Episode 516: Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)

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We kick off a two-part discussion of John Carpenter with a look at his first proper feature film, Assault on Precinct 13. Father Malone (Dark Destinations) and Aaron Peterson (Hollywood Outsider) join Mike to look at the film and all of its various remakes (Ghosts of Mars, District B13, etc).

Troy Howarth talks about his new books, Assault on the System: The Nonconformist Cinema of John Carpenter, and Tommy Wallace discusses his work on Assault on Precinct 13 as well as many of his follow-up films.

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