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    Nicolas Cage May Lead John McTiernan’s ‘Red Squad,’ Director Says He's Penned 'Thomas Crown Affair' Sequel

    Action director John McTiernan's trouble with the law may soon be ending (read all about it here) which means he'll soon be able to get back to work. And earlier this year, his first post-prison project "Red Squad" made some headlines, but not much has been heard since. But if all goes well, it look...

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    Watch: 1-Hour Documentary ‘If It Bleeds We Can Kill It’ On John McTiernan’s ‘Predator’

    "I remember a lot of times seeing John with his head in his hands, like 'What the hell have I gotten myself into,’ ” actor Carl Weathers recalled when discussing his stint on “Predator,” director John McTiernan’s 1987 sci-fi actioner. In many ways, the film was an act of pushing past any doubts or i...

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    Yippe-Ki-Yay! John McTiernan Lines Up First Post-Jail Job With DEA Thriller ‘Red Squad’

    It’s been a rough few years for John McTiernan, the director who commonly blurs the line between craftsman and artist thanks to his genre-defining work on films like “Die Hard” and “Predator.” Thankfully, things seem to be turning around for the filmmaker, as Variety is reporting that McTiernan has ...

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    Ranked: Tom Clancy Movies, From Worst To Best

    Tom Clancy, who had written over a dozen best-selling spy novels (and co-written more than a dozen additional novels) and overseen a vast, hugely profitable videogame empire, has died today at the age of 66. For an author who was prolific, and whose works were so inherently cinematic, usually involv...

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    Happy Anniversary John McClane! 10 Movies Spawned By 'Die Hard'

    25 years ago today John McTiernan's "Die Hard" exploded in wide release onto screens nationwide and forever changed the landscape of action cinema. This wasn't just a box office smash, it was a genuine game-changer, one that made a star out of Bruce Willis and created its very own sub-genre. It's ea...

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    5 Things You Might Not Know About Arnold Schwarzenegger's Notorious Flop 'Last Action Hero'

    Last week marked the 20th anniversary of the release of John McTiernan's "Last Action Hero." Ostensibly a spoof of hyper-violent action movies, wherein a young boy named Danny (Austin O'Brien) is magically transported into the world of his favorite action star (Arnold Schwarzenegger, of course), the...

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    'Die Hard' Director John McTiernan Facing Stint In Federal Prison; Brad Bird, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Carnahan Among His Online Supporters

    He might have been responsible for creating three of Hollywood's biggest, still-running franchises (and weathered some of its most notorious bombs), but in nine days, John McTiernan, the big-budget auteur behind "Predator," "Die Hard" and "The Hunt for Red October," will start a year-long stint in f...

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    'Die Hard' Director John McTiernan Headed To Jail For 1 Year

    The writing has been on the wall for John McTiernan for some time, but now it looks like his luck has well and truly run out. After having a Supreme Court appeal denied yesterday, McTiernan now has no option but to pay his $100,000 fine and spend a year inside federal prison. The 62-year old directo...

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    25th Anniversary: 5 Things You Might Not Know About 'Predator'

    On June 12th, 1987, audiences around the country got their first look at that (to borrow one of the more quotable bits from the movie) ugly motherfucker that is "Predator." It heralded a number of promising new stars – most notably Arnold Schwarzenegger finally getting a bona fide blockbuster after ...

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