Empire of the Sun, an underappreciated Oscar-nominated classic, marks the 35th anniversary of its theatrical release in 1987. In another universe, Steven Spielberg would be producing a David Lean epic set during WWII. With Lean busy at the time, Spielberg ended up directing the film. The end result is one of his most serious films of the 1980s. The film marked the first time that the city of Shanghai opened its doors for a major…"Empire of the Sun Marks 35th Anniversary"
Tag: Joe Pantoliano
The Goonies, the classic 1985 adventure film originating in the mind of Steven Spielberg, is now available on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray. Steven Spielberg had a hell of a year in 1985. He directed The Color Purple. The fimmaker also produced a pair of films that would become household classics: The Goonies and Back to the Future. Spielberg also produced the Barry Levinson-directed Young Sherlock Holmes. The first film to make its arrival on 4K…"The Goonies Arrives On 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray"
Bad Boys for Life reunites Will Smith and Martin Lawrence in the Miami-set action-comedy and doesn’t stray too far from Bayhem. If you read nothing more, please know that there is only a mid-credits scene. Outside of that, there is no scene at the end of the film. Mike Lowrey (Will Smith) and Marcus Burnett (Martin Lawrence) are back for what is being marketed as their last ride. Will it actually be their last ride? …"Bad Boys for Life Still Has Gas In The Tank"
Earlier this month, The Fugitive marked its 25th anniversary since its theatrical release in 1993. The critically acclaimed film manages to hold up so many years later. The three main players are Dr. Richard Kimble (Harrison Ford), U.S. Marshal Samuel Gerard (Tommy Lee Jones), and one-armed man Fredrick Sykes (Andreas Katsulas). Aside from some minor changes, the film mostly plays out like the television series it’s based on. Kimble, a cardiovascular surgeon, is wrongfully accused of…"The Fugitive celebrates 25 years"
There’s something special about watching Bound for the first time with the presence of one of the film’s directors, Lana Wachowshi, in the theater. Wachowski was present for a Q&A following the retrospective 35mm screening during the 2018 Cinepocalypse Genre Film Festival. Bound, which marked the feature directorial debut for the Wachowski sisters, changes up the game for mob thrillers. Fronted by two women, Corky (Gina Gershon) and Violet (Jennifer Tilly), the men more or…"Cinepocalypse 2018: Bound with Lana Wachowski"