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Everything Action Theater: Congo

October 7, 2021

Released in 1995 with the hopes of being the next Jurassic Park, the Michael Crichton adaptation Congo was not quite as well-received as that 1993 classic but it performed better than expected at the box office and has since developed a cult audience that enjoys the more campy aspects of the jungle adventure. You can check out the entire movie, thanks to YouTube, in the latest Everything Action Theater.

Everything Action Theater: The Great Train Robbery

September 16, 2021

Adapting his own novel, Michael Crichton wrote and directed the historical heist movie The Great Train Robbery, where Sean Connery and Donald Sutherland scheme to rob a massive gold shipment from the train that is used to transport it monthly to the soldiers fighting the Crimean War in 1855.

Everything Action Theater: Runaway

January 21, 2021

Westworld is the more famous of Michael Crichton’s movies about killer robots but he also directed 1984’s Runaway, featuring Tom Selleck trying to stop a diabolical plot by Gene Simmons to unleash circuit boards that can cause the various domestic robots in use around the world to become deadly weapons.

News Shotgun 8/29

August 29, 2020

Chadwick Boseman has tragically died at the age of 43 from cancer, Sam & Max are coming back in VR, Blumhouse is rebooting The Thing, The Powerpuff Girls are coming to live-action on The CW, Disney is attempting another Haunted Mansion movie, Michael Crichton’s Sphere is coming to HBO and more in this week’s News Shotgun.

News Shotgun 10/13

October 13, 2018

James Gunn is writing and possibly directing Suicide Squad 2, the first look at The CW’s Batwoman, True Detective Season 3 gets a release date, Universal Soldier getting rebooted, Iron Fist gets canceled and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.

Everything Actioncast Ep 344 “Kraven Donovan”

April 14, 2017

This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris and Joe talk about the casting for Cable, deceptive trailers, the greatness of Charlie Murphy, Dolph joining the DCEU, the first look at Thor: Ragnorak, the return of Better Call Saul, the aimlessness of Live by Night and more.