Out Now Commentary: Escape From New York (1981)
This month’s commentary is a special one. We have fun doing these commentaries every month and while we try to pack them with info, as well as entertaining discussions, every now and then the films connect to some of us personally. In honor of Jim Dietz, who is on this commentary track, along with Out Now commentary regular Brandon Peters, we now have a commentary for a Dietz favorite, Escape from New York, the John Carpenter/Kurt Russell cult classic. The group goes over all the details they can in regards to the film, the careers of the filmmakers involved, the impact of this film, and more!
Important Note: This commentary may feature both juvenile uses of language and jokes that may be considered un-PC. We of course are just trying to have a fun time…
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- Jim has written a lot about the films of 1981.
- The original trailer for Escape from New York