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Big Trouble in Little China: Sidekick in Red Lipstick (Neon Cinema)

Big Trouble in Little China: Sidekick in Red Lipstick (Neon Cinema)

In 1986 John Carpenter, horror movie auteur and all-around fantastic synthesizer champion, put something remarkable before unsuspecting audiences. That movie was Big Trouble in Little China, and it featured Kurt Russell as Jack Burton, a truck-driving blowhard with delusions of grandeur. The fact that Jack Burton was not the hero of the movie, a schlocky […]

BBC Releases Surprise 2018 Doctor Who Christmas Special – on Twitter

For those of you bemoaning the lack of a Doctor Who Christmas Special this year, the BBC has relented and released one, because you've all been very, very good. Who says you can't have nice things? But there's a catch: it's in the form of a minute-long illustrated short on Twitter. Ta-da! 'Twas the night […]


Kurt Russell is Santa in Netflix's The Christmas Chronicles

Just when you thought you'd seen everything Christmas-related thanks to Netflix, suddenly we're getting Ol Jack Burton as freaking Santa Claus. No really, Kurt Russell will be playing Jolly St. Nick in a new Netflix original holiday film called The Christmas Chronicles. We're honestly not sure how we feel about this. Russell cuts a fine […]

Mondo Big Trouble in Little China Poster

Mondo Music Release of the Week: Big Trouble in Little China!

Mondo releases new vinyl special editions every single Wednesday. They are they ultimate edition of whatever they put out, featuring extensive liner notes, brand-new commissioned artwork, and always have a limited-edition size. The vinyl itself is usually colored or a photo disc, as well. Basically, it's like the Criterion Collection of movie and gaming soundtracks. […]

John Carpenter's 'The Thing' Commemorative Art Book At SDCC

This year marks the 35th anniversary of the horror classic by film legend John Carpenter, The Thing. The film, which starred Kurt Russel, Keith David, and Wilford Brimley, is easily among the most influential horror movies ever made and, alongside the equally influential Halloween and Escape from New York, helped launch John Carpenter's directorial career into […]

Old Man Jack: New Big Trouble In Little China Comic Series!

Remember that story that was making the rounds a few days ago about John Carpenter working on some new good ol Jack Burton stories?  Of course, some sites had to run their headline like it was a new film or tv show or something, but the meat of the story was that yes, there is more […]

Guardians Of The Galaxy Heading To Jimmy Kimmel Live

On his show last night, Jimmy Kimmel announced that on Monday he would have that cast of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2. Schedule to appear are Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista and newcomer to the series Kurt Russell. The sequel to the James Gunn directed, 2014 surprise hit has got all kinds of […]

This Day in Pop Culture History

On This Day In Pop Culture For March 17

Welcome to This Day in Pop Culture History, a daily look at important events, birthdays, and other oddities in pop culture! History is important, and we aim to educate here at Bleeding Cool, so without further ado, here are some things that have happened on March 17, the 76th day of the year: 1950- Californium, the […]

Guardians, Netflix, Spider-Man, Deaths Head! Hasbro Marvel Legends New York Toy Fair

Hasbro has sent out promotional images of all their Marvel Legends figure reveals from Toy Fair this weekend. Kurt Russell Ego, Gamora, Nebula, Mantis, Human Torch, the A-Force Toys R Us exclusive boxset, it is all here for your viewing pleasure below: Guardians of the Galaxy Netflix Spider-Man: Homecoming X-Men Dark Phoenix Exclusive Jane Foster […]

Remake News: Snake Plissken Ready To Escape From New York… Again

We've known for two years that Fox is working on a reboot of the John Carpenter classic originally starring Kurt Russell, Escape From New York. Finally, we have some details on what we can expect from the film, according to an EXXXCLUSIVE report from sandwich-themed Hollywood gossip blog The Wrap. Written by Luther creator Neal […]

Kurt Russell Calls Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 "Complex"

When Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2  arrives next year, Kurt Russell will finally join the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Ego, the Living Planet. And though Guardians inhabits the wilder cosmic sector of that universe, the actor said the film will feature a complex story of families. "It's more connected to human issues, family issues, […]

James Gunn Blames "Imperfect World" For Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol.2 Kurt Russell Reveal

Despite the secrecy surrounding Kurt Russell's role in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 during pre-production and principle photography, his character's name and relationship to a key Guardian was revealed last Saturday at Comic-Con International: San Diego. And, as director James Gunn explained it, it's part of the "imperfect world" we live in and the […]