

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Albert Whitlock

Albert J. Whitlock (September 15, 1915 – October 26, 1999) was a British-born motion picture matte artist best known for his work with Disney and Universal Studios.

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Alien (film)

Alien is a 1979 science fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott, and starring Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm and Yaphet Kotto.

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All Tomorrow's Parties (festival)

All Tomorrow's Parties was an organisation based in London that promoted music festivals, concerts and records throughout the world for over ten years.

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Allegory

As a literary device, an allegory is a metaphor in which a character, place or event is used to deliver a broader message about real-world issues and occurrences.

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American Cinematheque

The American Cinematheque is an independent, non-profit cultural organization in Los Angeles dedicated exclusively to the public presentation of the moving image in all its forms.

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Anamorphic widescreen

Anamorphic widescreen (also called Full height anamorphic) is a process by which a comparatively wide widescreen image is horizontally compressed to fit into a storage medium (photographic film or MPEG-2 Standard Definition frame, for example) with a narrower aspect ratio, reducing the horizontal resolution of the image while keeping its full original vertical resolution.

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Animal Icons

Animal Icons (2004-2005) is a television show from Animal Planet about animals in popular culture.

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Animal Planet

Animal Planet is an American pay television channel owned by Discovery Inc. Originally focused on more educationally-based television shows, the network has featured more reality programming since 2008.

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Anthology: Movie Themes 1974–1998

Anthology: Movie Themes 1974–1998 is the third studio album by American film director and composer John Carpenter, released on October 20, 2017, through Sacred Bones Records.

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Aspect ratio (image)

The aspect ratio of an image describes the proportional relationship between its width and its height.

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Assault on Precinct 13 (1976 film)

Assault on Precinct 13 is a 1976 American independent action thriller film written, directed, scored and edited by John Carpenter.

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Assault on Precinct 13 (soundtrack)

Assault on Precinct 13 is a soundtrack by John Carpenter for the 1976 film of the same name, first released in 2003 through the French label Record Makers and reissued in 2013 by Death Waltz.

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Atheism

Atheism is, in the broadest sense, the absence of belief in the existence of deities.

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Austin Stoker

Austin Stoker (born October 7, 1943) is a Trinidadian-American actor known for his role as Lt.

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Bass (sound)

Bass describes tones of low (also called "deep") frequency, pitch and range from 16-256 Hz (C0 to middle C4) and bass instruments that produce tones in the low-pitched range C2-C4.

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BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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Ben Wheatley

Ben Wheatley (born 1972) is an English director of feature films, TV comedy shows, adverts and idents, animated shorts and internet ads.

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Bernard Quatermass

Professor Bernard Quatermass is a fictional scientist, originally created by the writer Nigel Kneale for BBC Television.

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Big Trouble in Little China

Big Trouble in Little China is a 1986 American fantasy martial arts comedy film directed by John Carpenter and starring Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, Dennis Dun, and James Hong.

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Blaxploitation

Blaxploitation or blacksploitation is an ethnic subgenre of the exploitation film that emerged in the United States during the early 1970s.

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Blood Glacier

Blood Glacier (also known as Blutgletscher, Glazius, and The Station) is a 2013 Austrian horror film directed by Marvin Kren.

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Body Bags (film)

Body Bags is a 1993 American horror comedy anthology television film originally made for television, featuring three unconnected stories, with bookend segments featuring John Carpenter and Tobe Hooper as deranged morgue attendees.

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Bong Joon-ho

Bong Joon-ho (born September 14, 1969) is a South Korean film director and screenwriter.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky

Bowling Green is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Warren County, Kentucky, United States.

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California

California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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Captain Voyeur

Captain Voyeur (1969) was the first short film by director John Carpenter while a student at USC Cinema.

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Carthage, New York

Carthage is a village located in the Town of Wilna in Jefferson County, New York.

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Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

is an American actor, sports physiologist, martial artist, and stuntman of Japanese descent.

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Charles Cyphers

Charles Cyphers (born July 28, 1939) is an American actor who has starred in many films and on television.

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Charles Hallahan

Charles John Hallahan (July 29, 1943 – November 25, 1997) was an American film, television and stage actor known for his performances in Going in Style, The Thing, Cast a Deadly Spell, and Dante's Peak.

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Chicago Sun-Times

The Chicago Sun-Times is a daily newspaper published in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

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Christine (1983 film)

Christine (also called John Carpenter's Christine) is a 1983 American psychological horror film directed by John Carpenter and starring Keith Gordon, John Stockwell, Alexandra Paul, and Harry Dean Stanton.

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Christine (novel)

Christine is a horror novel written by Stephen King, published in 1983.

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Classic Themes Redux EP

Classic Themes Redux EP is an extended play by American film director and composer John Carpenter.

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Collider (website)

Collider is an entertainment website and YouTube channel founded by Editor in Chief Steve Weintraub in July 2005 and February 2007.

