Ridley Scott

Top 10: Best Ridley Scott Films

You can’t argue with the dedication to the craft that director Ridley Scott exhibits. He is a filmmaker who never seems to rest. In honor of this week’s release of “Alien: Covenant” (review found here) and as a tribute to Scott in general, we’re looking at his best work to date. A solid handful of […]

Alien: Covenant

Film Review: ‘Alien: Covenant’ Forgets the Fear

More often than not, advancements in cinematic technology are a very good thing. CGI can show us literally anything, with the only limits being those of the imagination of the people crafting the film. The art form has an openness that almost boggles the mind. Sometimes, however, the old, simpler, way is best. In the case […]

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WATCH: New ‘Alien: Covenant’ Clip “She Won’t Go Quietly”

When survival is her only option, she won’t go quietly.   20th Century Fox released a new clip from its upcoming “Alien: Covenant” today. In it, Daniels (Katherine Waterston) teams up with MUTHUR, the Covenant’s onboard Artificial Intelligence, to take out a hostile alien threat. The film is conceived by Ridley Scott and 3AM, directed […]

Community: What are your favorite MONSTER films?

Monster films have been part of the film world since the dawn of cinema. From Godzilla to Mighty Joe Young, and even giant robots, they have fascinated audiences for decades. However, the true king is returning to cinemas this week, with “Kong: Skull Island” roaring onto the screen. The first sighting of Kong was back […]

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Ridley Scott to Receive DGA Lifetime Achievement Award

Ridley Scott, who many felt was undeservedly shut out of Best Director last year for “The Martian,” will receive the DGA’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Distinguished Achievement in Motion Picture Direction. The award will be given at the 69th annual show Feb. 4 at the Beverly Hilton. “Masterful in any genre, Ridley’s groundbreaking methods and peerless […]

TV Recap: CBS’ ‘BrainDead’ Premieres and lives up to its name

It’s not difficult to balance sci-fi and comedy, as countless Hollywood examples have demonstrated, e.g., “Men in Black,” “Spaceballs” and “Mars Attacks,” even the political milieu has been utilized several times, which is why CBS’ new Horror/Comedy/Drama series “BrainDead” feels like it’s coming up short. It’s not funny enough to be a comedy, not scary […]

‘The Martian’ Team, Andy Weir Set Up New Project

  The team behind “The Martian” is giving it another go, and this time they’re adding Andy Weir, who wrote the novel on which “The Martian” is based. This time around Weir will be writing the screenplay. No details on the plot of the film have been released, but it is known that Ridley Scott […]

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Ridley Scott and Drew Goddard Re-Team on Western ‘Wraiths of the Broken Land’ for FOX

Academy Award-nominated writer Goddard to adapt the acclaimed novel by Bone Tomahawk’s S. Craig Zahler LOS ANGELES, CA – MAY 10, 2016 – Ridley Scott will direct and Drew Goddard will adapt S. Craig Zahler’s western novel WRAITHS OF THE BROKEN LAND for Fox. Scott and Goddard most recently collaborated on Fox’s Academy Award-nominated box […]

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Golden Globes Get 2017 Date, New Comedy vs. Drama Rules

In addition to announcing the air date for next year’s Golden Globes, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association also unveiled some new specifications for distinguishing a film as a drama versus a comedy in light of last year’s snafu involving “The Martian.” The HFPA has set January 8, 2017 for the 74th Annual Golden Globes show, […]

Ridley Scott’s “Alien: Covenant” Release Changed to Summer 2017

“Alien: Covenant,” Ridley Scott’s “Prometheus” sequel, has been moved up to August 4, 2017 from October 6, 2017. The film, which stars Michael Fassbender, Danny McBride, Katherine Waterston, Jussie Smollet and Demian Bichir, is the second in a planned trilogy. The first film, “Prometheus,” was set 30 years after the events of 1979’s “Alien,” also […]