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At 88, Tom Skerritt Finally Gets a Starring Role in ‘East of the Mountains’

In a 60-year career that’s seen him turn up in key supporting roles in hits like “Alien,” “Top Gun,” and “M*A*S*H*,” Tom Skerritt finally gets a starring role in a movie.The acclaimed actor is front-and-center in “East of the Mountains,” playing a retired heart surgeon who keeps his terminal cancer diagnosis a secret from his […]

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12 Awesome Sci-Fi Movies That Never Got Sequels

Many of the greatest science fiction franchises of all-time have benefitted from multiple cinematic installments that help expand their mythologies. Not every sequel to “Star Wars,” “Star Trek,” and “Alien” is great, but few would argue that their legacies are isolated to just one film. Occasionally, a sequel is even better than the original; recent […]

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‘The Last Duel’ Star Jodie Comer on Watching Herself on Screen, Working With Ridley Scott and Attending Her First Film Festival

A historical drama about two men duelling to determine the veracity of a woman’s rape in 14th century France doesn’t, at first glance, scream “feminism.”But in the deft hands of “Alien” director Ridley Scott, “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” scribe Nicole Holofcener and “Free Guy” star Jodie Comer, the woman in question — a medieval […]

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Neill Blomkamp No Longer Sure He’d Direct ‘Alien 5’ If Given the Chance: ‘It’s Completely Dead’

Every once in a while, concept art from Neill Blomkamp’s unmade “Alien 5” pops up online and sends fans of the space franchise into a tizzy. The “District 9” and “Demonic” filmmaker’s involvement with a proposed fifth “Alien” movie dates back over half a decade. Blomkamp intended to create a sequel to the original “Alien” […]

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The Matrix 4 Title Has Been Confirmed As The Matrix Resurrections

The movie we’ve been referring to informally as “The Matrix 4″ now has a proper title…and it might sound familiar to you if you’ve been a /Film reader since, oh, the late 2000s? Warner Bros. has announced at CinemaCon that the official title for its upcoming “Matrix” sequel will be “The Matrix Resurrections.” It has […]

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Neill Blomkamp: ‘It’s possible Ridley Scott watched Chappie and was like: this guy can’t do Alien’

The Oscar-nominated writer-director of District 9 talks why his Alien film fell apart and why he went back to basics for his new movieFor most of us, the early pandemic months were are a time to panic, stay home, panic and make banana bread (while panicking) but for Oscar-nominated writer-director Neill Blomkamp, he saw an […]

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‘Aquaman 2’: James Wan Says Sequel Is “Very Heavily Inspired” By Mario Bava’s ‘Planet Of The Vampires’

Mario Bava’s 1965 sci-fi classic, “Planet of the Vampires,” is said to be one of the biggest influences on Ridley Scott’s iconic “Alien” franchise. Well, nearly 50 years after its release, it appears ‘Vampires’ is going to inspire yet another major blockbuster— “Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom.”According to an interview with James Wan in TotalFilm, […]

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‘The Premise’ Trailer: B.J. Novak’s New FX Anthology Series Tackles Sex Tapes, Pop Stars, Social Justice & More

Ryan the Temp is back again. Okay, so maybe his real-life name is B.J. Novak, and he’s an incredibly successful actor, writer, producer, and creator. But he’s still Fire Guy, right? Well, putting “The Office” aside, let’s take a look at the trailer for Novak’s new series, “The Premise.”Read More: Noah Hawley’s ‘Alien’ Series Likely […]

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Noah Hawley’s ‘Alien’ Series Likely Arrives In 2023; FX Calls It A “Beast” & Aware Of Its “Cinematic Universe” Placement

The Television Critics Association summer tour is underway, and FX Network chief John Landgraf has been sharing info at his presentation all day. We know that “What We Do In The Shadows” has been renewed for a fourth season, and “American Horror Stories” has been renewed for season two. In addition, FX is trying to […]

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Andrzej Żuławski’s Hallucinatory ‘Possession’ Returns to Screens in 4K — Watch New Trailer

Polish director Andrzej Żuławski’s 1981 “Possession” remains one of the most demented movies of all time, constantly careening from mad creature-feature horror movie to Bergman-esque marital breakdown and back again. (All amply aided by special effects from “Alien” master Carlo Rambaldi.) And while the film won Isabelle Adjani the Best Actress prize at Cannes for […]

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