Everything You Never Knew About The Making Of Escape From New York

How did Escape From New York become one of the greatest cult movies of all time? It was sheer luck that this film even got made — and a similar amount of luck was involved in Kurt Russell surviving the filming. Here are all the weirdest secrets, and wildest adventures, from the making of John Carpenter's classic film. » 5/28/14 11:27am 5/28/14 11:27am

Every single time Kurt Russell acted confused in Big Trouble In Little…

Two weeks ago, I was watching Big Trouble In Little China with my brother, who hadn't seen the movie in years. "Man," he noted. "Kurt Russell really loves shouting nonsense at no one in particular." » 10/29/11 7:15am 10/29/11 7:15am

Quite Possibly the Most Uncomfortable "Coming Out" Scene from Any…

Okay, so the "Have you tried not being a mutant" scene from X-Men 2 was pretty squirm-inducing (in a good way). But when it comes to uncomfortable "coming out" scenes in superhero movies, you can't really beat this moment from Disney's Sky High. In which the dad — Kurt Russell! — gets so pissed he practically… » 8/12/11 5:30pm 8/12/11 5:30pm

Timothy Olyphant for Snake Plissken. It could happen!

Director Breck Eisner is itching to work with his Crazies lead Timothy Olyphant again, but does this mean there's a spot for him in Eisner's upcoming Escape From New York remake? Sounds like there's a chance. » 6/24/10 7:00am 6/24/10 7:00am

Kurt Russell Is The Private Eye For The Underworld

Kurt Russell will always be a bad-ass in our eyes, so we're happy that he's continuing his "take no shit" legacy in the movie Undying, where he plays a private dick who's forced into a strange dimension. » 5/13/10 10:30am 5/13/10 10:30am

Kurt Russell's Awkward Han Solo Audition Tape

We knew Kurt Russell was up for the role of Han in Star Wars, but this hilarious audition video managed to sneak under our radar. It's strange and almost wrong, watching Russell's take on a good-guy Han Solo. [via Cinematical] » 11/02/09 7:30am 11/02/09 7:30am

David Cronenberg May Direct Ultra-Violent Time-Travel Remake

David Cronenberg (The Fly, Crash) is in talks to direct the American remake of the Sundance scifi crime movie Timecrimes, according to original director Nacho Vigalondo. Which would be amazing news for Timecrimes as Cronenberg could bring a lot grit and darkness to the American version, as long as it's not as… » 5/14/08 8:20am 5/14/08 8:20am

Own Your Own Thing From 'The Thing'

If you haven't seen John Carpenter's classic The Thing, which shows you just how scary a remote Antarctic ice station can be when a parasitic alien thaws out, you should. If you have seen it, then you'll recognize this sucker designed by FX whiz Rob Bottin. Remember when Kurt Russell starts testing everyone's blood to… » 3/03/08 4:00pm 3/03/08 4:00pm

Must See: The Thing

Must-see movies are futuristic classics that shouldn't be missed. Of course, not every must-see is perfect. That's why we've rated them 1-5 on the patented "crunchy goodness" scale. Written by James Rocchi.

Title: John Carpenter's The Thing
Date: 1982

Vitals: John Carpenter's remake of the 1951 sci-fi chiller The… » 10/01/07 5:08pm 10/01/07 5:08pm

Must See: Stargate

Must-see movies are futuristic classics that shouldn't be missed. Of course, not every must-see is perfect. That's why we've rated them 1-5 on the patented "crunchy goodness" scale.

Title: Stargate
Date: 1994

Vitals: Military scientists discover a "gate" that connects Earth with another world, whose culture… » 9/30/07 9:26pm 9/30/07 9:26pm