Category Archives: Theater Fantastique

Escape from New York (1981)

Escape from New York (1981) is squeezed tightly into the middle of John Carpenter’s career hot streak, when he was releasing at least one film a year. Halloween (1978) was a runaway horror smash, but Escape from New York was the sleeper … Continue reading

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The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)

As fantasy films go, they don’t get much better than this. The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958) was also the seventh big-screen voyage of Ray Harryhausen, whose magical stop motion creatures populated Mighty Joe Young (1949, alongside mentor Willis O’Brien), … Continue reading

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