kurt russell

The Mighty Kurt Russell

The mighty Kurt Russell turned 70 years old on 17 March 2021. The iconic actor has had a long and varied career, starring in a variety of beloved cult classics and out-right global blockbusters. Russell brings a laid-back, blue-collar vibe to his [...]

March 17, 2021

Notebook Reviews: OVERBOARD

Garry Marshall – 1987 It’s almost impossible to give Overboard a bad review because it’s just so much fun. It’s immensely silly, but real-life couple Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell make the comedy work (they’re always [...]

November 30, 2020

Notebook Reviews: THE MEAN SEASON

Phillip Borsos – 1985 The Mean Season is a wildly under-rated (and largely forgotten) thriller starring Kurt Russell alongside an impressive supporting cast (Mariel Hemingway, Richard Jordan, Richard Masur, Joey Pantoliano and Andy García). [...]

November 17, 2020

Notebook Reviews: THE THING

John Carpenter – 1982 Director John Carpenter delivers a brilliant sci-fi/horror with this update of Christian Nyby and Howard Hawks‘ The Thing From Another World. The Thing is loaded with great performances and brilliant atmosphere. [...]

October 30, 2020

Notebook Reviews: BREAKDOWN

Jonathon Mostow – 1997  Breakdown is a nightmarish suspense thriller that builds brilliant tension throughout. Kurt Russell excels as the desperate everyman trying to find his missing wife. Director Jonathan Mostow‘s film has shades of [...]

October 22, 2020

Uncovering Curiosities: Tom Eberhardt’s NIGHT OF THE COMET

Night Of The Comet hits all the right notes as a post-apocalyptic-horror-comedy. It’s not the best cult film to come out of the ‘80s low-budget horror scene, but it gets marks for trying. Tom Eberhardt writes and directs with enough enthusiasm [...]

October 2, 2020

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