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Director John McTiernan set to direct action pic Red Squad this spring

It's been 11 years since John McTiernan released BASIC, his last film since the long turmoil of a seven-year legal battle began, which ultimately ended in a one-year jail sentence, which he is currently serving. However, the action auteur of such films as DIE HARD, PREDATOR, THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER, and THE 13TH WARRIOR is not out of the game entirely. McTiernan is expected to...

C'mon Hollywood: Save John McTiernan!

Let me say, first and foremost, that I am by no means a legal expert. You wouldn’t go to an auto mechanic to fix your garage door, nor should you come to a movie geek for legal advice. Good? All right. Now, most of us are aware of the huge impact that director John McTiernan has had on film. Some may try to downplay it, but the fact remains that he’s directed two of the...

Cool Videos: Director John McTiernan discusses his cinematic language

It's been nearly 10 years since director John McTiernan has delivered a new film, due largely to the legal snafu he's involved in with Anthony Pelicano (which will likely result in a year of jail time if his last appeal to the Supreme Court doesn't go through).  Although that case has stifled the filmmaker from making any new films, there is a healthy roster of hits, most notably the...
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