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What Do the Entrails Say?

Sometimes, there are warning signs. Sometimes, all it takes is a few minutes into a film to let you know you’re in trouble.

In Ridley Scott’s Exodus: Gods and Kings, that warning sign came less than five minutes into the film, when the pharaoh asks one of his advisers the soon-to-be-immortal question: “What do the entrails say?” 1,622 more words

Prometheus (2012)

Beautifully filmed, pretty dumb, but nice work by Noomi Rapace and Michael Fassbender.

Rating: Good (2)

Exodus: Gods and Kings

I remember when I reviewed Noah last year, right when I started doing regular reviews, I mentioned that the biblical epic was attempting a comeback. I mentioned that… 984 more words

Which Director's Cut Version Did You Like?

This month’s cover story of “Sight & Sound” April, 2015 $9.99 is on “Remake/Remodel Director’s Cut & Alternative Versions”.  Any article on director’s cut versions must include a piece on Ridley Scott’s “Bladerunner”, a movie famous for its afterlife.   19 more words


A Trip (Back) To The Movies: Review - "Alien" (1979)

It is very difficult to talk “fact” when it comes to film. However when it comes to Science Fiction, one could say the closest thing to being fact is that Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey” (1968), Ridley Scott’s “Alien” (1979), and Scott’s “Blade Runner” (1982) are the three most influential films to have come out of the genre… 1,277 more words

The Martian

The Martian by Andy Weir

After a freak accident during a mission, Mark Watney is stranded on Mars. No one knows he is still alive and it’s four years until the next crew comes to Mars. 131 more words


G.I. Jane

G.I. Jane (1997) Directed by Ridley Scott Written by Danielle Alexandra, David Twohy Starring: Demi Moore, Viggo Mortensen, Anne Bancroft

At the urging of a female Senator (Bancroft), Lieutenant Jordan O’Neil (Moore) becomes the first woman allowed into the U.S. 375 more words