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Columbia Pictures

Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. (commonly known as Columbia Pictures and Columbia, formerly CBC Film Sales Corporation, and stylized as COLUMBIA) is an American film studio, production company and film distributor that is a member of the Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group, a division of Sony Entertainment's Sony Pictures subsidiary of the Japanese multinational conglomerate Sony Corporation.

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Comic Book Resources

Comic Book Resources, also known as CBR, is a website dedicated to the coverage of comic book-related news and discussion.

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Composer

A composer (Latin ''compōnō''; literally "one who puts together") is a musician who is an author of music in any form, including vocal music (for a singer or choir), instrumental music, electronic music, and music which combines multiple forms.

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Consequence of Sound

Consequence of Sound (CoS) is a Chicago-based online magazine featuring news, editorials, and reviews of music and movies.

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CraveOnline

CraveOnline Media, LLC is a male lifestyle website based in Los Angeles with sales offices in New York City, Chicago and San Francisco.

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Cult film

A cult film or cult movie, also commonly referred to as a cult classic, is a film that has acquired a cult following.

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Dan O'Bannon

Daniel Thomas "Dan" O'Bannon (September 30, 1946 – December 17, 2009) was an American film screenwriter, director, visual effects supervisor, and occasional actor, usually in the science fiction and horror genres.

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Daniel Davies (musician)

Daniel Davies is a British American musician and composer.

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Danny Boyle

Danny Boyle (born 20 October 1956) is an English director, producer, screenwriter and theatre director, known for his work on films including Shallow Grave, Trainspotting, The Beach, 28 Days Later, Sunshine, Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours, and Steve Jobs.

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Dario Argento

Dario Argento (born 7 September 1940) is an Italian film director, producer, film critic and screenwriter.

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Dark Star (film)

Dark Star is a 1974 American science fiction comedy film directed by John Carpenter and co-written with Dan O'Bannon.

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Darkchylde

Darkchylde is an American comic book character created in 1996 by Randy Queen.

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Darwin Joston

Francis Darwin Solomon (December 9, 1937 – June 1, 1998) was an American actor known professionally as Darwin Joston (sometimes credited as Darwin Jostin during the early years of his career).

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Dave Davies

David Russell Gordon Davies (born 3 February 1947) is an English singer, songwriter and guitarist.

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David F. Sandberg

David F. Sandberg (born 21 January 1981) is a Swedish filmmaker.

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David Robert Mitchell

David Robert Mitchell (born c. 1974) is an American film director and writer.

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David Warner (actor)

David Hattersley Warner (born 29 July 1941) is an English actor who is known for playing both romantic leads and sinister or villainous characters across a range of media, including stage, film, animation, television and video games.

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David Zelag Goodman

David Zelag Goodman (January 15, 1930 – September 26, 2011) was a playwright and screenwriter for both TV and film.

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Dead Space (series)

Dead Space is a horror media franchise created by Glen Schofield, developed by Visceral Games and published by Electronic Arts.

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Dead Space 3

Dead Space 3 is a survival horror video game developed by Visceral Games and published by Electronic Arts.

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Debra Hill

Debra Hill (November 10, 1950 – March 7, 2005) was an American film producer and screenwriter, best known for producing various works of John Carpenter.

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Dennis Dun

Dennis Dun (born April 19, 1952) is an American actor from Stockton, California, currently residing in Los Angeles.

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Digital cinematography

Digital cinematography is the process of capturing (recording) a motion picture using digital image sensors rather than through film stock.

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Dirk Blocker

Dennis Dirk Blocker (born July 31, 1957), better known as Dirk Blocker, is an American actor.

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Donald Li

Donald Li (born 1961) is a Chinese actor.

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Donald Pleasence

Donald Henry Pleasence, OBE (5 October 1919 – 2 February 1995) was an English actor.

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Drew Goddard

Andrew Brion Hogan Goddard (born February 26, 1975) is an American film and television screenwriter, director, and producer.

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Dudley Moore

Dudley Stuart John Moore, CBE (19 April 193527 March 2002) was an English actor, comedian, musician and composer.

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is a 1982 American science fiction film co-produced and directed by Steven Spielberg, and written by Melissa Mathison.

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Edgar Wright

Edgar Howard Wright (born 18 April 1974) is an English director, screenwriter and producer.

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Editing

Editing is the process of selecting and preparing written, visual, audible, and film media used to convey information.

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El Rey Network

El Rey Network (El Rey is Spanish for The King) is an English language American television channel.

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Electronic music

Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments, digital instruments and circuitry-based music technology.

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Elvis (1979 film)

Elvis is a 1979 American made-for-television biographical film directed by John Carpenter, and starring Kurt Russell as Elvis Presley, originally aired on ABC.

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Empire (film magazine)

Empire is a British film magazine published monthly by Bauer Consumer Media of Hamburg based Bauer Media Group.

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EMS VCS 3

The VCS 3 (or VCS3; an initialism for Voltage Controlled Studio, version #3) is a portable analog synthesiser with a flexible semi-modular voice architecture, by Electronic Music Studios (London) Limited (EMS) in 1969.

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Ennio Morricone

Ennio Morricone, Grand Officer OMRI (born 10 November 1928) is an Italian composer, orchestrator, conductor, and former trumpet player.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Meredith Corporation, that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.

