When someone thinks of John Carpenter’s Big Trouble in Little China, they think of the image above. It’s from the theatrical one sheet that was originally drawn by iconic artist Drew Struzan and now, it’s being re-released in a whole new way.
First came news of the Big Trouble in Little China-Escape From New York crossover comic. Now, more excitement for Jack Burton fanatics: Big Trouble in Little China the Game is coming next year. Not a video game, to be clear. This will be an old-school tabletop game with its own miniatures and room for up to six…
The world may be full of bad news, but here’s a glimmer of joy, especially if you’re a fan of Kurt Russell and John Carpenter’s cinematic collaborations. Cult antiheroes Jack Burton and Snake Plissken will meet on the pages of a comic from Boom! Studios, and with the full approval of Carpenter.
Chris Evans wants in on Spider-Man: Homecoming. A Flash star hints that the season finale has a big connection to the future of Legends of Tomorrow. EA wants to make a Mirror’s Edge TV show happen. Plus, new footage from X-Men: Apocalypse, and new pictures from Game of Thrones. To me, my Spoilers!
We don’t know who Star-Lord’s father is in the Marvel Cinematic Universe quite yet, but we may know who’s playing him—the current rumor is that director James Gunn wants Kurt Russell to play the mysterious sire of Peter Quill for the much-anticipated Marvel sequel.
Some alleged Force Awakens merchandise teases a slight cosmetic update for C-3PO. Dwayne Johnson discusses the reaction to the Big Trouble In Little China reboot. Plus Vincent D’Onofrio talks Jurassic World, Noah Wyle hashes out Falling Skies, and there’s a clip from iZombie’s season finale. To Me, My Spoilers!
It was inevitable, but it’s still a bummer. Fox will remake John Carpenter’s amazing, way-ahead-of-its-time action flick Big Trouble in Little China, with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson attached to star as Jack Burton, originally played by Kurt Russell.
If you've somehow dismissed Afterlife with Archie as "America's Favorite Teenagers" finally getting around to "America's Favorite Apocalyptic-Inducing Monsters, " you're wrong. It's more Walking Dead than Scooby Doo, but without TWD's gruesome need to constantly outdo its own violence.
You know what ol' Jack Burton always says at a time like this? HELL YEAH. Boom Studios has — very cryptically — announced they're making a comic based on John Carpenter's 1986 masterpiece Big Trouble in Little China with this awesome image of Jack Burton by The Goon's Eric Powell.
You've seen the queen from Aliens many times before. But check out our exclusive first look at Mondo's new poster art, which aims to show you the ultimate version of the queen. Artist Jason Edmiston tells us his goal is to make it look as though the queen came and posed for him.
Heroes are usually larger than life, but sometimes it’s the person standing next to them that casts the bigger shadow. While main heroes usually get top-billing, but they can often be too boring, too troubled, or even too dumb to save the day. Thankfully, here are 11 sidekicks that pick up the slack — often doing a…
The coolest science fiction movies are often ones which unscrew your head and then screw it back on, slightly askew. But a select few movies go even further, pouring some rainbow soup into your head while it's still semi-detached. This weekend sees the release of John Dies at the End, which is part of a proud…
Many of our favorite movies feature quiet, introspective moments or deep philosophical discussions in between the scenes where everything is exploding and everyone is running in every possible direction. And that's great. But sometimes, you just want a movie that hits the ground running, and keeps running at top…
"Gangnam Style" and its subsequent parodies became overexposed sometime during the Cretaceous period, but this warms my cold dead heart like a candy sunbeam.
Back in the day, Eastern European posters for English-language science fiction films sometimes rearranged the movies' plots, jigsaw-style. For example, the Hungarian posters for the Star Wars trilogy transformed Darth Vader's helmet into an unusually nefarious bundt cake pan.
The 1980s gave audiences plenty of timeless bad guys like the Terminator, Boba Fett, and Vigo the Carpathian. The decade also dished out plenty of incompetent and ill-conceived villains. Let's explore the 1980s wing of the Annals of Mediocre Villainy.
A monster doesn't need limbs or appendages to be great. No, sometimes all the being needs are ample curves to strike fear into the hearts of its foes. Here are ten of our favorite circular beings, and be forewarned that there's a NSFW creature or two among the bunch.
We all know that Big Trouble in Little China is the best movie ever made (in which Kurt Russell is extremely confused). But did you know that director John Carpenter and his band the Coup DeVilles starred in a magnificent music video to accompany the flick? It's true! I owe Jalopnik bon vivant Ray Wert for this…
What do you get the geek who has every awesome collectable? something extraordinary. That's why we've gathered together a collection of all the best toys to give your friends and loved ones. And yes, that is the floating guard eyeball from Big Trouble Little China.
Two weeks ago, I was watching Big Trouble In Little China with my brother, who hadn't seen the movie in years. "Man," he noted. "Kurt Russell really loves shouting nonsense at no one in particular."