Deepwater Horizon marks the first acting collaboration between Kurt Russell and stepdaughter Kate Hudson. Russell told Yahoo Movies Tuesday at the Toronto International Festival that he actually wanted Kate, whom he raised with wife Goldie Hawn, to take a role in 1996’s Escape From L.A., his eye-patched action hero Snake Plissken’s follow-up to the the 1981 classic Escape From New York.
Woody Allen has always been slightly frustrated that ‘Annie Hall’ is called the greatest romcom of all-time, mostly because his original concept wasn’t a romcom at all. Editor Ralph Rosenblum has said that the original footage was non-dramatic and too disparate, despite being hilarious and sophisticated. In the end, Allen was convinced that the relationship with Annie (Diane Keaton) was the heart of the movie and while some meta stuff remains (fourth wall-breaking, the subtitles, Marshall McLuhan), the simplified, dare we say more romantic version, has rightly taken its place in comedy history.
You’ve no doubt heard the news: the inquisitive men of Mythbusters, Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, are ready to retire after 10-plus years following one last season. What we here at Yahoo Movies will miss most is how the duo challenged some of the most classic tropes in cinema. They’ve examined everything from Star Wars tech to Jaws plausibility to Indiana Jones derring-do. Here are a half-dozen of our favorite Mythbusters movie moments: 1.