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Big Trouble in Little China (1986)

As late as the ‘eighties, before the studios knocked any genuine individuality out of their ‘product’,  and before Tarantino made it hip to drop lots of cultural references for no good reason,  it wan’t unusual to sit there surrounded by … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Mars (2001)

John Carpenter’s last cinema feature (prior to 2011’s The Ward), Ghosts of Mars was an attempt to recreate the success of his second outing, Assault on Precinct 13, by relocating a western plot to a modern genre setting. In this … Continue reading

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Prince of Darkness (1987)

Prince of Darkness is John Carpenter’s under-rated shocker from 1987, with the admittedly loopy story of the Devil’s son somehow being trapped under a church in LA in a giant vat of green shampoo. The budget doesn’t really stretch far … Continue reading

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