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Alien Movies in Order: How to Watch Chronologically and by Release Date

It’s hard to overstate the profound impact of Ridley Scott on modern visual media. His style and techniques permeate genres and mediums beyond quantification. They’re backed into the identity of popular culture. In his near 60-year tenure directing cinema, he’s created classics including Blade Runner, Thelma and Louise, G.I. Jane, Gladiator, Black Hawk Down, and […]

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Daniel Radcliffe: I Based My Career Off Harrison Ford’s Post-‘Indiana Jones’

Daniel Radcliffe didn’t want to just be a one-trick pony.After making a statement infamously shedding his “Harry Potter” persona by baring all in a West End production of “Equus,” Radcliffe solidified his fame post-“Potter” glory. Now, the “Weird: The Al Yankovic Story” star is crediting Harrison Ford as his career inspiration.“I had this awareness that […]

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Filming The First Mad Max Was A ‘Disaster’ In The Eyes Of Director George Miller

Like the hazy fogs that often coat their landscapes, dystopian and post-apocalyptic films are heavy and dense. They ponder frightening futures while critiquing present-day social issues that might lead us there. Visually, they are often gritty and bleak, with stark images of what might be waiting for us in the years to come.Any dystopian film […]

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Liam Neeson, Diane Kruger Talk ‘Marlowe’ as Neil Jordan’s Film World Premieres in San Sebastian

Liam Neeson and Diane Kruger turned out at the San Sebastian Film Festival on Saturday to support the world premiere of Neil Jordan’s “Marlowe,” which closes the festival tonight.Jordan and William Monahan’s adaptation of John Banville’s novel “The Black-Eyed Blonde” centers Raymond Chandler’s famous detective Philip Marlowe, and – like Chandler’s books – is set […]

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Ridley Scott Doesn’t Think Of Blade Runner As A ‘Science Fiction’ Film

“Los Angeles, November 2019.” These words greet viewers within the first few minutes of Ridley Scott’s 1982 dystopian sci-fi, “Blade Runner.” The world-building in “Blade Runner” is rightfully lauded for its intricate aesthetics, as the film set a precedent for the science-fiction genre for years to come. Loosely based on Philip K. Dick’s “Do Androids […]

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Ridley Scott Went Low-Tech To Sell The Reality Of Raised By Wolves

The dystopian sci-fi series “Raised by Wolves” was a collaborative effort by series creator Aaron Guzikowski and executive producer Ridley Scott, and the latter was heavily involved in the process of creating the look and feel of the show. Exploring android-human relations is not new territory for Scott, as the director has etched detailed, futuristic […]

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Edgar Wright Remembers Seeing, And Being Scarred By, The Thing For The First Time

When we look back on the iconic films from the summer of 1982, we typically discuss their artistic and commercial influence on the medium. What we don’t do nearly enough is dig into how they shaped the next generation of filmmakers.While millions of youngsters left movies like “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial,” “Poltergeist,” “Blade Runner,” “Conan the […]

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Blade Runner’s Rachael Was An Homage To A Golden Age Hollywood Star

“Blade Runner” turns 40 this week, and quadragenarian life looks good on Ridley Scott’s noir-drenched sci-fi film. The movie is still beloved years later for its intense atmosphere, moody design, and surprising, existential take on the future of mankind. Scott’s adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” also has some fantastic […]

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Tales From The Box Office: In 1982, E.T. Buried Blade Runner And The Thing

For some moviegoers out there, it simply never got better than the summer of 1982. The sheer number of great movies released that year during the prime moviegoing season is downright staggering when looking back at it some 40 years later. “Conan the Barbarian,” “Rocky III,” “Poltergeist,” “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan,” “Tron,” “An […]

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The Pre-Kubrick Sci-Fi Classic That Left Its Mark On Ridley Scott

Ridley Scott is a legendary director without a doubt, having helmed science-fiction films such as “Alien” and “Blade Runner” and changing the genre forever. Over the years, Scott has belted out many entries that tackled different sci-fi aspects, including the thematically balanced “The Martian” and his extremely polarizing “Prometheus,” carving out a niche for himself in […]

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