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‘Halloween’ Digital, 4K, Blu-ray, and DVD Release Dates Revealed
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Halloween Movie Header Image

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment has revealed the release dates for the latest entry in the Halloween franchise on digital, 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD.

The movie, which is a direct sequel to John Carpenter‘s original and saw original star Jamie Lee Curtis returning to play Laurie Strode once again, was made on a $10 million budget and brought back nearly $253 million worldwide. It also stars Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Will Patton, and Virginia Gardner, and is directed by David Gordon Green who co-wrote the screenplay with Danny McBride and Jeff Fradley.

You can find all of the details on the home video releases along with a pair of promo videos below.

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Blu-ray Review: John Carpenter’s ‘Halloween’ 4K Ultra HD
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Halloween Ultra 4K HD Blu-ray review

Halloween
4K Ultra HD
Directed by John Carpenter
Written by John Carpenter, Debra Hill
Starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Moran, Donald Pleasence, Nancy Kyes, P.J. Soles
Lionsgate Home Entertainment
Release date: September 25, 2018

John Carpenter‘s Halloween is one of the greatest horror films ever made, and turned the filmmaker from an up and coming director to a horror legend. If Psycho is the mother of all horror movies, then Halloween may be its spiritual son.

Forty years after its 1978 theatrical release, Halloween spawned not only sequels and remakes, but an entire sub-genre: the slasher film. This Friday, October 19th the 11th movie to enter the long-running franchise opens worldwide. This new film, also called Halloween, was directed by David Gordon Green (Pineapple Express) and written by Green, Danny McBride, and Jeff Fradley and is a direct sequel to Carpenter’s seminal classic. With that in mind, it’s a perfect time to revisit the original in the best way possible, with the new 4K Ultra Blu-ay Combo Pack.

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John Carpenter Teases Possible ‘They Live’ Sequel
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They Live John Carpenter

The long-awaited next movie in the Halloween franchise will finally arrive in theaters in just a couple of days. And it’s a special one. Not just because it brings back original star Jamie Lee Curtis and original Michael Myers/The Shape Nick Castle, but also because the man behind the original, director and co-writer John Carpenter, was once again involved in making the film as an executive producer, creative consultant, and composer.

Obviously those involved with the movie are doing their part to promote it, including Carpenter. And while the focus is mainly on Halloween, other things sometimes come up. During a recent chat, Carpenter hinted at a possible sequel to his 1988 sci-fi horror cult classic They Live. See what he had to say below.

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NYCC 2018 Interview: ‘The Standoff’ Writer David J. Schow of Storm King Comics
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Storm King Comics David J. Schow interview

Booth 2304 at this year’s New York Comic-Con was once again occupied by the fine folks at Storm King Comics. Led by matriarch Sandy King Carpenter, they welcomed writers, artists, collaborators, and more. I was there to interview Mike Sizemore, who contributed an 8-issue story, Vortex, to the John Carpenter’s Tales of Science Fiction comic book anthology. I was introduced to David J. Schow, writer of countless novels, short story collections as well as the noted screenwriter of The Crow and Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part III. Schow is currently working with Storm King on The Standoff, the latest in the monthly Tales of Science Fiction line. See below for my interview with Schow.

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NYCC 2018 Interview: ‘Vortex’ Writer Mike Sizemore of Storm King Comics
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Storm King Comics  Mike Sizemore interview

New York Comic-Con wrapped earlier this month and for the second straight year I was excited to hang out at booth 2304, with the crew from Storm King Comics, some of the very best in horror and genre fiction. John Carpenter is the Master of Horror, but he is a jack of all trades. Well known for his extensive filmography he has branched out into other mediums in recent years. His wife, producer and collaborator Sandy King Carpenter, founded Storm King Productions and in 2015, Storm King ventured into the world of comics and graphic novels with titles such as Asylum, and anthologies like Tales For a HalloweeNight and Tales of Science Fiction. The second story in John Carpenter’s Tales of Science Fiction was Vortex, an 8-part saga dealing with hidden evils inside a space mining colony. I got a chance to share a couch with Mike Sizemore the author of Vortex, and discuss the comic book series, his inspirations, and working for Storm King.

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‘Halloween’ Trailer: There’s A Reason You’re Supposed To Be Afraid Of This Night
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Halloween

Universal Pictures has released the latest trailer for David Gordon Green‘s Halloween, a new entry in the classic horror franchise.

The film sees Jamie Lee Curtis returning to reprise her role as Laurie Strode, who must confront Michael Myers one final time. Check out the new trailer and a poster below

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Blu-ray Review: John Carpenter’s In The Mouth Of Madness (Collector’s Edition)
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Blu-ray Review: In the Mouth of Madness (Collector's Edition)

In the Mouth of Madness
Blu-ray
Director: John Carpenter
Screenwriter: Michael De Luca
Cast: Sam Neill, Julie Carmen, Jürgen Prochnow, Charlton Heston
Distributor: Scream Factory
Rated R | 95 Minutes
Release Date: June 24, 2018

“Do you read Sutter Cane?”

Influenced by the work of seminal horror writer H. P. Lovecraft, In the Mouth of Madness is the third installment in John Carpenter‘s Apocalypse Trilogy, preceded by The Thing and Prince of Darkness. The 1994 film’s title references Lovecraft’s 1936 novella, At the Mountains of Madness, and insanity plays a significant role in both the movie and the novella.

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‘Halloween’ 40th Anniversary Event H40: 40 Years Of Terror Coming This Fall
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Halloween Event H40: 40 Years of Terror

Later this year a brand new entry in the long-running horror franchise Halloween will be arriving in theaters. But just before that, a massive event is being held called H40: 40 Years of Terror to celebrate the 40th anniversary of John Carpenter‘s classic original and the franchise as a whole.

The event, which is being held at the Pasadena Convention Center in October, promises to be the biggest Halloween convention ever with cast and crew from every movie in attendance and more for fans to enjoy.

You can read the full announcement with all of the details below.

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Watch Now: First Trailer For New ‘Halloween’ Movie
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Halloween Movie Header Image

We were promised that the first trailer for the latest installment of the Halloween franchise would be arriving today, and arrive it has.

You might have thought that this first trailer would be just a teaser, and fans of the series would have been excited to see that. But Universal decided to skip that step and jump right to the full official trailer release. Not a bad deal at all.

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John Carpenter To Compose Score For David Gordon Green’s New ‘Halloween’
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John Carpenter Halloween set

Following the recent reveal of the first poster for the upcoming Halloween from Blumhouse Productions and Universal Pictures comes the news that the 1978 original’s writer, director, and composer John Carpenter will return to provide the score for the new film.

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