In the mid-to-later eighties, Carolco was riding high on a steady diet of action movies. Midway through the next decade, it collapsed. The story has been told in bits and pieces across various articles here at Le Blog. 41 more words
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Sticking with the piratical theme, Cutthroat Island (1995) was on Film4 a couple times this week, so I set my recorder to catch it, fully expecting to check out as soon as the characters left port and sailed off in search of buried treasure (if not sooner)… but, once again, I got drawn in by the action, and saw it through to the end. 339 more words
Cutthroat Island (Carolco Pictures, 1995)
This box office flop was a romantic comedy action adventure film starring Geena Davis, Matthew Modine and Frank Langella.
Plagued by a troubled and chaotic production that included multiple rewrites and recasts and mixed reviews, Cutthroat Island was the final film from Carolco Pictures before it closed. 90 more words