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Tag Archive for 'Walter Hill'

The Assignment (Blu-ray Review)

Its kind of a crazy world that we live in now with some of our legendary directors. William Friedkin (Director of The Exorcist and The French Connection) can’t get funding to make films, Martin Scorsese’s big reunion with Robert DeNiro and Joe Pesci that also has Al Pacino will be on Netflix and someone like […]

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Forgotten Friday Flick – “Southern Comfort”

Having recently watched another oldie but goodie in remembrance of the late great Powers Boothe (the previous being Extreme Prejudice!), I thought why not throw it up this week to keep the tribute going – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick!  Today’s hidden gem was the first collaboration between famed Director Walter Hill and the brilliant […]

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Forgotten Friday Flick – “Extreme Prejudice” (In Memory of Powers Boothe)

With the passing of the Powers Boothe this week a tribute to the iconic actor for any fan of great film is a movie must.  But since his best work in my opinion has already been given the past picture royal treatment via former movie home (see the Forgotten Friday Flick review of John Boorman’s […]

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Don’t TRESPASS At The CARWASH WHERE THE BUFFALO ROAM For Shout! Select’s NEXT MOVIE(s)!

This June, Shout! Factory is proud to present four additions to Shout Select, a line of movie releases shining a spotlight on the essentials in film. Trespass, Car Wash, Cheech and Chong’s Next Movie and Where the Buffalo Roam all come to Blu-ray for the first time, complete with bonus features including new interviews with […]

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Streets Of Fire – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Walter Hill’s cult classic rock n’ roll fable Streets of Fire is finally making its way to Blu-ray in the United States after previously only being available in the UK and Germany among other countries that seem to get the cool stuff way before us. But, for the patient (Or not region free), the waiting […]

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Walter Hill’s STREETS OF FIRE – Collector’s Edition Arrives May 16th!

From acclaimed writer-director Walter Hill comes the stylish rock-and-roll fable, starring Michael Paré (The Virgin Suicides), Diane Lane (Man of Steel), Rick Moranis (Ghostbusters) and Amy Madigan (The Dark Half). Amid a brooding rock & roll landscape, the Bombers motorcycle gang, led by the vicious Raven Shaddock (Willem Dafoe), kidnap diva Ellen Aim (Diane Lane). […]

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Michelle Rodriguez Is On THE ASSIGNMENT June 6th!

The Assignment, the jaw-dropping audacious revenge thriller from legendary director Walter Hill (The Warriors, 48 Hrs.), starring Michelle Rodriguez and Golden Globe® winner Sigourney Weaver (Best Actress, Motion Picture – Drama, Gorillas in the Mist: The Adventure of Dian Fossey; 1989; Best Supporting Actress, Motion Picture, Working Girl, 1989,) heads home to Blu-ray™ Combo Pack […]

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Interview: Legendary Director Walter Hill Talks The Assignment, Ry Cooder and A Career Of Memorable Movies

In terms of iconic directors with a rich filmography to die for, nobody is more notable than the legendary Walter Hill.  A seasoned filmmaker with a long list of bold flicks (his first flick right out of the gate was Hard Times with the equally cool Charles Bronson!), huge hits (48 Hrs. introduced an already talented […]

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Forgotten Friday Flick – “Blue City”

With October filled with scare cinema and December an awards heavy film time, November is a fine time shed some good old-fashioned movie guilt – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick!  Are there films you love that you tell no one about?  Movies with cheesy acting, deplorable dialogue and plot twists you can drive a Mack […]

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The Blu-ray Format Takes A Bullet To The Head

Are you ready to experience full-throttle revenge and digital blood spray like none other, then get ready for the legendary Sylvester Stallone’s Bullet to the Head when it debuts on the Blu-ray and Digital Download formats this July from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group.  Thinking back, I think this was the very last movie I […]

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‘Bullet To The Head’ Is Another Silly 80s Throwback (Movie Review)

The early 2013 action trifecta continues with Sly Stallone’s latest offering, Bullet to the Head.  Arnold delivered some fun with The Last Stand and Bruce Willis is set to deliver some more “Yippee Ki Yays” in a couple weeks, so for now, here is a Stallone vehicle that was pushed back almost a year and […]

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The Long Riders (Blu-ray Review)

Jesse James and his gang of outlaws ride again with a clever gimmick.  Four sets of acclaimed actor brothers David, Keith and Robert Carradine, James and Stacy Keach, Dennis and Randy Quaid, and Christopher and Nicholas Guest each depict real-life siblings in emotionally charged portrayals of the Old West’s legendary bandits.  The notorious James-Younger gang […]

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Johnny Handsome (Blu-ray Review)

When this movie was released in 1989 it I don’t remember hearing about it and I’d never seen it until now.  At the time of this movie’s release, Mickey Rourke was near the beginning of his career freefall after a decade of hits.  After this movie failed, his rollercoaster career began which is a shame […]

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