In this episode of Dread Central Live, special guest Master of Horror John Carpenter joined hosts Staci Layne Wilson (@staciwilson), Vanessa Gomez (@vanessamgomez) and Jill Killngton (@jillkillsme) to discuss his impressive body of work.
In “Jill Kill”‘s “Disasterpieces segment, SYNGENOR was discussed.
Vanessa “Gore Whore” Gomez and Staci Layne Wilson began the conversation by comparing the new RoboCop (2014) movie starring Joel Kinnaman, Micheal Keaton and Samuel L. Jackson, with the original Paul Verhoeven version with Peter Weller. Jill chimes in with her take on the remake as well. Other movie remakes discussed included Carrie and Let The Right One In, both starring Chloe Grace Moretz, Evil Dead, The Fly with Jeff Goldblum and Geena Davis, as well as A Nightmare on Elm Street featuring Jackie Earle Haley as the new Freddy Krueger. Other points discussion by the group were
In her mini-review, Vanessa recommended Nurse 3D starring Paz de la Huerta, now available on VOD and in limited theatrical release.
Horror Master John Carpenter and producer Sandy King join the hosts for fun discussions including his legacy as a horror filmmaker. Sandy got to elaborate more on the production side of things if it has become easier with the advent of new technology and social media, or more challenging. John has been focussing on music lately and is working on a project with Jean Michel Jarre.
Questions from Twitter and chatroom were asked and answered live by John Carpenter on air.
John Carpenter and Sandy King discussed their latest project, The Asylum with the ladies of Dread Central Live, and talked about how bringing worlds to life on the page differed from to the screen.
The interview ended with several speed round questions.