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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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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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New details emerge about the Escape from New York remake that is happening

Now, I'm not opposed to remakes outright. Some are as good, if not superior, to their originals. This includes John Carpenter 's own THE THING, a remake of the 1951 horror film THE THING FROM ANOTHER WORLD. However, to be fair, remakes are also often r eally terrible , like the remake of John Carpenter 's THE FOG or his own remake of THE VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED. This is...
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12.05.2016
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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Ghostbusters, It, Mad Max, Scream

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...
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09.16.2016
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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Chucky, Finding Dory, The Joker

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...
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06.25.2016
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Top 10 Worst Movie Presidents of All Time

The United States is currently in the middle of one of the most bizarre Presidential elections in history. Whether you lean Republican or Democrat, chances are you have some truly negative things to say about who is running for the leader of the country. Still, there are definitely worse candidates out there. Looking at film history, here is a ranking of the ten worst movie Presidents. Some of...
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06.03.2016
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John Carpenter wins plagiarism case against EuropaCorp & Lockout filmmakers

2012's LOCKOUT starring Guy Pearce has been described by more than a few as an ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK ripoff, and apparently director John Carpenter didn't take too kindly to how much the filmmakers "borrowed" from his movie for their sci-fi actioner. Carpenter has won a plagiarism suit against production company EuropaCorp and screenwriters Luc Besson , Stephen...
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10.16.2015
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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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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Batman, Frankenstein, Han Solo, LOTR

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...
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05.23.2015
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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Evil Dead, Scream, Space Ghost

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...
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04.25.2015
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This Week in Blu-ray / DVD Releases: Taken 3, Cake, Escape From New York

This Week: Pulling the plug on Taken, Jennifer Aniston cuts deep with Cake, and going back to the future (of 1997) with Escape From New York. ► ‘Taken 2’ was already too much of a good thing, but TAKEN 3 ? It’s not hard to see why Liam Neeson is winding down his action movie career – he’s getting too...
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04.21.2015
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