Hammer is back with another horror film and it seems like they are trying to capture some of the heat of The Conjuring with the 60’s/70’s throwback, The Quiet Ones.
David O. Russell assembles the all-stars from his two previous Oscar darlings for his latest, American Hustle, which is based on the Abscam FBI sting operation of the 1970’s that targeted corrupt public officials.
Tarantino’s homages to kung fu and grindhouse movies are the focus of this week’s Musical Montage with Kill Bill featuring Battle Without Honor and Humanity and a number of classic western songs while Death Proof has a bunch of 60’s and 70’s rock .
One of the most popular movie soundtracks of all time, Pulp Fiction reintroduced a number of 60’s and 70’s bands back into the popular consciousness, especially “surf rock” bands like Dick Dale and The Tornadoes and helped launch the career of the band Urge Overkill, who famously covered Neil Diamond’s “Girl, You’ll be a Woman Soon”
The Channel 4 News team returns this December and ready to enter the uncertain world of the 80’s and the start of 24 hour news.
Capping off the wacky adventures of the Asian Hawk in Armour of God, Jackie Chan himself sings the end credits song, Flight of the Dragon.
Henry Mancini was one of the major film and television composers of the 60’s and 70’s and is responsible for some of the best known themes ever such as The Pink Panther Theme, Peter Gunn Theme and Baby Elephant Walk from Hatari!
Michael Shannon stars as real life mafia hitman Richard “Iceman” Kuklinski, who potentially murdered over 100 people starting in the early 60’s to 1986.
The Wachowskis attempt to tell a story spanning all of human history with Cloud Atlas, starring Tom Hanks and Halle Berry and starting in prehistoric times and going all the way to the crazy, anime inspired future.
Tons of Marvel movie news this week along with casting and plot details for what sounds like an awesome Lego movie, Indiana Jones on Blu Ray hitting September 18th and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.