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Ernest Borgnine

Ernest Borgnine (born Ermes Effron Borgnino; January 24, 1917 – July 8, 2012) was an American actor whose career spanned over six decades.

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Escape from L.A.

Escape from L.A. (also known as John Carpenter's Escape from L.A. or Escape from Los Angeles) is a 1996 American post-apocalyptic action film co-written, co-scored, and directed by John Carpenter, co-written and produced by Debra Hill and Kurt Russell, with Russell also starring as Snake Plissken.

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Escape from New York

Escape from New York is a 1981 American post-apocalyptic science-fiction action film co-written, co-scored and directed by John Carpenter.

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Escape from New York (soundtrack)

Escape from New York is a soundtrack album composed and performed by John Carpenter, featuring the score to the 1981 film Escape from New York.

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Exploitation film

An exploitation film is a film that attempts to succeed financially by exploiting current trends, niche genres, or lurid content.

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Eyes of Laura Mars

Eyes of Laura Mars is a 1978 American mystery-thriller film starring Faye Dunaway and Tommy Lee Jones and directed by Irvin Kershner.

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F.E.A.R. (series)

F.E.A.R. is a series of first-person shooter survival horror video games developed by Monolith Productions.

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F.E.A.R. 3

F.E.A.R. 3 (stylized as F.3.A.R.) is a first-person shooter survival horror video game developed by Day 1 Studios for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

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Fact (UK magazine)

Fact (stylised as FACT) is a music publication that launched in the UK in 2003.

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Fangoria

Fangoria is an internationally distributed American horror film fan magazine, in publication since 1979.

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Faye Dunaway

Dorothy Faye Dunaway (born January 14, 1941) is an American actress.

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Film director

A film director is a person who directs the making of a film.

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Film producer

A film producer is a person who oversees the production of a film.

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Film score

A film score (also sometimes called background score, background music, film soundtrack, film music, or incidental music) is original music written specifically to accompany a film.

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Film4

Film4 is a British digital television channel available in the United Kingdom, owned and operated by the Channel Four Television Corporation, that screens films.

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Firestarter (film)

Firestarter is a 1984 American science-fiction horror film based on Stephen King's 1980 novel of the same name.

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Firestarter (novel)

Firestarter is a science fiction novel by Stephen King, first published in September 1980.

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Forbidden Planet

Forbidden Planet is a 1956 American science fiction film produced by Nicholas Nayfack, directed by Fred M. Wilcox that stars Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, and Leslie Nielsen.

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Frank Doubleday (actor)

Frank Doubleday (January 28, 1945 - March 3, 2018) was an American actor whose most notable roles are as film villains.

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Friday the 13th (1980 film)

Friday the 13th is a 1980 American slasher film produced and directed by Sean S. Cunningham and written by Victor Miller.

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Genre

Genre is any form or type of communication in any mode (written, spoken, digital, artistic, etc.) with socially-agreed upon conventions developed over time.

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George Buck Flower

George Buck Flower (October 28, 1937 – June 18, 2004) was an American actor, writer, producer, assistant director, production manager, and casting director.

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George Lucas

George Walton Lucas Jr. (born May 14, 1944) is an American filmmaker and entrepreneur.

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Ghosts of Mars

Ghosts of Mars is a 2001 American science fiction action horror film written, directed and scored by John Carpenter.

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Godzilla (1954 film)

is a 1954 Japanese science fiction kaiju film featuring Godzilla, produced and distributed by Toho.

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Golden Globe Award

Golden Globe Awards are accolades bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association beginning in January 1944, recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign.

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Grantland

Grantland was a sports and pop-culture blog owned and operated by ESPN. The blog was started in 2011 by veteran writer and sports journalist Bill Simmons, who remained as editor-in-chief until May 2015. Grantland was named after famed 20th-century sportswriter Grantland Rice (1880–1954). On October 30, 2015, ESPN announced that it was ending the publication of Grantland.

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Guillermo del Toro

Guillermo del Toro Gómez (born October 9, 1964) is a Mexican filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, author and former special effects makeup artist.

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Guitar

The guitar is a fretted musical instrument that usually has six strings.

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Gunship (band)

Gunship (stylised as GUNSHIP) is a British synthwave band formed in 2010 by Dan Haigh and Alex Westaway and later joined by drummer Alex Gingell.

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Halloween (1978 film)

Halloween is a 1978 American slasher film directed and scored by John Carpenter, co-written with producer Debra Hill, and starring Donald Pleasence and Jamie Lee Curtis in her film debut.

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Halloween (2007 film)

Halloween is a 2007 American slasher film written, directed, and produced by Rob Zombie.

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Halloween (2018 film)

Halloween is an upcoming American slasher film directed by David Gordon Green and written by Green, Jeff Fradley, and Danny McBride.

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Halloween (franchise)

Halloween is an American horror franchise that consists of ten films, novels, comic books, merchandise, and a video game.

