Ridley Scott

The Martian’s smart script and sharp construction will make it a joy to watch again. It’s genuinely fun without dumbing itself down.

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Today’s Top 10 list took a look at the best examples of movies that focused on space exploration, and ranked them based on the size and severity of the pickles encountered. Since there is little drama in intergalactic missions that go off without a hitch, a vast majority of films that play around in this genre’s sandbox feature some kind of disaster, thus, there was no shortage of candidates.

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Inevitability is a theme that is foreshadowed, warned about, and then played out in grisly fashion throughout The Counselor, which is crammed with so much nihilistic philosophizing that it makes the fatalistic tirades of Killing Them Softly seem like Fried Green Tomatoes.

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When critics talk about classics from the new millennium, they often mention ‘In the Mood for Love.’ Besides sporting slick, futuristic art direction and striking cinematography, there’s also a lot to chew on philosophically in ‘Prometheus.’

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Eric, Trevan and Trey spend the entirety of the podcast talking about Prometheus, the latest from director Ridley Scott. Because the plot has been well guarded up to this point, we each offer spoiler-free recaps, but once our recaps our out of the way, everything is fair game. Be warned: Spoilers Ahead. If you’ve seen the film, be [...]

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Prometheus is an adult sci-fi film about ancient Greek myths (check the legend of Prometheus to understand what happens when Gods meddle with human affairs) and the origin of human life on Earth. It’s the kind of big-idea movie you don’t get much of in the summer, and it’s a welcome sight.

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After 33 years, director Ridley Scott returns to the Alien franchise with a film that answers a few questions, poses some new ones and plays fast and loose with its ensemble cast along the way.

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Ian Nathan has captured ‘Alien”s vibe and created a virtual treasure trove of cool collectibles and images in the new book ‘Alien Vault: The Definitive Story of the Making of the Film.’

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For 1 Year, 100 Movies, contributor/filmmaker Trey Hock will watch all of AFI’s 100 Years, 100 Movies list (compiled in 2007) in one year. His reactions to each film will be recorded here twice a week until the year (and list) is up! To anyone out there who considers themselves a casual fan of “Blade Runner,” this next paragraph is not [...]

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The Robin Hood legend has been a staple of Hollywood cinema since Douglas Fairbanks slapped on a pair of tights and pranced around a backlot Sherwood Forest in 1922. Since then, Errol Flynn, a Disney cartoon fox, Kevin Costner, and Cary Elwes have all played the role, each with their own take, but the core [...]

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