big trouble in little china

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 […]

John Carpenter Says You Should "Be Kind to Directors, We Need Your Love"

John Carpenter Says You Should "Be Kind to Directors, We Need Your Love"

Legendary filmmaker and musician John Carpenter isn't slowing down anytime soon, and we love him for it. Having caught his tour back in 2017, we can say he's still got the energy of a man 30-years his junior, and continues to keep busy. He's probably most well-known for his directing, a slew of classic titles that are […]

The Rock's 'Big Trouble In Little China' is NOT a Reboot

In reboot news today, some damn good news just surfaced about Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's upcoming Big Trouble In Little China flick- that it's NOT a reboot, it's a continuation of the universe. In a recent interview with our friends over at Collider,  President of Production at Johnson's Seven Bucks Productions and one of the producers on Big Trouble in […]

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. […]

Check in on Regular Show 25 Years Later: BOOM! Studios June 2018 Solicits

New miniseries, By Night from writer John Allison and artist Christine Larsen, begins, you can hate Mondays once more with Garfield Homecoming, and see how things turn out with Regular Show: 25 Years Later. All of this plus Adventure Time, Power Rangers, Planet of the Apes, WWE, and plenty of others are revealed in the Boom! Studios June 2018 solicits. Details below.   APR181089 BY NIGHT #1 […]

What's In The Box?! Geek Fuel – February 2018

Moving into our list of subscription boxes for February, the first to hit our doorstep this month is the latest from Geek Fuel. We were told in advance that there may be some changes to the boxes moving forward, so we're kind of excited to see what this one has in store. First up, we […]

Color Your Own Damn Dirty Apes: BOOM! Studios April 2018 Solicits

Brian Wood and Jorge Coelho bring your Robocop: Citizens Arrest #1, Nicole Andelfinger, Esdras Cristobal, Sarah Webb, Brittney Williams, and Ilaria Catalani bring you the R is for Reptar special, WWE brings you a Wrestlemania 2018 special, Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers Annual 2018 comes at you, and you can finally color your own Planet of the Apes. All this is brought to you by BOOM! Studios April solicits. Details below. ROBOCOP: CITIZENS ARREST […]

BMO's Bonanza, Dodge City, 25th Anniversary of Power Rangers, and More- BOOM! Studios March 2018 Solicits

Things get Mighty for the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 25th Anniversary issue by Kyle Higgins and Daniele Di Nicuolo. Plus, BMO's Bonanza, Lucy Dreaming, Nuclear Winter, and more new titles and graphic novels from BOOM! Studios' March 2018 solicits. More details available below. MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #25 Publisher: BOOM! Studios Retail Price: $4.99 Writer: Kyle Higgins Artist: Daniele Di Nicuolo Polybag […]

BOOM! January Solicits: Abbot, Mech Cadet Yu, Adventure Time/Regular Show, And More!

BOOM! has some of the most colorful and fun comics in the industry. With creators like Greg Pak, James Tynion IV, and David F. Walker, they have some sweet titles in their listings right now. Take a look at what is coming this January. MECH CADET YU SC (DIRECT MARKET EXCLUSIVE) Publisher: BOOM! Studios Retail Price: $14.99 Writer: Greg […]

John Carpenter Is Putting Out His Greatest Hits, And A Tour To Boot!

John Carpenter is known as a master craftsman when it comes to making films. As a composer, he has created some of the most memorable scores and themes we have ever heard. He even has made albums of scores for films that never existed with his Anthology series, Lost Themes 1 and 2. Now, for […]

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 […]


Big Trouble In Little Asgard – Taika Waititi Talks The Tone Of Thor: Ragnarok

Let's face it, as the Marvel Cinematic Universe goes, Thor isn't really the heavy hitter. The first Thor brought in $181 million and Thor: The Dark World cleared $206 million. This puts them in 10th and 11th place among the 14 films Marvel has released so far… beating out Ant-Man, Captain America: The First Avenger […]

BOOM! Studios #RoadtoSanDiego Announcement #8: A Big Trouble In Little China Game

We're almost at the end of the road with BOOM! Studios as we arrive at their eighth announcement out of ten. So far it's been an exciting journey filled with new series, movies, and partnerships. Today brings us the news of a partnership with Everything Epic, Flipside Design Studio, and 20th Century Fox Consumer Products […]

Jack Burton Is In Trouble Again – Preview Big Trouble In Little Chine #20

Hitting stores this week is Big Trouble in Little China #20. The series is written by Fred Van Lente who I believe is currently writing for every publisher on the planet. The art is done by Dan McDaid with colors by Gonzalo Duarte and letters by the cheerful Ed Dukeshire. The covers seen below are […]

Kurt Russell Rumored To Be Top Choice For Star-Lord's Father

Though we may not know who Peter Quill's father is until Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 opens, we may know who will play him. The Wrap reports The Hateful Eight and Escape from New York's Kurt Russell is being eyed to play the secret character. While Marvel declined comment, the site claims "meetings are […]

Dwayne Johnson To Lead Big Trouble In Little China Remake

San Andreas star Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson will be heading up a remake of the classic John Carpenter film Big Trouble In Little China. Johnson will take on the role of Jack Burton (made famous by Kurt Russell), a trucker that gets pulled into the dangerous and mystical underworld in San Francisco's Chinatown. X-Men: First Class […]

Funko Will Release Big Trouble In Little China Collectibles This February

Calling all fans of the crazy Kurt Russell movie, Big Trouble In Little China. Funko is about to fulfill your need for collectibles with a new set of POP! Vinyls and Re-Action figures! Venture into the cryptic backstreets of San Francisco's Chinatown with Jack Burton! Prepare yourself for a mystical battle against the evil sorcerer Lo Pan! Since the movie was released […]