Explosions! Big Action Stars! Big Dance Numbers! Catchy Titles! Ecetera! Do all of these prompts excite you? Then maybe you will be into Cannon Films, THE premiere movie studio of the 80’s and early 90’s! Not quite, but today at The Omniplex we have special guest Austin Trunick, author of The Cannon Film Guide Vol. 1, 2, and soon to be 3! Austin Trunick has conducted numerous interviews with various Cannon filmmakers and stars covering an oral history of this, and I cannot stress this enough, HUMONGUS library of films produced by this studio. Whether you’re just now learning about this amazing studio or you’re a long time avid fan, this interview will be sure to entertain. Have I sold you yet? Then listen on!
You can buy both volumes currently out of The Cannon Film Guide here:
The Cannon Film Guide Vol. 1: 1980-1984
The Cannon Film Guide Vol. 2 1985-1987
You can find updates on Vol. 3 of The Cannon Film Guide as well as fun random tidbits on Cannon Films on Austin’s Facebook and Twitter:
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