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SithVamp Reviews: Escape from New YorkSithVamp Reviews: Escape from New York by SithVampireMaster27
Welcome back to Kurt Russell Month on SithVamp Reviews! Well, since last time I took a look at RJ Macready battling a shape-shifting extraterrestrial being, I decided that today I’ll review the movie, where Kurt is playing an eye-patch-wearing bounty hunter in a post-apocalyptic world. I’m talking of course about Escape from New York.
Escape from New York came out in 1981, one year before The Thing. It was directed, once again, by John Carpenter. The movie takes place in the future, in John Carpenter’s idea of the year 1997, when Manhattan, New York City has become a huge prison, infested with criminals. Manhattan Island is now surrounded by a wall and is guarded by a whole army of police officers on the outside. Luckily, the real 1997 was nothing like this movie.
Anyway, the story of this movie is that the President of the United States, played by Donald Pleasence, is kidnapped by criminals, so the local Police Commissioner, Bob Hauk, (played by Lee van Cleef, whom y