Documentary Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films coming from Not Quite Hollywood creator

Drafthouse Films recently nabbed U.S. rights to Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films from Celluloid Nightmares. From acclaimed cult film documentarian Mark Hartley (Not Quite Hollywood, Machete Maidens Unleashed), Electric Boogaloo centers on the story of two Israeli-born, movie-obsessed cousins, Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus, who in pursuit of the American dream …
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The Magnificent Seven Blu-ray review

Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa’s 1954 epic The Seven Samurai is westernized in John Sturges’ thrilling adventure The Magnificent Seven. Academy Award Winner Yul Brynner plays Chris, a mercenary hired to protect a Mexican farming village from its annual invasion by bandit Calvera (Eli Wallach). The Magnificent Seven also featured landmark performances from Steve McQueen, Charles …
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The Mechanic remake gets guns… lots of guns

Simon West is directing Jason Statham, Ben Foster and Donald Sutherland in the long-in-development remake of The Mechanic, and a gun-filled poster for the project was released today on Cinematical. The film, based on one of the best cult action films of the 1970’s, centers on Arthur Bishop (Statham), a ‘mechanic’ – an elite assassin …
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Sylvester Stallone considering Death Wish remake

Sylvester Stallone told Empire that he’s been circling the possibility of doing a remake of the 1974 cult classic revenge thriller Death Wish. “I’m thinking about it… It’s a classic morality tale, where you take a civilized man and take away everything that matters to him so he becomes primitive again.” Michael Winner (The Mechanic, …
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