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A Die Hard Christmas

Are you a fan of the movie “Die Hard”? Do you see it as a Christmas movie or a movie that takes place during Christmas? Well whatever side you fall on a new book coming out will continue the debate. 267 more words


Trailer of the Week: Death Wish

I love trailers. I think there is a special skill to putting together a good trailer. It must capture the attention and entice an audience but give very little away so that the viewer doesn’t feel like they’ve already seen the movie. 357 more words


Die Hard: Villain and Hero

John Mcclane and Hans Gruber are opposites, and in far more ways then just that Mcclane is a cop and Gruber is a thief.

Mcclane is rooted in his American, New York born, identity, so much so that he cannot move when his wife gets a promotion. 370 more words

Killing John McClane: A Mental Health Journey

When it comes to mental health, for the last few years, I’ve been rather unhealthy. Depression and anxiety have crept in, stealing my joy, my sleep, and almost my life on a few occasions. 660 more words


A Heartfelt Letter to Hollywood

VHS Revival’s heartfelt letter to the plagiaristic hacks of Hollywood

2017 began as a year filled with promise and the chance to start anew, but alas, you did not get the memo. 695 more words

VHS Revival

Die Hard

Dir: John McTiernan, 1988


Launching its star, Bruce Willis, from television actor to A-list superstardom, Die Hard cemented Willis as a bona fide action star, on a par with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone. 663 more words

Films which inspired Metal Gear-Die Hard

“Die Hard” of course is the 1988 action film that propelled actor Bruce Willis-formerly of the drama moonlighting-into superstardom. Willis played John McClane, a NYPD police officer visiting his estranged wife for Christmas in her office complex in LA-when suddenly the building is seized by a group of villains-outwardly anarchists to their hostages, their victims, and the police that soon surround the building-but actually, in fact, they’re after the millions of dollars in the company vaults. 1,080 more words