James Cameron is one of our foremost purveyors of special effects-driven blockbusters, movies that blend action and another genre — usually science fiction, but sometimes romance or comedy — to appeal to the masculine id for explosions and gunplay. If one element links all of his films together, it’s destruction.Read More Back In Blue: ‘Avatar: The Way Of Water’
“We’d better get back, ’cause it’ll be dark soon, and they mostly come at night… mostly.”Read More “Game Over, Man” (#17)
You’ve seen it countless times. The ditzy blonde girl in a horror movie goes wandering around in the dark wearing something skanky, only to meet a gruesome end. Such scenes are half the reason most people watch horror movies to begin with, which is why they’re often cast from the D-list. Does anybody mourn Paris […]Read More In Memoriam: 8 Horror Blondes Who Didn’t Deserve To Die
In space, no one can hear you say… “Hmmm…” That could very well be the tagline for Ridley Scott’s new “is it a prequel to Alien or what?”, and the answer — spoiler alert! — is yes, definitely. There was never any question that the film was aping Alien in its trailer, not to mention […]Read More ‘Prometheus’ Versus Them: It’s Ridley’s Believe-It-Or-Not!
It’s been a spell since Ridley Scott directed anything to make us really stand up and take notice, but you gotta love the guy. Black Hawk Down, Gladiator, Thelma & Louise… and, of course, Alien.Read More Trailer Trash: Ridley Scott’s ‘Prometheus’
In space, no one can hear you sing! This just in: Lady Gaga is all set to appear as Lieutenant Ellen Ripley in Aliens: The Musical, the latest screen-to-stage adaptation on its way to Broadway.Read More Stage Fright: Lady Gaga To Star In ‘Aliens: The Musical’