Spinning Headlines Week 27: Weekend Box Office, Tarantino, The Dark Tower, Rainbow Six, Stranger Things, Ant-Man, Solo, Mission 6, John Carpenter…

There was a week. Now that week is gone. Here’s the things that clinged on for dear life.

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Spinning Headlines – Week 24: John G. Avildsen & Stephen Furst RIP, Weekend Box Office, Lord & Miller OUT of Han Solo, Daniel Day-Lewis retires, Annabelle, Big Trouble in Little China, Godzilla, Deadpool 2…

RIP John G. Avildsen & Stephen Furst, Weekend box office, “Han Solo” directors get the boot, Daniel Day-Lewis finds better things to do, trailers for “Annabelle: Creation”, “Okja” and “Detroit”, “Godzilla” and “Deadpool”-sequels begin filming, “Sherlock” creators to work on “Dracula” next?, the ongoing saga of Sony & MCU, “Star Trek: Discover” has a release date, Spit-take of the week and more.

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Spinning Headlines – Week 6: Weekend Box Office, BAFTA’s, The Batman, X-Men, Ghost in the Shell, The Beguiled, Stranger Things S2, Halloween…

Weekend box office, the BAFTA winners, “The Batman”-director, “Infinity War” behind-the-scenes, “Stranger Things” Season 2 details, X-Men rumors/misunderstandigns, “Halloween”-writers, trailers for “Ghost in the Shell” and “The Beguiled”, spit-take of the week and more…

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Bopcast #1

Bop, our man from the Netherlands, is making his debut as podcast host/producer! His first guest is Supernaughts- writer and self-appointed pop culture commentator Stalkeye and they talk old school video games, John Carpenter movies, G.I. Joe, video game movie adaptations and more!

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Escape From LA (1996) Now more relevant than ever!
Back during 1996, the Year that gave us Michael Bay’s The Rock and Independence Day, there was this one Movie that I had the biggest anticipation for, and that was the sequel to one of my favorite beloved films, ever! Within August of that year, John Carpenter, Kurt Russell had finally continued... Read more
Trick O’ Treats Pt. 4 Movies: Something Old, something Ghoul
    Let’s face it, today’s horror genre as far as modern cinema is concerned is dying off slowly due to shitty remakes, sequels and uninspired concepts which had begun since the noughties. That said, I, the “Black Irish hath discovered a few somewhat recent picks o’ the litter that may... Read more
7 More Days ‘Til Halloween: Halloween 2
Halloween 2 is an exception to the rule of all sequels sucking. In fact, I think in many ways H2 is a better and-dare I say it-scarier film than the original. While director Rick Rosenthal has his own style, he doesn’t stray very far from what Carpenter did in... Read more
8 More days ’til Halloween: Halloween (1978)
This isn’t a review I expected to write. Well, I knew I would be writing it, but I hadn’t expected my opinion to change so radically.  Last year I reviewed all the Elm Street movies, and in thinking what to do for this Halloween, it seemed rather obvious that... Read more
StudioHEAD #45

Mr. Head is working on some Things.

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Extraordinarily Bad
Booger T breaks his podcast silence to address the grand insult to cinema that is Ghostbusters (2016). featuring Denzel Jefferson, of course. Read more
Another Halloween Reboot Emerges – Carpenter Involved
This might or might not be of value to somebody, considering Halloween is a series that just keeps going and going. Though I don’t think it has as many as Friday The Thirteenth on its shelf. Nevertheless the announcement of Malek Akkad, the son of Moustapha Akkad, who produced... Read more
IAB’s Night Terrors – “Someone’s Watching Me!”(1978) & “Summer of Fear”(1978)

Two Television movies from two legendary horror-directors are looked at in this latest “Night Terrors”-column.

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Curtain (2015) From NYC Horror Film Fest, the messed up child of Hal Hartley and John Carpenter

Shot on a minuscule budget with a bit of guerrilla film making, Curtain is reminiscent of the horror movies of the 1980’s as well as classic indies from the 1990’s.

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The Man, The Myth, The Snake: Top 10 Kurt Russell Films
One of my all time beloved actors is Kurt Russell, who has starred in several of my favorite films. My question to you all: What are your favorite Russell films? Below I have listed mine: 10. Dark Blue (2002) Above average Ron Shelton film (Bull Durham, White Men Can’t... Read more
BOPX: Kindred spirits in film – Our favourite movie biz collaborations

Some artists in the film business truly unfold their potential in collaborations. Which ones do we love, which ones do we hate? And more!

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Caption Contest 207 – Escape from New York (1981)

We are finishing the Avco Embassy Pictures tribute of this week with a Caption Contest featuring a still from the action classic “Escape from New York” (1981). You last chance this month to win the $50 Amazon gift card!

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Caption Contest 206 – The Fog (1980)

Another entry in the Avco Embassy Pictures tribute we celebrate this week on thesupernaughts.com. Caption a still from “The Fog” (!980) and maybe. maybe win a $50 Amazon gift card!

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IAB’S Night Terrors – An Avco 1980 Double Feature: “Prom Night” & “The Fog”
In this special episode of “Night Terrors”, I picked two 1980 titles that were produced/distributed by Avco Embassy; an independent studio that had a hand in several genre titles in the turn of the 70’s/80’s. I won’t go into the entire history of the studio here, as we will... Read more
Escape from New York (1981)
Growing up in the 80’s, I was always afraid of New York City. The image projected; whether it real or fiction portrayed a town that was always scary, decaying and full of blown out weirdos and freaks this side of a family reunion. A big deal for a kid... Read more
Caption Contest 100- The Thing (1982)

Kurt Russell got serious competition in terms of coolness in the movie featured in today’s Caption Contest- by the Antarctica!

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Caption Contest 88- Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
Everybody on the Breakfast on Planet X “John Carpenter”-episode agreed that this is an underrated movie in the master’s back catalogue. What do you think? Read more
Breakfast on Planet X: Director’s Series – John Carpenter and his films (+ interview with Ashley Mary Nunes)
This is Part 2 of our “Director’s series”, for which we will pay tribute to a different director each episode. Also check out Part1, a tribute to the Coen brothers! Today a trio of horror fans came together to talk about the movies of Horror Maestro John Carpenter:  BOPX... Read more
Spinning Headlines – Week 3, 2015
A little bit of B.O, a little bit of coffee, Escapes, Tooth fairies, poltergeists that no one cares about, and some award nominations. That’s what this weeks “Spinning Headlines” is made of.   WEEKEND BOX OFFICE TAK3N So, as much as everyone seems to claim that January is a... Read more
Caption Contest 61- Eyes of Laura Mars
Eyes of Laura Mars (1978), directed by Irvin Kershner, is a solid thriller with a supernatural touch (co-writer credit: John Carpenter) about a fashion photographer (Faye Dunaway) who is suddenly able to see through the eyes of a serial killer. The superb supporting cast is comprised of such heavy-hitters... Read more