It was in 1998 when a 29-year old director by the name of Brett Ratner brought together an unlikely pairing of martial arts guru Jackie Chan and fast talker Chris Tucker. While it may have looked like a quirky attempt to replicate Lethal Weapon on the surface, Rush Hour took on its own identity, pullingin [...]
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Now here’s a catalog flick that is a definite must-own for my Blu-ray collection. Merry Christmas Brian. Warner Home Video has announced a December 7th Blu-ray release date for the New Line movie Rush Hour. This Brett Ratner action comedy stars the martial arts of Jackie Chan and the hilarious antics of Chris Tucker. These two [...]
Back in the early 90′s, several comic book companies were trying to secure their foothold in the industry. Comics were selling, but not necessarily at the volume they are today. The aggressive onslaught of comic book movies has only helped this surge in book sales, but twenty years ago, Marvel, Dark Horse, and DC didn’t [...]
For all of you familiar with my former TOP 5 list, you’re aware that my opinion on video game to film adaptations, like most of you, is fairly luke-warm. My feeling isn’t that they lack potential but need a strong and passionate director behind the scenes to execute it successfully. After a recent IGN article [...]