Tag: walterhill

Critical Distance: THE ASSIGNMENT, Man-Made Women

Impeccably made and persuasively acted, The Assignment is a thriller that's a throwback to director Walter Hill's prime period in the late 70s and 80s. It never throws off the stink of its odious premise, but it's so otherwise entertaining...

Interview: Director Walter Hill on THE ASSIGNMENT, Star Quality, and the Late Bill Paxton

With a career that started early as Steve McQueen’s screenwriter, Walter Hill has more than made his mark on American cinema.  The writer of The Getaway and Alien, and director of Hard Times, The Warriors, 48 Hours, Streets of Fire, Wild...

Jackie Chan, Charles Bronson Join Masters of Cinema in April

Eureka Entertainment just announced that martial arts classic Drunken Master will be joining the Masters of Cinema series in April, together with Walter Hill's Hard Times starring Charles Bronson and James Coburn. Sexy coming-of-age cult favourite The Blue Lagoon will...

The Russo Brothers Invite You to 'Come Out And Play' With Their TV Adaptation of Cult Classic THE WARRIORS

Deadline has just reported that Captain America directors Anthony and Joe Russo are going to adapt Walter Hill's 1979 cult classic film The Warriors into a one-hour drama series for Paramount and Hulu. Paramount released the original film.   The...

AnarchyVision: Talking WARM BODIES, STAND UP GUYS, BULLET TO THE HEAD & Football Fun

This week's Twitchvision chat was done from the home theatre where I've assembled a crack team of football watchers. Timed almost perfectly with a power outage at the NOLA Superdome, I was on air talking about the Walken/Pacino/Arkin buddy pic...

Review: BULLET TO THE HEAD Offers Up Cinematic Cotton Candy

Bullet To The Head is more than just a Walter Hill project, or the newest movie starring the resurgent Sylvester Stallone. It's also shaped by the firm hand of producer Joel Silver, a man not known for keeping his cards...

First Five Movies: Director Walter Hill, From HARD TIMES to SOUTHERN COMFORT

The first five films directed by Walter Hill -- whose latest effort, Bullet in the Head, opens on Friday, Feb. 1 -- reflect a rich diversity of historical periods and display a recognizably lean, laconic style. It's a style that...

There And Back Again: ScreenAnarchy Survives The 14th Butt-Numb-A-Thon

For my second year in a row, I made my way down to Austin, Texas, home of the infamous celebration of Movie Geekery known as Butt-Numb-a-Thon. This was the fourteenth iteration of this mad festival, what amounts to an...

Stallone Delivers Firepower, Axes, Bullets And Bodies In New BULLET TO THE HEAD Trailer

The soundtrack to Walter Hill's Bullet To The Head has a message for you. Sylvester Stallone is a badass, apparently, and in case the visuals aren't enough to convince you of that the soundtrack is there to make it explicit....

And Now Sly's Got A Gun: The BULLET TO THE HEAD Trailer Drops

Not to be outdone by his Expendables teammates on the eve of their action-geezer redux flick opening (First it was JCVD, Scott Adkins & Lundgren with the trailer for Universal Solider: Day of Reckoning, and then Arnold with The Last...