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The Best Movie You Never Saw: Nighthawks

Welcome to The Best Movie You NEVER Saw, a column dedicated to examining films that have flown under the radar or gained traction throughout the years, earning them a place as a cult classic or underrated gem that was either before it’s time and/or has aged like a fine wine. This week we’ll be looking at NIGHTHAWKS! THE STORY: International terrorist...
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04.21.2017
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Kurt Russell once pitched an 80s action star movie universe

The words “franchise” and “shared universe” is like catnip for movie studios now, as all of the big wigs are looking for ways to take the Marvel formula and work it into their own line-up of characters. I mean, who doesn’t want to see Tom Cruise teaming up with The Mummy to fight Frankenstein? However, the notion of a giant universe wasn’t always a...
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04.21.2017
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A film about that infamous 1981 Charles Manson interview is in the works

Many of us know that being the new kid in town can be a tough gig, though it appears as if the newly launched Bohemia Group is doing just fine for themselves. Who's that, you ask? Well, Bohemia Group Originals (BGO) is the recently formed production arm of Bohemia Group, a 25 year old international talent management company. Today, it's been announced via Variety that BGO is in the...
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04.12.2017
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Cast This: Snake Plissken (Escape from New York remake)

An update of John Carpenter 's ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK has been threatened several times over the course of a decade, initially with Gerard Butler planning to wear the eye-patch as iconic badass Snake Plissken. Directors like Len Wiseman , Brett Ratner and Breck Eisner briefly sat in the director's chair before departing. Those early attempts ultimately crashed like...
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03.29.2017
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Robert Rodriguez reportedly in talks to direct Escape from New York

We've known about 20th Century Fox's plan to remake John Carpenter 's ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK for some time, but it appears that the project is slowly moving forward as the studio narrows down their search for a director. Per Jeff Sneider of The Tracking Board , it seems that Robert Rodriguez will be the man for the job. Robert Rodriguez recently wrapped up...
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03.24.2017
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Max Landis to write & direct a remake of An American Werewolf in London

This summer Max Landis tweeted that " there's only one of my dad's movies I'd ever be willing to try to remake and I'm already doing it, " which led fans to believe that the younger Landis was working on a remake of AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON, especially when you take into account that one of his upcoming projects was code-named MOORS. It seems like our...
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11.07.2016
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The Best Movie You Never Saw: Michael Mann's Thief

Welcome to The Best Movie You NEVER Saw, a column dedicated to examining films that have flown under the radar or gained traction throughout the years, earning them a place as a cult classic or underrated gem that was either before it’s time and/or has aged like a fine wine. This week we’ll be looking at THIEF. THE STORY: Frank ( James Caan ) is a...
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08.12.2016
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Awfully Good Movies: Tarzan the Ape Man (Video)

Tarzan the Ape Man (1981) Director:  John Derek Stars:  Bo Derek, Richard Harris, Miles O'Keeffe The King of the Apes is returning to his rightful throne this weekend in THE LEGEND OF TARZAN, so Awfully Good Movies is celebrating by looking at MGM's failed 1981 reboot of Edgar Rice Burroughs' famed white ape: TARZAN THE APE MAN, starring...
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06.29.2016
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Cool Videos: Shot-for-shot remake of the Raiders of the Lost Ark trailer

Most of us can relate to re-enacting scenes from our favourite films in some form or another, be it with toys and models or by going the extra mile and filming a complete re-enactment. That was the case of three 11-year old boys from Mississippi who set out to produce a shot-for-shot adaption of Steven Spielberg 's classic RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK. Over the course of seven years,...
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06.02.2016
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Get Hard's Etan Cohen to write & direct Warner Bros.' Cannonball Run

Deadline is reporting that Warner Bros. has picked up the rights to THE CANNONBALL RUN franchise, and has set Etan Cohen to write and direct a new take on the film series. The studio isn’t describing this as a remake of the original Burt Reynolds movie from stuntman-turned-director Hal Needham , but rather a relaunch based on the famous Cannonball Baker...
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03.16.2016
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Escape From New York remake lands Luther creator to write screenplay

We've known an ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK remake was coming for awhile. 20th Century Fox has been high on getting this project off the ground, and, as we all know, when a studio really wants to do something, come hell or high water, they're making it happen. The key though isn't whether or not it's done at all; it's whether or not it's done well. And today Fox took a nice step in the right...
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10.12.2015
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FX legend and Oscar winner Rick Baker is retiring from the movie business

As Hollywood moves more and more towards CGI for all special effects needs, the use of practical make-up and animatronics has become as out-dated as cassette tapes and video stores. While directors like J.J. Abrams champion the practical for movies like STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS, the prevalence of digital continues to hammer the nail in the traditional FX coffin. With that being...
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05.28.2015
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