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John Travolta Will Star In A Taken-Esque Revenge Story From The Director Of 'The Scorpion King'

Liam Neeson’s Taken clone Run All Night opened with $11 million a few weeks ago and Sean Penn’s Taken clone The Gunman debuted to an even worse $5 million this past weekend, so I suppose the obvious solution was to try another non- 203 more words

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The Dream of Solidarity

A Nightmare on Elm Street Part III (Chuck Russell, 1987)

Popular culture relies on repetition with difference and there is perhaps no subgenre that is quite so repetitive as the slasher – the crime in the past, the discrete/isolated setting, the gender ambiguous and curiously mobile villain and their double the gender ambiguous final girl, the increasing number of unmissed teen victims… A Nightmare on Elm Street Part III (Chuck Russell, 1987) sees Wes Craven’s return to the franchise, along with Nancy (Heather Lagenkamp) and Donald Thompson (John Saxon). 242 more words

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The Mask

Possibly the best classic Jim Carrey film though belongs to that of director Chuck Russell, with his 1994 released film The Mask.

Based on a comic book, also entitled  397 more words

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"The Blob" (1988) REVIEW

With a crew like Chuck Russell and Frank Darabont, make-up by Tony Gardner, and a cast including Kevin Dillon and Shawnee Smith (and Del Close and Bill Moseley), how can you go wrong? 156 more words

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Simon West Set to Direct Remake of The Blob

Who doesn’t love THE BLOB? That shapeless, spineless, amorphous killing mass? I grew up watching Steve McQueen battling the ooze with a ‘tude and I also loved the sequel. 381 more words

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The Mask

The Mask (1994) (101 mins)

Director – Chuck Russell

Starring – Jim Carrey, Cameron Diaz, Peter Greene

Premise – Stanley Ipkiss is transformed into the magical greenheaded superhero when he puts on a mysterious mask and gets caught in a lot of trouble as a result of it. 1,233 more words

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Gelatin Lover

Confession: I’ve never properly watched the original THE BLOB nor the Larry Hagman-directed belated sequel, which I must admit I’m very curious about. But curiosity finally prodded us to run Chuck Russell’s 1988 remake, mainly on the strength of Frank Darabont’s co-writing credit, and a surprisingly respectable piece of work it is. 407 more words

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