Donald Pleasance

Escape from New York: Collector’s Edition

April 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Kurt Russell and director John Carpenter have made a good number of films together, but in fans’ minds, their first concerted effort, “Escape From New York,” appears to be the most fervently adored one. The reason is quite simple, I guess. The film [...]

Prince Of Darkness

September 23, 2013 // 0 Comments

John Carpenter is getting a lot of love lately with new releases of his most iconic movies on Blu-Ray, ranging from "Halloween, " "They Live" and "The Fog" all the way to this latest outing, "Prince of Darkness," [...]

Halloween: 35th Anniversary Edition

September 20, 2013 // 0 Comments

35 years after its initial debut, "Halloween" is still one of the most impressive horror films that never seems to lose its appeal, and is widely considered John Carpenter's best film to date – although I have to admit that I [...]

Halloween 5

October 1, 2012 // 0 Comments

During the heydays of horror film sequelitis that permeated Hollywood during the 80s, the "Halloween" franchise, along with others, was continuously tampered with and received one sequel after the next, sadly of wildly varying quality. Anchor [...]

Halloween 4

September 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

With Halloween fast approaching once again, Anchor Bay seems to remember that they once were the champion of horror movies during the DVD heydays – a period in the studio's existence that is sorely missed by genre fans. As they opened their [...]

Halloween

September 14, 2007 // 0 Comments

Even after almost 30 years, "Halloween" is still one of the most impressive horror films that never seems to lose its appeal, and is widely considered John Carpenters best film to date – although I have to admit that I personally prefer [...]

Columbo: The Complete Third Season

July 22, 2005 // 0 Comments

Once again the bumbling LAPD detective is back at it again as Universal Home Entertainment is releasing ’Columbo: The Complete Third Season.’ This season includes some of my favorite episodes of the show, most notably ’Any Old Port In A Storm’ [...]

Escape From New York

November 9, 2000 // 0 Comments

Kurt Russell and director John Carpenter have made a few films together but in fans’ minds, their first concerted effort, "Escape From New York," appears to be the most fervently adored one. The reason is quite simple, I guess. The film has [...]

You Only Live Twice

October 18, 2000 // 0 Comments

Of the Sean Connery Bond films, ’You Only Live Twice’, the fifth entry in the series, often elicits apathy from viewers. Like a neglected middle child, the film is rarely thought of as on par with some others. I confess that I felt this way. Well, [...]
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