Tag: kurtrussell

“The Thing” remains one of the all-time best meeting points of Science Fiction and Horror

In John Carpenter’s “The Thing”, the cold is not only a force of nature, it’s a grotesque animal in and of itself. Adapted and updated from the 1950’s Science Fiction classic “The Thing from Another World,” Carpenter’s retelling not only...

Now on Blu-ray: GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2's Daddy Issues Light Up Your TV Screen

When it was announced that cult film favorite James Gunn (Super, Dawn of the Dead, Slither) was going to take the reigns of Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, a segment of the film underground was taken aback. While the MCU...

Destroy All Monsters: The Abysmal Fathers Of GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2

My dad went in for surgery this week, which (Thor be praised) is a new experience for our family - the first hospital visit, the first recovery period, the first time dealing with that set of worries. And no need...

Review: DEEPWATER HORIZON, Heroes At the Mouth of Hell

Six years ago, nightmare images of an oil rig burning at night in the Gulf Coast seared themselves into memory. The fire raged high and furious against a pitch-black landscape, leaving one to wonder just what had happened ... and...

BRAWL IN CELL BLOCK 99: New Flick From BONE TOMAHAWK's S. Craig Zahler Begins Production

Exciting news for fans of S. Craig Zahler and his breakout debut film Bone Tomahawk. Zahler is back to work on his next film Brawl in Cell Block 99 and production has begun in New York. The production has also...

The Many Faces Of Kurt Russell

While I was looking through this week's premieres to find a likely candidate for the quiz, my eye fell on the Blu-ray releases, and spotted The Hateful Eight (see J. Hurtado's review). Which means that cinema releases this week be...

Now On Blu-ray: THE HATEFUL EIGHT, Tarantino's Latest Hits Home Video

After a fairly successful theatrical experiment over the holidays, Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight lands on Blu-ray this week, but does the film hold up at home? Well, yes and no. As is the case with any new film from...

Tarantino's THE HATEFUL EIGHT Rides Onto Home Video (3/29) & Digital HD (3/15)

Quentin Tarantino's controversial western, The Hateful Eight, lands on Blu-ray& DVD March 29th and VOD on March 15th. According to The Weinstein Company, we'll be getting the shorter release version at about 168 minutes, rather than the longer road show...

Have Your Say: What Is Your Favorite 21st Century Western?

Last week, Jane Got a Gun premiered, and both Bone Tomahawk and The Hateful Eight are still on their world tours. The so-called "westerns" are no longer as rare as they used to be. Clearly, that genre is currently decades...

Giveaway: Win A BONE TOMAHAWK Poster Signed By Kurt Russell

Man oh man. Did I save the best of my giveaways for last this week. We have an opportunity for one (1) lucky ScreenAnarchy reader to win a Bone Tomahawk poster signed. By everyone.Okay. Mostly everyone. The poster is signed...

Interview: THE HATEFUL EIGHT Los Angeles And New York Press Conferences

(WARNING: Quentin Tarantino dropped some fairly big spoilers while talking, and they're in this article...)Having "Misirlou" as your opening credits is just so intense it just says "you are watching an epic, you are watching this big old movie. Just...

Now On Blu-ray: BONE TOMAHAWK, DRAGON BLADE Lead New Releases

Headlining Blu-ray releases in North America this week, Kurt Russell stars in the sneaky Bone Tomahawk, which looks very much like a Western until it reveals its full palette of colors. Our founder and editor Todd Brown wrote: "Though certainly...

Review: THE HATEFUL EIGHT Takes Its Show On The Bloody Road

Quentin Tarantino is keeping count. Of his own filmography, that is. He has been for some time. On the poster for 2003's Kill Bill: Vol. 1, he prominently touted it as his 4th film. Seeing, however, that that 4th film was...

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2: Kurt Russell To Be Offered Role Of Chris Pratt's Father?

Sources close to The Wrap are saying that Kurt Russell (The Hateful Eight) will be offered the role of Chris Pratt's father in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, the sequel to Marvel's breakout hit from the Summer of 2014....

Have Your Say: Will You Go See THE HATEFUL EIGHT On 70MM, Or 4K, Or 42 Inch?

In a few weeks we can all go watch Quentin Tarantino's new western The Hateful Eight. And the director has a famously strong opinion on HOW you should go watch it: on the biggest possible screen, and specifically projected using...

Eight Clips From Tarantino's THE HATEFUL EIGHT

With Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight arriving on screens for Christmas much of the conversation has been dominated thus far by matters of format and Tarantino's push into 70mm projection - a conversation not at all helped by the utter...

Destroy All Monsters: THEEB vs. BONE TOMAHAWK (Film School In A Can)

Spoilers below for Bone Tomahawk and Theeb. Last week I caught up to S. Craig Zahler's Bone Tomahawk, which is being justly lauded as a terrific bit of under-the-radar genre storytelling well worth seeking out. I say "storytelling" instead of...

New THE HATEFUL EIGHT Trailer Features Brutality In The West

Quentin Tarantino protested police brutality recently, and his words have gotten him in hot water with police groups in the U.S. nationwide. The director has been unapologetic in his latest response, leading to a verbal standoff amidst calls for a...

Abertoir 2015 Boasts Impressive Asian Line-Up

Abertoir - The International Horror Festival Of Wales is one of the many such events around the world that gets an enthusiastic thumbs up from the folks here at ScreenAnarchy. Taking place in Aberystwyth from 10-15 November, this year's line-up...

Fantastic Fest 2015 Review: BONE TOMAHAWK Is One Of The Most Brutal Westerns Ever Put To Film

It appears safe to say that whatever medium he may be working in, Bone Tomahawk writer-director S Craig Zahler has a tendency to play things hard and dark. As a musician Zahler lives in the heavy and black metal worlds...