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Halloween H20: 20 Years Later

Halloween H20: 20 Years Later is a 1998 American slasher film directed by Steve Miner.

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Halloween II (1981 film)

Halloween II is a 1981 American slasher film and the second installment in the ''Halloween'' film series.

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Halloween II (2009 film)

Halloween II is a 2009 American slasher film written, directed, and produced by Rob Zombie.

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Halloween II (soundtrack)

Halloween II is a soundtrack by John Carpenter for the 1981 film of the same name.

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Halloween III: Season of the Witch

Halloween III: Season of the Witch is a 1982 American science fiction horror film and the third installment in the ''Halloween'' film series.

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Halloween III: Season of the Witch (soundtrack)

Halloween III: Season of the Witch is a soundtrack by John Carpenter & Alan Howarth for the film of the same name.

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Hans Zimmer

Hans Florian Zimmer (born 12 September 1957) is a German film score composer and record producer.

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Harry Dean Stanton

Harry Dean Stanton (July 14, 1926 – September 15, 2017) was an American actor, musician, and singer.

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Horror film

A horror film is a film that seeks to elicit a physiological reaction, such as an elevated heartbeat, through the use of fear and shocking one’s audiences.

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Howard Hawks

Howard Winchester Hawks (May 30, 1896December 26, 1977) was an American film director, producer and screenwriter of the classic Hollywood era.

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IFC Films

IFC Films is an American film production and distribution company based in New York City.

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Ilya Salkind

Ilya Juan Salkind Dominguez (born August 27, 1947), usually known as Ilya Salkind, is a film and television producer, known for his contributions to the live-action Superman films of the 1970s and '80s alongside his father, Alexander Salkind.

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In the Mouth of Madness

In the Mouth of Madness (also known as John Carpenter's In the Mouth of Madness) is a 1994 American psychological Lovecraftian horror film directed and scored by John Carpenter and written by Michael De Luca.

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Independent film

An independent film, independent movie, indie film or indie movie is a feature film that is produced outside the major film studio system, in addition to being produced and distributed by independent entertainment companies.

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IndieWire

IndieWire (sometimes stylized as indieWIRE or Indiewire) is a film industry and review website that was established in 1996.

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Irvin Kershner

Irvin Kershner (born Isadore Kershner; April 29, 1923November 27, 2010) was an American actor and director of film and television.

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Irwin Yablans

Irwin Yablans (born July 25, 1934) is an American independent film producer and distributor known for his work in the horror film industry.

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It Happened One Night

It Happened One Night is a 1934 American pre-Code romantic comedy film with elements of screwball comedy directed and co-produced by Frank Capra, in collaboration with Harry Cohn, in which a pampered socialite (Claudette Colbert) tries to get out from under her father's thumb and falls in love with a roguish reporter (Clark Gable).

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Jack Nitzsche

Bernard Alfred Nitzsche (22 April 1937 – 25 August 2000) known by pen name Jack Nitsche, was an American musician, arranger, songwriter, record producer and film score composer.

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Jack Thomas Smith

Jack Thomas Smith (born 1969) is an American producer, writer and director of horror films, including The Regenerated Man, Disorder and Infliction.

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James Cameron

James Francis CameronSpace Foundation.

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James DeMonaco

James DeMonaco (born 1969) is an American screenwriter, director, and producer.

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James Gunn

James Gunn (born August 5, 1966) is an American filmmaker, actor, novelist, and musician.

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James Wan

James Wan (born 26 February 1977) is a Malaysian-born Australian film director, screenwriter, and producer.

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James Woods

James Howard Woods (born April 18, 1947) is an American actor, voice actor, and producer.

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Jamie Lee Curtis

Jamie Lee Haden-Guest, Baroness Haden-Guest (née Curtis; born November 22, 1958), commonly known as Jamie Lee Curtis, is an American actress and author.

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Jeff Bridges

Jeffrey Leon Bridges (born December 4, 1949) is an American actor, singer, and producer.

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Jeff Imada

Jeff Imada (born June 17, 1955) is an American martial artist, stuntman, actor and director.

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Jeff Nichols

Jeff Nichols (born December 7, 1978) is an American film director and screenwriter from Little Rock, Arkansas.

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Jeremy Saulnier

Jeremy Saulnier (born 1976) is an American film director, cinematographer and screenwriter.

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Jim Lang (composer)

James Volker Langknecht (born November 22, 1950), better known as Jim Lang, is an American composer.

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John Carpenter's Cigarette Burns

John Carpenter's Cigarette Burns is the eighth episode of the first season of Masters of Horror.

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John Ford

John Ford (February 1, 1894 – August 31, 1973) was an American film director.

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John Longenecker

John Longenecker (born 1947) is an American film producer, Directors Guild of America member, screenwriter and cinematographer who produced the Academy Award winning live action short film, The Resurrection of Broncho Billy (1970).

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John W. Campbell

John Wood Campbell Jr. (June 8, 1910 – July 11, 1971) was an American science fiction writer and editor.

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John Wayne

Marion Mitchell Morrison (born Marion Robert Morrison; May 26, 1907 – June 11, 1979), known professionally as John Wayne and nicknamed "The Duke", was an American actor and filmmaker.

