Escape From New York

Luc Besson ordered to pay John Carpenter for plagiarising Escape From New York

Simon Brew News
Aug 1, 2016

Luc Besson's Lockout project had too many similarities to John Carpenter's Escape From New York, a court rules...

John Carpenter: analysing his style and growing influence

Ryan Lambie Feature
Feb 17, 2016

Quentin Tarantino cites John Carpenter as an influence. So what is it about his style that’s so appealing? Ryan takes a closer look...

Escape From New York remake lands Luther writer

Escape From New York (1981)
Simon Brew News
Oct 13, 2015

Neil Cross, of Luther, Doctor Who and Mama vintage, is to pen the Escape From New York remake...

110 movie remakes and reboots currently in the works

Simon Brew Rob Leane Feature
Aug 17, 2016

It's a big week for little things as The Little Mermaid and Little Women join our list of upcoming reboots and remakes...

Dredd: the best movie John Carpenter never made?

Tim George Feature
Feb 26, 2015

The thus-far sequel-less Dredd owes a debt of gratitude to the work of John Carpenter. And here's why...

Kurt Russell, John Carpenter, and the 1980s action hero

Aliya Whiteley Feature
Jan 15, 2015

Why Escape From New York, The Thing and Big Trouble In Little China show Kurt Russell and John Carpenter at their best.

Escape From New York remake moving ahead

Simon Brew News
Jan 14, 2015

John Carpenter joins the Escape From New York remake as executive producer, as Fox picks up the rights...

7 films inexplicably turned into board games

Alex Carter Odd List
Dec 27, 2014

Terminator 2, Escape From New York, and more films turned into very unlikely board games....

Shortlist revealed for the new Snake Plissken

Simon Brew News
Sep 1, 2014

The remake of John Carpenter's Escape From New York has narrowed down the search for Kurt Russell's replacement to three...

The rise and fall of Carolco

Ryan Lambie Feature
Mar 11, 2014

In the late 80s, Carolco was one of the biggest studios in Hollywood, but by 1995, it was gone. Ryan charts its dramatic rise and fall...

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