May 10, 2022

1986 - Big Trouble in Little China

1986 - Big Trouble in Little China

This week on our limited series, 1986, it's all in the reflexes as we discuss Big Trouble in Little China! Although John Carpenter's action/adventure martial arts comedy was projected to be one of the biggest hits of the year, it floundered at the box...


This week on our limited series, 1986, it's all in the reflexes as we discuss Big Trouble in Little China! Although John Carpenter's action/adventure martial arts comedy was projected to be one of the biggest hits of the year, it floundered at the box office. Today, it's wildly popular, having found a huge cult following on video.
Why did 20th Century Fox have such a hard time marketing the movie? Is Double Dragon the obvious choice for the Nintendo Faceoff? Favorite Jack Burton moments, Storms, sorcery, and F/X both good and bad are discussed. Just remember what ol' Jack Burton says at a time like this...