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Keith David

Keith David Williams (born June 4, 1956) is an American screen and voice actor, comedian, and singer.

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Keith Gordon

Keith Gordon (born February 3, 1961) is an American actor and film director.

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Kentucky

Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.

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Kurt Russell

Kurt Vogel Russell (born March 17, 1951) is an American actor.

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L Magazine

The L Magazine was a free bi-weekly magazine in New York City featuring investigative articles, arts and culture commentary, and event listings.

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LA Weekly

LA Weekly is a free weekly alternative newspaper in Los Angeles, California.

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Lee Van Cleef

Clarence Leroy Van Cleef Jr. (January 9, 1925 – December 16, 1989), was an American actor best known for his roles in Spaghetti Westerns such as For A Few Dollars More and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

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Legion (Blatty novel)

Legion is a 1983 horror novel by American writer William Peter Blatty, a sequel to The Exorcist.

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Lexington, Kentucky

Lexington, consolidated with Fayette County and often denoted as Lexington-Fayette, is the second-largest city in Kentucky and the 60th-largest city in the United States.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.

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Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.

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Lost Themes

Lost Themes is the debut studio album by American film director and composer John Carpenter.

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Lost Themes II

Lost Themes II is the second studio album by American film director and composer John Carpenter.

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Lost Themes Remixed

Lost Themes Remixed is a remix album of songs from the album Lost Themes (2015) by the American film director and composer John Carpenter.

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Manchester

Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.

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Mark Gatiss

Mark Gatiss (born 17 October 1966) is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter and novelist.

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Marvin Kren

Marvin Kren (born January 4, 1980) is an Austrian director.

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Masters of Horror

Masters of Horror was an American anthology television series created by director Mick Garris for the Showtime cable network.

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Matte (filmmaking)

Mattes are used in photography and special effects filmmaking to combine two or more image elements into a single, final image.

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Memoirs of an Invisible Man (film)

Memoirs of an Invisible Man is a 1992 American comedy science fiction film directed by John Carpenter and released by Warner Bros., with many scenes taking place in and around San Francisco.

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Michael Dougherty

Michael Dougherty (born October 28, 1974) is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter, known for his work with Dan Harris on the scripts for Bryan Singer's films X2 and Superman Returns.

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Michael Douglas

Michael Kirk Douglas (born September 25, 1944) is an American actor and producer.

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Michael Myers (Halloween)

Michael Myers is a fictional character from the ''Halloween'' series of slasher films.

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Midnight Special (film)

Midnight Special is a 2016 American science fiction film written and directed by Jeff Nichols, and produced by Sarah Green and Brian Kavanaugh-Jones.

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Mike Flanagan (director)

Mike Flanagan is an American filmmaker.

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Moustapha Akkad

Moustapha Al Akkad (مصطفى العقاد; July 1, 1930 – November 11, 2005) was a Syrian American film producer and director, best known for producing the original series of Halloween films and directing Mohammad, Messenger of God and Lion of the Desert.

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Moviefone

Moviefone is an American-based movie listing and information service.

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Musician

A musician is a person who plays a musical instrument or is musically talented.

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Nancy Kyes

Nancy Louise Kyes (born December 19, 1949) is an American film and television actress.

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Nancy Stephens

Nancy Jane Stephens is an American actress who has starred in many films and television shows.

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National Film Registry

The National Film Registry (NFR) is the United States National Film Preservation Board's (NFPB) selection of films deserving of preservation.

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Neil Marshall

Neil Marshall (born 25 May 1970) is an English film director, editor and screenwriter.

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Nerdist News

Nerdist News is a Nerdist-branded pop culture newsletter launched in February 2012.

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New York (magazine)

New York is an American biweekly magazine concerned with life, culture, politics, and style generally, and with a particular emphasis on New York City.

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New York (state)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States.

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Newsarama

Newsarama is an American website that publishes news, interviews, and essays about the American comic book industry.

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Nick Castle

Nicholas Charles Castle Jr.

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Nicolas Winding Refn

Nicolas Winding Refn (born 29 September 1970) is a Danish film director, screenwriter and producer.

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Oyster (magazine)

Oyster is an international fashion, beauty, music and pop-culture title established in Australia in 1994 by Monica Nakata and Jonathan Morris.

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Pam Grier

Pamela Suzette Grier (born May 26, 1949) is an American actress.

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Panavision

Panavision is an American motion picture equipment company specializing in cameras and lenses, based in Woodland Hills, California.

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Personal computer

A personal computer (PC) is a multi-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and price make it feasible for individual use.

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Peter Jason

Peter Edward Ostling (born July 22, 1944) is an American actor.

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Piano

The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700 (the exact year is uncertain), in which the strings are struck by hammers.

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Pitchfork (website)

Pitchfork is an American online magazine launched in 1995 by Ryan Schreiber, based in Chicago, Illinois and owned by Condé Nast.

