Monday, 19 September 2016

Chris' Film Club: Escape From New York

This week Chris has chosen the Film Club theme of  'Dystopian Futures', starting off with 'Escape From New York'.

The 1981 John Carpenter film is set in a dystopian 1997, where New York has become a prison island. When Air Force One is hijacked and crashes into the island, the president (Donald Pleasence) is taken hostage by a group of inmates. and Snake Plissken (Kurt Russell), a former Special Forces soldier turned criminal, is recruited to retrieve the president in exchange for his own freedom.

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