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Die Hard At 30 - Why Is It Such A Classic?

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Die Hard, the action classic that turned Bruce Willis and Alan Rickman into stars and set the template for a long line of other blockbusters.

Despite being released in July 1989, its Christmas setting has made it an iconic festive movie in the eyes of its fans. It has also spawned an entire franchise, with four successful sequels.

But what makes it stand out as a classic, rather than being just another action movie?

Brian Lloyd and Roe McDermott discussed the phenomenon that is Die Hard and also reviewed Incredibles 2 and First Reformed.

To catch the full chat press the play button on the image on the top of the screen

 


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