Russell mulcahy (born june 23, 1953) is a film director who was born in melbourne, australia swimming upstream (2003) the lost battalion (2001) ( television movie) queer as folk (2000) (us television series - pilot episodes and few others in season 1) on the beach (2000) (television movie) resurrection ( 1999).
A visually-dazzling cinematic example of joseph campbell's mono myth, the heroic journey, russell mulcahy's 1986 fantasy highlander spawned three movie sequels, a popular tv series, and a generation of devoted fans yet today, what remains most memorable about this fast-moving, epic adventure. After a cool stunt of 007 (pierce brosnan) surfing onto a north korean beach, the film – like so many before it – attempts to replicate its predecessor, with a 1980s video game peripheral) but also because of how it emits electrical effects straight out of highlander ii: the quickening (russell mulcahy, 1991.
The video for i'm still standing was directed by russell mulcahy and filmed in cannes and nice, france it is the second single from elton's 1983 album too.
Synopsis well, the world has finally managed to blow itself up only australia has been spared from nuclear destruction and a gigantic wave of nevil schute's novel on the beach was adapted for the screen as the 1959 film ( stanley kramer) and later as a tv movie (russell mulcahy, 2000. The similarities between the films are understandable: their directors (stanley kramer, 1959), and russell mulcahy, 2000) based their productions on novelist nevil shute's on the beach and used the same scriptwriter, john paxton, although writers david williamson and bill kerby doctored paxton's work. The look of the film somehow supports this foolishness the director, russell mulcahy, whose earlier career was not distinguished by highlander or, for that matter, highlander 2: the quickening, has assembled a talented technical team that recreates new york city as an art deco nightmare there are. Russell mulcahy is an australian film director mulcahy's work is recognizable by the use of fast cuts, tracking shots and use of glowing lights he was one of the most prominent music video directors of the 1980s and he has also worked in television since the early 1990s contents [hide] 1 music videos 2 highlander series.
Directed by russell mulcahy with armand assante, rachel ward, bryan brown, jacqueline mckenzie after a global nuclear war, the residents of australia must come to terms with the fact that all life will be destroyed in a matter of months. Known for his work in film (razorback, 1984 highlander, 1986 swimming upstream, 2003) and television (queer as folk, skin, teen wolf), aussie filmmaker russell mulcahy cut his teeth on music video, shooting clips for the sex pistols, duran duran, the human league, supertramp, the rolling stones and elton john. See if stallone is in the new terminator movie what happened to that car in cobra was stallone going to be dr who these insane questions and more have answers waiting for you enjoy 1 i read that after watching highlander you hand picked russell mulcahy to direct rambo iii, then fired him. Synopsis the shadow knows based on the 1930's comic strip, puts the hero up against his arch enemy, shiwan khan, who plans to take over the world by this film from australian director russell mulcahy has a campiness and almost cartoonish vibe which suits the 30's setting and the mystical elements that come into.
The title track and first single from elton's 1992 album, the one peaked at #10 in the uk and reached #1 in canada and on the adult contemporary chart in t. Change is a necessary thing for any sequel to remain fresh so that it does not just copy the original film russell mulcahy, the director of highlander and highlander ii, summed it up very well at the time when he said, all i can remember about (the original) highlander is lots of guys in various eras bashing swords. If you're not familiar with the original 1989 version starring christopher lambert and sean connery, here's a recap of the official synopsis: when the mystical the original british-american adventure action fantasy film was directed by russell mulcahy and based on a story by gregory widen related:.
But then i saw the sales trailer for bait, the 3d 'sharks in a supermarket' film by highlander director russell mulcahy, and i realized how limited my vision has been in a sleepy beach community shoppers at an underground supermarket are terrorized by a crazed bandit when the unimaginable occurs: a.
On the beach is a 2000 apocalyptic made-for-television film directed by russell mulcahy and starring armand assante, bryan brown, and rachel ward it was originally aired on showtime the film is a remake of a 1959 film, which was also based on the 1957 novel by nevil shute, but updates the setting of the story to the.