Nicolas Cage and Sean Connery in an early Michael Bay action movie? What’s not to love? Club members, come watch The Rock with us!
It’s fair to say that The Rock is a great action movie. That’s why we decided that our first rewrite should be a sequel rather than a true remake of the original film. Trust us, it’s better this way. Though maybe don’t trust us too much because the sequel we came up with is called The Clock… and that’s probably the smartest thing about it.
Special thanks to our buddy Jason Shankel hailing from the Nattercast for commissioning this podcast for the 1986 sci-fi action fantasy film Highlander, directed by Russell Mulcahy and starring Sean Connery and Christopher Lambert. Jason and his friends also did a deep dive on Highlander, so please check that out if you’re looking for a very affectionate and informed take from life-long fans of the franchise. As for us, we thought Highlander was cheesy fun. The film boasts an excellent soundtrack, exciting and varied sets for the extended sword fights, and some of the sturdiest and most interesting fantasy bones to hang a franchise on. We walk away wondering why hasn’t anyone rebooted this?