HBO’s original programming was still in its infancy, so the film, which debuted on Sunday, July 28th, plays as a barely more graphic version of a network offering, which is fine anyway; Blackout offers enough story and characterization to diminish any desire for extra blood or sleaze.
Once more, to our faux TV Guide:
Blackout (Sunday, check local listings for the 42 of you who have HBO)
Following a horrific car accident,
The leisurely paced yet consistently involving narrative focuses primarily on Jake Haynes (Jake La Botz), a taciturn ex-convict and unaccomplished musician who’s introduced while on his way back home to Palestine to see his long-estranged father, Henry (Michael Beck, the erstwhile hunk from “The Warriors
"When you're making a movie, you're just working, you don't think 'cult classic,
That’s according to Deadline, confirming that the hour-long drama series will offer a new, seralized spin on Walter Hill’s cult classic that released all the way back in 1979 – itself a big-screen take on Sol Yurick’s 1965 novel of the same name. No director is currently attached to the project, though the outlet assures that the Russo brothers plan to “honor the original film while adding its own unique brand of grit, pulp, sex and violence.”
Set against a New York City on the brink of social revolt, The Warriors chronicles a raging turf war that spans from Coney Island to the Bronx and everywhere in between. Michael Beck, James Remar, Dorsey Wright and Brian Tyler
The Warriors will be a one-hour drama that reimagines the original movie directed by Walter Hill. That film was based on the seminal coming-of-age novel by Richard Price. According to Deadline, the show will honor the original storyline, while bringing in the Russo's 'unique brand of grit, pulp, sex and violence.'
Writer Frank Baldwin will be helping with scripting duties on The Warriors, working alongside the Russo Brothers on each episode. As of now,
The original cast of The Warriors met back up on the Q Train on September 13, taking one last ride together into Coney Island. There, hundreds of fans awaited the street soldiers. It was these same fans who had organized this event in a Diy push to reunite the stars all in one place.
Stars Michael Beck (boss-warrior Swan), David Harris (Cochise), Dorsey Wright (Cleon), Terry Michos (Vermin) and Thomas G Waites (Fox) jumped on the Q Train to recreate their final subway ride home to Coney Island.
Walter Hill's 1979 film centres on a street gang falsely blamed for the death of Gramercy Riffs leader Cyrus. They must find a way through the violent streets of Manhattan and the Bronx to get home.
The cast returned to Coney Island on September 13 for a fan-organised celebration for the film. The event saw one fan journey in from Scotland, while kids were spotted dressed up like the Baseball Furies gang.
"These subways are different than they were in 1978," Beck told Rolling Stone.
"I just love being here with all the fans. I see kids coming here, 8 years old, and I go,
David Harris (Cochise), Dorsey Wright (Cleon), Terry Michos (Vermin) and Thomas G. Waites (Fox
Chicago – The Hollywood Show is back, and all your favorite TV and movie stars are available to meet, take pictures with and get autographs. The 2015 Chicago edition is May 1 through 3, with Saturday the 2nd and Sunday the 3rd the celebrity appearance days. HollywoodChicago.com was there for the 2014 Show, and captured some Exclusive Portraits of the type of celebrities the Hollywood Show brings directly to the fans.
Scheduled to appear at the 2014 Hollywood Show include the dynamic duo from the 1966 Batman TV show, Adam West and Burt Ward (Saturday only); Henry “Fonzie” Winkler (Saturday), “Chips” stars Larry Wilcox and Erik Estrada; Louise Fletcher from “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”; Linda Blair from “The Exorcist”; secondary cast members from the popular film “A League of Their Own”; and for the first time some legendary sports celebrities like Bobby Hull (Chicago Black
The Warriors screens this Friday and Saturday nights (June 6th and 7th) at midnight at the Tivoli Theater as part of their ‘Reel Late at the Tivoli’ Midnight series.
Walter Hill stylized 1979 modern urban-fantasy adventure The Warriors has overcome the test of time and is now a cult classic – and not without a good reason. This action-packed movie, set in a stylish semi-futuristic version of 70s New York, is roller-coaster ride that never slows down for a second.
“The Warriors” are a gang that has its home in Coney Island. One night, Cyrus, the leader of the biggest gang in NYC, the Bronx-based “Grammercy Riffs” invites 9 delegates of each gang in NYC to a meeting hoping to establish peace & collaboration between gangs. During the meeting at the Bronx, Cyrus is murdered, and soon everyone blames the
For the hell of it, let’s recast other notoriously bad movies for potential biopics.
Julianne Moore as Faye Dunaway as Joan Crawford
Chloe Grace Moretz as Diana Scarwid as Christina Crawford
Now this! This is the remake that Julianne Moore and Chloe Grace Moretz were made for. While the
Oh the 80s, how I love thee so… From the fashion and the music to the video games and the movies. And oh, what movies! From the decades big blockbusters to the direct-to-vhs dross that clogged video store shelves I loves me some 80s flicks. So when two of the decades most infamous flicks get re-released on DVD I just knew I had to check them out… First up, Megaforce!
I’ll admit, Megaforce passed me by back in the day, during the 80s I was all about the cheesy horror and anything Star Wars-esque. But, like any movie fan, the film’s reputation had not gone unnoticed by me… The film stars Barry Bostwick as Ace Hunter, leader of a mercenary army force who uphold peace,
Operation Condor: Armour Of God II (1991)
Global adventurer Asian Hawk (Jackie Chan) comes to Europe in search of the ‘Armour of God’, a magical relic from the Crusades. He hopes he can use it to bargain for the freedom of his girlfriend from a deadly cult. With his trusty companion (Andy Tam) by his side, his quest takes him from one perilous adventure to another. Directed by Jackie Chain himself, who performed all his own stunts, it was regarded as one of the most expensive films at the time. The third instalment of the Armour of God adventures,
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