Great Job, Internet!: Revisit Escape From L.A. with GoodBadFlicks

John Carpenter is in the midst of a bit of renaissance at the moment. Many of his films are being re-released as special editions via the Scream Factory imprint. His longtime stills photographer, Kim Gottlieb-Walker, released a book called On Set With John Carpenter that featured behind-the-scenes photos from his early films. And beyond that, his influence is being felt more in current films: from his font (Albertus) being used in films like Late Phases and Housebound to the synth-heavy scores of Cold In July and The Guest. And recently, Fox won the rights to remake his seminal 1981 film, Escape From New York. In the midst of this reevaluation of the Master Of Horror’s work, it’s no surprise that one of his more overlooked films is feeling the spotlight.

Under his GoodBadFlicks YouTube channel, Cecil Trachenburg examines John Carpenter’s 1996 film Escape From L.A., the …

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