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Prometheus

Ridley Scott's on top of his sci-fi game
Michael Fassbender, Noomi Rapace and Logan Marshall-Green
Directed by Ridley Scott

"Aliens" would sooner burst out of my stomach than me reveal the secrets of Ridley Scott’s first foray in sci-fi since “Blade Runner.” What I will tell you is Scott is back on the top of his game, starting right from the opening scene where a character falls apart in an almost barren wasteland, complete with rocky terrain, deep caves and steamy waterfalls. It will be the place where most of the ... more >

The girl who kicked the hornets’ nest

Brains and guts but less glory
With Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace and Lena Endre
Directed by Daniel Alfredson

Daniel Alfredson, director of the second “Millennium” film (“The Girl Who Played With Fire”), has delivered again with the final installment of the Steig Larsson/Lisbeth Salander trilogy, “The Girl Who Kicked The Hornets' Nest.” “Fire” ended with a cliffhanger: the never-say-die heroine—Salander—had just narrowly escaped another attempt on her life before being rescued by celebrity journalist ... more >