One of my desert island movies, Raiders of the Lost Ark stars Harrison Ford and is directed by Steven Spielberg.
It was suggested to me that after seeing Escape From New York, I would usefully benefit from the freshness of that in my mind when watching this.
Escape from LA brings back Kurt Russell as Snake Plissken, and also has Steve Buscemi, Cliff Robertson, Pam Grier, Bruce Campbell and Stacy Keach.
Swiss accidentally invade Liechtenstein
What began as a routine training exercise almost ended in an embarrassing diplomatic incident after a company of Swiss soldiers got lost at night and marched into neighboring Liechtenstein.
According to Swiss daily Blick, the 170 infantry soldiers wandered just over a mile across an unmarked border into the tiny principality early Thursday before realizing their mistake and turning back.
Tor Forge Books: Beyond the Gap: Books: Harry Turtledove
Count Hamnet Thyssen is a minor noble of the drowsy old Raumsdalian Empire. Its capital city, Nidaros, began as a mammoth hunters’ camp at the edge of the great Glacier. But that was centuries ago, and as everyone knows, it’s the nature of the great Glacier to withdraw a few feet every year. Now Nidaros is an old and many-spired city; and though they still feel the breath of the great Glacier in every winter’s winds, the ice cap itself has retreated beyond the horizon…
Glacial Fantasy! I’m there!