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PlayStation (console)

The PlayStation (officially abbreviated to PS, and commonly known as the PS1 or its codename, PSX) is a home video game console developed and marketed by Sony Computer Entertainment.

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Plymouth Fury

The Plymouth Fury is a model of automobile which was produced by Plymouth from 1955 to 1989.

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Popular culture

Popular culture (also called pop culture) is generally recognized as a set of the practices, beliefs, and objects that are dominant or ubiquitous in a society at a given point in time.

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Prince of Darkness (film)

Prince of Darkness is a 1987 American supernatural horror film directed, written and scored by John Carpenter.

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Prince of Darkness (soundtrack)

Prince of Darkness is a soundtrack by John Carpenter for the film of the same name.

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Pro-Life (Masters of Horror)

"Pro-Life" (also known as "John Carpenter's Pro-Life") is the fifth episode of the second season of Masters of Horror.

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Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Jerome Tarantino (born March 27, 1963) is an American director, writer, and actor.

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Richard Dreyfuss

Richard Stephen Dreyfuss (né Dreyfus; born October 29, 1947) is an American actor best known for starring in popular films during the 1970s through 1990s, including American Graffiti, Jaws, Stand by Me, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Down and Out in Beverly Hills, The Goodbye Girl, Always, and Mr. Holland's Opus.

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Richard Dysart

Richard Allen Dysart (March 30, 1929 – April 5, 2015) was an American actor, perhaps best known for his roles as Leland McKenzie on the NBC legal drama L.A. Law and as General Dwight D. Eisenhower in the film The Last Days of Patton.

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Richard Masur

Richard Masur (born November 20, 1948) is an American actor who has appeared in more than 80 movies.

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Rio Bravo (film)

Rio Bravo is a 1959 American Western film produced and directed by Howard Hawks and starring John Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson, Angie Dickinson, Walter Brennan, and Ward Bond.

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Rob Bottin

Robin R. Bottin (born April 1, 1959) is an American special make-up effects creator.

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Rob Zombie

Rob Zombie (born Robert Bartleh Cummings; January 12, 1965) is an American musician, filmmaker and screenwriter.

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Robert Carradine

Robert Reed Carradine (born March 24, 1954) is an American actor.

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Robert Phalen

Robert Phalen (born May 10, 1937) is an American actor who starred in films and on television.

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Robert Rodriguez

Robert Anthony Rodriguez (born June 20, 1968) is an American filmmaker.

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Rock music

Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.

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Roddy Piper

Roderick George Toombs (April 17, 1954 – July 31, 2015), better known by his ring name "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, was a Canadian professional wrestler and actor.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.

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Rotten Tomatoes

Rotten Tomatoes is an American review-aggregation website for film and television.

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Sacred Bones Records

Sacred Bones Records is an American independent record label founded in 2007 and based in Brooklyn, New York.

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Sam Neill

Nigel John Dermot Neill (born 14 September 1947), known professionally as Sam Neill, is a New Zealand actor who first achieved leading roles in films such as Omen III: The Final Conflict, Possession, and Dead Calm and on television in Reilly, Ace of Spies.

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Santa Claus: The Movie

Santa Claus: The Movie (known on-screen as simply Santa Claus) is a 1985 British-American Christmas film starring Dudley Moore, John Lithgow, and David Huddleston in the title role.

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Saturn Award for Best Music

The Saturn Award for Best Music is an award presented by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films to the best music in film.

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Science fiction film

Science fiction film (or sci-fi film) is a genre that uses speculative, fictional science-based depictions of phenomena that are not fully accepted by mainstream science, such as extraterrestrial lifeforms, alien worlds, extrasensory perception and time travel, along with futuristic elements such as spacecraft, robots, cyborgs, interstellar travel or other technologies.

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Screen Anarchy

Screen Anarchy, previously known as Twitch Film or Twitch, is a Canadian English-language website featuring news and reviews of mainly international, independent and cult films.

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Screenwriter

A screenplay writer (also called screenwriter for short), scriptwriter or scenarist is a writer who practices the craft of screenwriting, writing screenplays on which mass media, such as films, television programs, comics or video games, are based.

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Script supervisor

A script supervisor (also called continuity supervisor) is a member of a film crew and oversees the continuity of the motion picture including wardrobe, props, set dressing, hair, makeup and the actions of the actors during a scene.

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Sean S. Cunningham

Sean Sexton Cunningham (born December 1, 1941) is an American filmmaker, director, producer, and writer.

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Season Hubley

Season Hubley (born March 14, 1951) is an American actress and singer.

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Senses of Cinema

Senses of Cinema is a quarterly online film magazine founded in 1999 by filmmaker Bill Mousoulis.

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Sentinel Returns

Sentinel Returns is a video game developed by Hookstone, produced by No-Name Games and published by Sony (under the Psygnosis label) in 1998, for PC and PlayStation.

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Shirley Walker

Shirley Anne Walker (née Rogers, April 10, 1945 – November 30, 2006) was an American film and television composer and conductor.

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Showtime (TV network)

Showtime is an American premium cable and satellite television network that serves as the flagship service of the Showtime Networks subsidiary of CBS Corporation, which also owns sister services The Movie Channel and Flix.

