In 1993, Last Action Hero hit the big screen and promptly flopped. The film already had a dino-sized obstacle stacked against it: it opened a week after Jurassic Park, and people wanted to watch Jurassic Park over and over again. But there were other problems, too. The script was never where it needed to be, but studio execs were convinced audiences would show up for an Arnold Schwarzenegger movie, regardless of quality. They were wrong. But in the years since Last Action Hero‘s theatrical release, people have re-evaluated the action-comedy, and while it still has problems, it’s better than its reputation suggests. And now it’s getting a 4K Blu-ray release.
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It’s been 30 years since Kindergarten Cop turned Arnold Schwarzenegger into an undercover cop forced to deal with a kindergarten class of hilariously inappropriate and rambunctious children. At the time, Schwarzenegger was at the height of his action superstar fame thanks to movies like The Terminator, Commando, and Predator, so seeing him tower over a group of wild children was absolutely hilarious.
After 30 years, Schwarzenegger is probably still towering over these kids, but maybe not as much since they’re all grown up, as you can see in a virtual Kindergarten Cop reunion that recently took place. In fact, the reunion is made all the more fun because after the grown up kids reminisce about making the movie, Arnold Schwarzenegger shows up to surprise them. Check it out! Read More »
Towards the end of the summer, Arnold Schwarzenegger was attached to star in a new spy series from Skydance. The project will mark the first major scripted television project for the action star, who has mostly laid low on the big screen in recent years, with the exception of Terminator: Dark Fate in 2019. So it only makes sense that the new series will arrive on the biggest streaming service around: Netflix is in the midst of striking a deal to pick up the untitled Arnold Schwarzenegger spy series. Read More »
Total Recall, Paul Verhoeven‘s sci-fi action classic that features Arnold Schwarzenegger getting his ass to Mars, is headed to 4K. This December, the movie arrives via a 3-disc 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray and Digital) and Digital 4K Ultra HD courtesy of Lionsgate. For this release, Total Recall has been restored in 4K from a scan of the original 35mm negative and comes with multiple special features, which are listed below.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger is headed to the small screen. Skydance is currently developing a new global spy adventure TV series that Schwarzenegger will produce and star in, marking the first time the blockbuster star and former governor will headline a narrative TV show. The spy story centers around a father and daughter, which will no doubt immediately make some think this is a True Lies spin-off series, even though it’s not.
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Predator: Hunting Grounds recently brought the film franchise back to the video game world with a first-person shooter game that allows you to either be part of a team of soldiers on various missions in the jungle or a Predator who kills the soldiers one-by-one. Now that the game has been out for a little while, some downloadable content is on the way, and the first downloadable bonus content for the game will be very exciting for fans of the original Predator, because it’s bringing back Arnold Schwarzenegger as Dutch. There’s even a whole backstory about where he’s been since 1987. Read More »
Arnold Schwarzenegger is doing his part to spread the word about staying home to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. And, ever the entertainer, he’s doing so in a totally unique way: in a dining room, joined by a pony and a donkey. Check it out below. Read More »
Terminator: Dark Fate may not be an immediate hit at the box office, likely thanks to fans being gunshy about yet another sequel in the Terminator franchise potentially disappointing them again. But the movie has received a good amount of favorable reactions from critics, earning the movie a 70% on Rotten Tomatoes and an even more satisfied 84% audience score. That means there are probably some of you out there who want to bring Terminator: Dark Fate collectibles home, and both NECA and Chronicle Collectibles have you covered with action figures and a statue. Read More »
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The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, watch an in-depth analysis of the most recent Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker trailer music, which wasn’t actually created by John Williams. Plus, Arnold Schwarzenegger provides an extensive breakdown of some of his most memorable characters from throughout his career, and Paul Rudd takes a quiz to determine which Paul Rudd character he would be. Read More »
The first reactions from Terminator: Dark Fate have rolled in on social media after the first wave of critics recently got a sneak peek at the movie. They weren’t the only ones either. An event at Alamo Drafthouse locations that was marketed as a Terminator 2: Judgment Day fan event with a sneak peek of footage from Terminator: Dark Fate turned into a full fledged screening of the sequel nearly two weeks before it hits theaters. So what are people saying? Get the Terminator: Dark Fate early buzz below. Read More »