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6 items from 2016


Chris Carter has ideas for a Millennium revival

1 February 2016 8:40 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Having successfully relaunched The X-Files, creator Chris Carter has revealed that he would like to return to another of his former shows in the supernatural drama Millennium, although he’s yet to officially approach Fox about the idea.

“I have ideas how Millennium might come back but, it’s really, once again, it’s a Fox show,” said Carter during a press interview for The X-Files (via AICN). “They own it. It’s really up to them whether or not they would ever want to go down that road.”

Millennium starred Lance Henriksen as former FBI agent Frank Black, who has the ability to see inside the minds of criminals. The series premiered in 1996 but was cancelled after three seasons due to dwindling ratings. Henriksen would then reprise the role of a crossover with The X-Files in 1999. »

- Gary Collinson

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‘The Ninja Trilogy’ Blu-ray Review

31 January 2016 10:52 AM, PST | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Enter the Ninja

The film that heralded the start of the ninja craze in the West, Enter the Ninja was one of many martial arts action films made by the uber-prolific producers Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus after they purchased Cannon Films in the late 70s.

Directed by Golan, Enter the Ninja tells the story of Cole (Franco Nero), a Westerner who is trained in the art of ninjitsu in Japan. Finishing his training he heads the Philippines to visit his war buddy Frank Landers (Alex Courtney) and his newlywed wife Mary Ann (Susan George), who are the owners of farm which is under attack from unscrupulous businessman Charles Venarius (Christopher George) because – unbeknownst to the Landers – there’s a huge oil deposit under their land! Of course having Franco Nero’s ninja on their side means that the Landers can easily see off Venarius’ henchmen. That is until he »

- Phil Wheat

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Hitch Hike to Blu-ray with Kino Lorber and Raro!

22 January 2016 8:00 AM, PST | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

David Hess, Franco Nero, and a naked chick with a high-powered weapon in her hand all in the same movie? It just seems so right, and that’s exactly what we’re gonna get when Hitch Hike makes its way to Blu-ray… Continue Reading →

The post Hitch Hike to Blu-ray with Kino Lorber and Raro! appeared first on Dread Central. »

- Steve Barton

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Blu-ray Review – The Ninja Trilogy (Enter The Ninja, Revenge of the Ninja, Ninja III: The Domination)

18 January 2016 8:50 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Enter The Ninja / Revenge of the Ninja / Ninja III: The Domination, 1981/1983/1985.

Directed by Menahem Golan and Sam Firstenberg.

Starring Sho Kosugi, Franco Nero, Lucinda Dickey, Susan George, Christopher George, Arthur Roberts, Jordan Bennett and James Hong.

Synopsis:

The three Ninja films produced by 1980’s low-budget kings Cannon Films that like many of the studio’s films have become cult hits since their initial release.

“Before Menahem, I didn’t and I bet that millions of people didn’t know the word ‘Ninja'” said Boaz Davidson in Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films, 2015’s superb documentary on the crazy life and times of The Cannon Group, led by Israeli cousins Menahem Golan and Yorum Globus. The duo has bought Cannon Films in 1979 and went on to make their mark on American cinema and pop – culture through the 1980’s before going bust in 1994. They introduced us to any wild films, »

- Scott J. Davis

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Is There Life on Mars?

11 January 2016 8:29 AM, PST | www.culturecatch.com | See recent CultureCatch news »

I was gutted by the news shared by playwright/producer Jeff Cohen as he and I walked our dogs in Riverside Park early this morning. The Thin White Duke was no more. I struggled to understand the implications of losing a music hero. Rushing home, resigned to reality, I watched his two new videos, the one above and the ablum's title track which I featured on this website last week, both from his 28th studio album, ★(Blackstar), released this past week on January 8th, 2016, the date of Bowie's 69th birthday. As I watched "Lazarus" again, it all made sense.

"Lazarus" is clearly Bowie's epitaph, his final prophetic performance on this mortal coil...

Look up here / I'm in heaven I've got scars that can't be seen I've got drama that can't be stolen Everybody knows me now...

The coins on his eyes, the pallor of his skin, his frail body wrapped in a fashionalbe shroud. »

- Dusty Wright

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Quentin Tarantino’s ‘The Hateful Eight’ Wins Best Movie at Capri Hollywood Film Fest

3 January 2016 6:00 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Quentin Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight” won best movie honors at the Capri Hollywood Film Festival.

The Weinstein Co. release also won best actor for Samuel L. Jackson, best supporting actress for Jennifer Jason Leigh and best musical score for Ennio Morricone.

The awards were announced by Lina Wertmuller, honorary president of the festival, and Pascal Vicedomini, secretary general of the Institute Capri in the World.

The festival’s board includes Bille August; Bobby Moresco; Gianni Quaranta; Indian filmmaker Shekhar Kapur; film producers Aurelio De Laurentiis, Fulvio Lucisano and Marina Cicogna; Franco Nero; Andrea Purgatori; Mimmo Calopresti; Tony Renis; and Israeli singer Noa.

TWC’s “Carol” won best adapted screenplay for writer Phyllis Nagy and best production design for Judy Becker.  Costume designer Sandy Powell, who worked on “Carol,” received the Legend Award. Powell also won the best costumes award for “Cinderella.”

TWC co-chairman Harvey Weinstein said in a statement: »

- Dave McNary

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