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine is an American online publication that features reviews of movies, music, TV, DVDs, theater, and video games, as well as interviews with actors, directors, and musicians.

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Slasher film

A slasher film is a film in the sub-genre of horror films involving a violent psychopath stalking and murdering a group of people, usually by use of bladed tools.

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Someone's Watching Me!

Someone's Watching Me! (also known as High Rise) is a 1978 American made-for-television horror film written and directed by John Carpenter and starring Lauren Hutton and Adrienne Barbeau.

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Sonic the Hedgehog

Sonic the Hedgehog is a video game franchise created and produced by Sega.

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Spec script

A spec script, also known as a speculative screenplay, is a non-commissioned and unsolicited screenplay.

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Stacy Keach

Walter Stacy Keach Jr. (born June 2, 1941) is an American actor of stage, film, and television.

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Stalking

Stalking is unwanted or repeated surveillance by an individual or group towards another person.

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Star Wars (film)

Star Wars (later retitled Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope) is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas.

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Starman (film)

Starman is a 1984 American science fiction romance film directed by John Carpenter that tells the story of a humanoid alien (Jeff Bridges) who has come to Earth in response to the invitation found on the gold phonograph record installed on the Voyager 2 space probe.

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Steadicam

Steadicam is a brand of camera stabilizer mounts for motion picture cameras invented by Garrett Brown and introduced in 1975 by Cinema Products Corporation.

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Stephen King

Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy.

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Steve Miner

Stephen C. "Steve" Miner (born June 18, 1951) is an American director of film and television, film producer, and a member of the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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Steven Spielberg

Steven Allan Spielberg (born December 18, 1946) is an American filmmaker.

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Super 35

Super 35 (originally known as Superscope 235) is a motion picture film format that uses exactly the same film stock as standard 35 mm film, but puts a larger image frame on that stock by using the negative space normally reserved for the optical analog sound track.

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Superman in film

The fictional character Superman, an American comic book superhero in DC Comics publications, has appeared in movies almost since his inception.

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Susan Blanchard (actress)

Susan Blanchard-Frank (born 11 December 1948) is an American actress, who is known for playing Mary Kennicott Martin, R. N. #2 on the ABC soap opera All My Children from 1971 to 1975.

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Suspiria

Suspiria (Latin: "sighs") is a 1977 Italian supernatural horror film directed by Dario Argento, co-written by Argento and Daria Nicolodi, partially based on Thomas De Quincey's 1845 essay Suspiria de Profundis (Sighs from the Depths) and co-produced by Claudio and Salvatore Argento.

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Synthesizer

A synthesizer (often abbreviated as synth, also spelled synthesiser) is an electronic musical instrument that generates electric signals that are converted to sound through instrument amplifiers and loudspeakers or headphones.

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Synthwave

Synthwave (also called outrun, retrowave and futuresynth) is a genre of electronic music influenced by 1980s film soundtracks and video games.

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Tales from the Crypt (comics)

Tales from the Crypt was an American bi-monthly horror comic anthology series published by EC Comics from 1950 to 1955, producing 27 issues.

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Ted Geoghegan

Filmmaker and publicist Ted Geoghegan (born August 10, 1979 in Beaverton, Oregon, United States) grew up in Great Falls, Montana, attending private and public schools and studying film extensively.

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The A.V. Club

The A.V. Club is an entertainment website featuring reviews, interviews, and other articles that examine films, music, television, books, games, and other elements of pop culture media.

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The Daily Beast

The Daily Beast is an American news and opinion website focused on politics and pop culture.

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The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.

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The Director's Chair

The Director's Chair is an American talk show created and hosted by filmmaker Robert Rodriguez.

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The Duffer Brothers

Matt Duffer and Ross Duffer (born February 15, 1984 in Durham, North Carolina), known professionally as the Duffer Brothers, are American film and television writers, directors, and producers.

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The Exorcist (film)

The Exorcist is a 1973 American supernatural horror film adapted by William Peter Blatty from his 1971 novel of the same name, directed by William Friedkin, and starring Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair, Max von Sydow, and Jason Miller.

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The Exorcist III

The Exorcist III is a 1990 American supernatural psychological horror film written and directed by William Peter Blatty.

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The Fog

The Fog (also known as John Carpenter's The Fog) is a 1980 American supernatural horror film directed by John Carpenter, who also co-wrote the screenplay and created the music for the film.

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The Fog (soundtrack)

The Fog is a soundtrack album composed and performed by John Carpenter, featuring the score to the 1980 film The Fog.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The Guest (film)

The Guest is a 2014 American action horror-thriller film directed and edited by Adam Wingard and written by Simon Barrett, both of whom previously collaborated on You're Next.

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The Hateful Eight

The Hateful Eight (often marketed as The H8ful Eight) is a 2015 American Western film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Resurrection of Broncho Billy

The Resurrection of Broncho Billy is a 1970 live action short Western film directed by James Rokos and starring Johnny Crawford.

