Tag: Escape From New York

I Love L.A. (Escape From L.A., 1996)

John Carpenter’s first sequel.  Escape From L.A. brings back Snake Plissken.  The setup here is that in the late 20th century, a Presidential predicts a major earthquake will hit California and Las Vegas because of their sinful ways.  Unlike Pat Robertson, his prediction comes…

I Heart New York (Escape From New York, 1981)

1981’s Escape from New York was a large change from the Fog and Halloween.   There were no supernatural elements and it was not a slasher.  Instead, it was a straight up action film set in the distant future of 1997.  Reagan married Thatcher and…

Carving a Niche

As part of my October Horror Movie Madness, I am going to explore the films of John Carpenter.  I will start at the beginning with Carpenter’s Student Film and work my way up. Noticeably absent will be Halloween, as I covered the entire Franchise…