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Leper movies provide healthy lessons for life

...miraculous healing. LESSON LEARNED: Leprosy might not be funny, but ex-lepers are hysterical. THE FOG (1980): This John Carpenter film is about a quiet California costal town that is terrorized by a mysterious fog carrying the vengeful, and violent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/27/uhl_501680.shtml
Steven Uhles
Some films are classics despite poor special effects

...powerful statement, particularly in its original edit. DARK STAR (1974): This sci-fi comedy marked the debut of John Carpenter, who would go on to direct Halloween and The Thing . Working with a limited budget, Mr. Carpenter wasn't able...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/24/uhl_466790.shtml
Steven Uhles
New home-video releases

...what's new in home DVD and video release and a calendar of what's coming: THE FOG (SONY, $28.95): Producer John Carpenter oversees a remake of his 1980 horror tale about a town tormented by its dark past one night when a fog rolls in from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/26/mov_49697.shtml
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Directors get creepy on Showtime's anthology series

...John Landis ("An American Werewolf in London"), John Carpenter ("Halloween"), Tobe Hooper ("The Texas Chain...each other for years," recalls Landis. "I knew John Carpenter when he was a film student at USC and Joe Dante when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/28/tel_16653.shtml
Television | UGA
Horror fans lift 'The Fog' to box-office lead

...will get bad reviews. Yet the movie, a remake of John Carpenter's 1970s ghost story of dead sailors terrorizing...in the sense it's a remake of a classic film of John Carpenter's and had a hot cast," said Rory Bruer, head...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/17/mov_12914.shtml
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Debra Hill, "Halloween" writer-producer, dead at 54

...more information would be made available later Monday. Hill's big break came in horror films when she and director John Carpenter co-wrote the genre's modern classic, "Halloween." The 1979 film, also directed by Carpenter and produced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/08/ent_446714.shtml
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Conflicts of others can be very entertaining

...ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13: In 1976, before he had earned his stripes as one of cinema's great frighteners, director John Carpenter (Halloween, The Thing) made this low-budget thriller about a police station under siege. On Wednesday, a remake...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/21/ent_440506.shtml
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At the Movies: 'Assault on Precinct 13'

The phrase "cult classic" has been used to describe the original "Assault on Precinct 13," John Carpenter's 1976 urban Western about cops and criminals banding together inside a police station against a multicultural siege of gang...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/20/mov_440451.shtml
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Xtreme calendar

...precinct as bandits seek to kill a mobster (Lawrence Fishburne) in jail in Assault on Precinct 13, a remake of a 1976 John Carpenter film. Friday GRAB SOME POPCORN or an aisle seat and watch Ice Cube take on two preteens bent on terrorizing their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/18/xtr_440293.shtml
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People in the News

...thriller movie set for release in January. "Assault on Precinct 13" is a remake of the 1976 cult classic directed by John Carpenter, which was set in Los Angeles. The 2005 version, set in Detroit, is directed by Jean-Francois Richet ("All...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/25/ent_435449.shtml
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