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February 11, 2018

You may be surprised to hear this, but a teeny-tiny movie called Halloween was released in 1978 to less than favorable reviews. Writer-director John Carpenter, along with his producing partner Debra Hill, assumed the film would quickly fade away from the public conscious soon after release. Of course, that film has gone on to become an establishment in and of itself within the horror genre, specifically the slasher film. At the time, though, it wasn’t until a reviewer at The Village Voice got their peepers on it and penned a glowing review that people really started to take notice. Based off the newfound success of Halloween, AVCO Embassy came a-knockin’. They approached the duo of Carpenter and Hill with the alluring offer of a two-picture deal. That deal gave birth to two more Carpenter classics, Escape from New York and today’s topic at hand, The Fog. Read More here

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