Newswire: Denver, see Big Trouble In Little China tonight as part of our Fantastique series

Howdy! Senior Writer Jason Heller here. Just wanted to let you know that Fantastique, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Denver‘s monthly fantasy series, continues tonight with Big Trouble In Little China. John Carpenter’s 1986 cult classic explores ancient Chinese magic in San Francisco’s Chinatown. Kurt Russell channels his inner John Wayne in an over-the-top urban fantasy that’s simultaneously a sendup and a celebration of the square-jawed action hero, not to mention Hollywood’s obsession with martial arts and Asian culture in the ’80s. And with the recent news of a possible remake staring Dwayne Johnson, now’s the perfect time to revisit the original on the big screen.

Like Science Friction, our sister series focusing on sci-fi films, Fantastique is curated and hosted by yours truly (Hugo Award-winning editor, book critic for NPR.org, Senior Writer for The A.V. Club) and Frank Romero (cofounder of Denver Comic …

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