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The Thing (1982 film)

The Thing is a 1982 American science fiction horror film directed by John Carpenter and written by Bill Lancaster, based on the 1938 John W. Campbell Jr. novella Who Goes There? It tells the story of a group of American researchers in Antarctica who encounter the eponymous "Thing", a parasitic extraterrestrial life form that assimilates and then imitates other organisms.

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The Thing from Another World

The Thing from Another World, sometimes referred to as The Thing, is a 1951 American black-and-white science fiction-horror film, directed by Christian Nyby, produced by Edward Lasker for Howard Hawks' Winchester Pictures Corporation, and released by RKO Pictures.

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The Trollenberg Terror

The Trollenberg Terror (a.k.a. The Crawling Eye in the United States) is a 1958 independently made British black-and-white science fiction film drama, produced by Robert S. Baker and Monty Berman, directed by Quentin Lawrence, that stars Forrest Tucker, Laurence Payne, Jennifer Jayne and Janet Munro.

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The Verge

The Verge is an American technology news and media network operated by Vox Media.

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The Ward (film)

The Ward is a 2010 American supernatural psychological horror film directed by John Carpenter.

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They Live

They Live is a 1988 American science fiction horror film written and directed by John Carpenter.

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They Live (soundtrack)

They Live is a soundtrack by John Carpenter & Alan Howarth for the film of the same name.

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Thomas D. Clark

Thomas Dionysius Clark (July 14, 1903 – June 28, 2005) was perhaps Kentucky's most notable historian.

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Thriller film

Thriller film, also known as suspense film or suspense thriller, is a broad film genre that involves excitement and suspense in the audience.

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Tobe Hooper

Willard Tobe Hooper (January 25, 1943 – August 26, 2017) was an American director, screenwriter, and producer best known for his work in the horror genre.

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Tom Atkins (actor)

Tom Atkins (born November 13, 1935) is an American television and film actor.

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Tommy Lee Jones

Tommy Lee Jones (born September 15, 1946) is an American actor and filmmaker.

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Toronto International Film Festival

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF, often stylized as tiff) is one of the largest publicly attended film festivals in the world, attracting over 480,000 people annually.

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Townsquare Media

Townsquare Media, Inc. (formerly Regent Communications until 2010) is an American radio network and media company based in Greenwich, Connecticut.

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Trey Edward Shults

Trey Edward Shults is an American film director, producer, writer, and actor.

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Under the Radar (magazine)

Under the Radar is an American magazine that bills itself as "The solution to music pollution" and features interviews with accompanying photo-shoots.

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Universal Pictures

Universal Pictures (also known as Universal Studios) is an American film studio owned by Comcast through the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group division of its wholly owned subsidiary NBCUniversal.

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University of Southern California

The University of Southern California (USC or SC) is a private research university in Los Angeles, California.

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Uproxx

Uproxx is an entertainment and popular culture news website.

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USC School of Cinematic Arts

The USC School of Cinematic Arts (commonly referred to as SCA)—formerly the USC School of Cinema-Television, otherwise known as CNTV—is a private media school within the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California.

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Vampires (film)

Vampires (also known as John Carpenter's Vampires) is a 1998 American independent horror Western film directed and scored by John Carpenter and starring James Woods.

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Victor Wong (actor born 1927)

Yee Keung Victor Wong (30 July 1927 – 12 September 2001) was an American character actor of Chinese descent who appeared in supporting roles throughout the 1980s and 1990s.

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Video game

A video game is an electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor.

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Village of the Damned (1995 film)

John Carpenter's Village of the Damned is a 1995 American science fiction-horror film directed by John Carpenter and a remake of the 1960 film of the same name which in turn is based on the novel The Midwich Cuckoos by John Wyndham.

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Western Kentucky University

Western Kentucky University is a public university in Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States.

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Who Goes There?

Who Goes There? is a science fiction novella by John W. Campbell, Jr., written under the pen name Don A. Stuart.

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Widescreen

Widescreen images are images that are displayed within a set of aspect ratios (relationship of image width to height) that is used in film, television and computer screens.

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Wilford Brimley

Anthony Wilford Brimley (born September 27, 1934), credited either as A. Wilford Brimley or Wilford Brimley, is an American actor.

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William Friedkin

William Friedkin (born August 29, 1935)Biskind, p. 200.

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William Peter Blatty

William Peter Blatty (January 7, 1928 – January 12, 2017) was an American writer and filmmaker best known for his 1971 novel The Exorcist and for the Academy Award-winning screenplay of its film adaptation.

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Yahoo!

Yahoo! is a web services provider headquartered in Sunnyvale, California and wholly owned by Verizon Communications through Oath Inc..

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35 mm film

35 mm film (millimeter) is the film gauge most commonly used for motion pictures and chemical still photography (see 135 film).

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3D film

A three-dimensional stereoscopic film (also known as three-dimensional sangu, 3D film or S3D film) is a motion picture that enhances the illusion of depth perception, hence adding a third dimension.

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8 mm film

8 mm film is a motion picture film format in which the film strip is eight millimeters wide.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Carpenter

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