• "This picture was going to change the public's perceptions" (Alejandro Jodorowsky)

    Alejandro Jodorowsky's "Dune" project is a sci-fi geek's ultimate fantasy, the holy grail of genre movies. And yet, "Dune" exists only in the imagination: it's such a broad and complicated project (think "Avatar" crossed with Terry Gilliam's "Don Quixote") that it was never actually made.

  • 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. Scott can raise $130M. I also ask myself