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Director | John Carpenter, Part 2: The Studio Quartet

With the summer 1982 release of The Thing, John Carpenter finally fully arrived in Hollywood; he’d made a studio picture. And he didn’t come alone. 2,070 more words

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Big Trouble in Little China vs. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

I’ve heard it said that 1986’s Big Trouble in Little China was ahead of its time. It introduced American audiences to Asian mysticism and style of filmmaking before they were ready to embrace them in a big-budget action film. 2,243 more words


"This is gonna take cracker jack timing, Wang"

I’ve been debating doing  a weekly (or bi-weekly) film review of films I love (or hate) or possibly films I’m seeing for the first time despite how long it has been out. 173 more words


Shut Up, Mr. Burton

In Big Trouble in Little China, we follow truck driver Jack Burton—played by Kurt Russell doing a John Wayne impersonation cranked up to 11—as he visits some buddies in San Francisco’s Chinatown after a long haul. 831 more words

20s Something Stupid Spending

I will be turning the ripe old age of 34 this year and that has given me a few years to reflect on spending I did in my twenties before I met my wife. 1,223 more words

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