the fog

When a young filmmaker’s career is linked heavily to another filmmaker early in their career, it can sometimes be difficult to extricate themselves from the shadow of their partnership and make a recognizable name for themselves as separate creators. When the other filmmaker is John Carpenter, one of the most well-known directors in the horror genre, it makes the challenge all the more difficult.

HI! My name is Jake. Since all I really do is sit in the dark and watch movies, I've been trusted to do some home media reviews for the site. There are tons of cult/horror blu-rays coming out every month but we, the fans, can only take home so many.. Shelf Space was created to help be your guiding light when making those tough decisions. It's an honor to be let aboard the Bloody Good Horror pimp ship as it continues its journey to internet greatness.

Kim Gottlieb-Walker has worked with many titans of film like John Carpenter, Steven Spielberg, and Clint Eastwood. Shooting not only for film and television, she is responsible for many of the iconic photos of Bob Marley that we have today. She also honorably represents the Cinematographer’s Guild on their National Executive Board. Kim was gracious enough to let me interview her about her decades of experience.

You've worked on several of John Carpenter's films. Can you tell us what that experience was like from film to film working with the same director?

This Bluray artwork for John Carpenter's "The Fog" is delightful. Hal Holbrook's 'stache is simply breathtaking.

Michael Cane has joined the cast of Brad Anderson's ("Session 9") next film, "Eliza Graves". The story is loosely based on Edgar Allan Poe's early short story "The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether". I assume Cane will play one of those two guys, right? Or maybe a butler. Is there a butler?

Glen Mazzara, a one-time show runner on "The Walking Dead", is developing a prequel to "The Shining" over at Warner Bro's. This is actually… a good idea. I know, I'm as surprised as you are.

"Highrise" is described as "Misery" in a Manhattan Skyscraper". I assume it's about Schnaars and a mentally unbalanced BGH fan. If Hollywood needs any advice, I have many casting suggestions.

I have no idea what "R.I.P.D." is about, but if the still above is in any way indicative of the film. Sign me up.

I am so excited for today's release of Sinister that I feel like stripping down to my boxer shorts, lathering myself up in cocoa butter and running up and down the streets of my neighborhood, pounding on doors and offering encouragement for all that answer to join me at the local theater. Since my lawyer has advised me that would be a foolhardy idea, I'll just give you a rundown of a half dozen other violent ghost stories that kick ass. Why a half dozen? Didn't you ever read Spiderman? The “Sinister Six” arc killed, man.


9. "The Woman in Black