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 >

MOVIE REVIEW – “Prometheus”

Not a worthy heir to the "Alien" saga
Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender and Charlize Theron
Directed by Ridley Scott

Ridley Scott’s “Prometheus” raises some interesting questions, "where do we come from, how did we get here, and what future is there for mankind?" and other, unintended ones: can sharp, entertaining cinema ever thrive in an industry which allows this much money to be thrown at a failed film like this one? When so many filmmakers in need of funding abandon their ambitions it is dismaying that Mr. ... more >


The geekdom empire strikes back

When movie fans get personal about a movie they've seen, they get really personal, plastering their user review with witty flourishes, sarcasm and much in the way of technical know-how clearly not within anyone else's reach (decree # 5 is especially mystifying). Like this user's review of Ridley Scott's latest film, for example, which we found on the IMDB boards (opinions expressed herein are not ... more >