Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Ridley Scott

  • Press Play
    13 comments
    tweet
    267

    VIDEO ESSAY: Ridley Scott's PROMETHEUS Timeline

    It’s perplexing to survey the recent surge of excitement from sci-fi movie fans about Ridley Scott. Sure, Scott’s two directorial sci-fi films—"Alien" and "Blade Runner"—set the benchmarks for the sci-fi horror and the sci-fi futuristic thriller, respectively, but Scott hasn’t directed a sci-fi film...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    5 comments
    tweet
    9

    BAMCinematek Celebrates Tangerine Dream: We Pick Their 5 Best Soundtrack Scores

    As the New York Times so aptly observed this weekend, eerie '80s synths score are synonymous with the German experimental electronic music group Tangerine Dream. And yet, the group and their sinister and moody, but anonymous modulations, we're never celebrated as loudly in that era (or since) compar...

    Read More »
  • Criticwire
    4 comments
    tweet
    10

    The Pros and Cons of Directors' Cuts

    On the whole, are directors' cuts good or bad for movies?

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    4 comments
    tweet
    13

    Now and Then: Wes Anderson and Ridley Scott, Two Master Stylists Whose Best Work Is Past

    Let me begin by clarifying my headline. I am not saying that Wes Anderson and Ridley Scott, two master stylists with new movies in theaters, will not someday surpass their best films; that kind of prediction is impossible and counterproductive. But it must be admitted that they set the bar high, and...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    6 comments
    tweet
    25

    Ridley Scott Reveals He's Working On The Biblical Tale 'Moses'

    One only has to look at Ridley Scott's IMDB page to realize of the many, many, many, many projects he has in development, at the age of 74, the sand in hourglass is running out and he's not going to get to them all. But don't tell him that, as the director keeps piling them on. Most rece...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    5 comments
    tweet
    18

    Ridley Scott Admits He Cut 'Prometheus' For Ratings, But Says There Won't Be A Director's Cut On DVD

    "MPAA, get your house in order,” Ridley Scott said earlier this year as he was in the final stages of getting "Prometheus" ready. And while there was some concern that the highly anticipated film might be neuteured for a PG-13 rating, fans were relieved when it was officially co...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    2 comments
    tweet
    10

    Review: Ridley Scott's 'Prometheus' Offers Eye-Popping 'Alien' Origin Myth

    Ridley Scott’s return to the genre that forged his reputation as a visionary stylist arrives weighed down by expectations it was always going to struggle to match, let alone surpass. "Prometheus" contains neither the taut, visceral chills of "Alien" nor ground-breaking aesthetic of "Blade Runner" bu...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    7

    Is Ridley Scott's Western 'The Color Of Lightning' Penned By Larry McMurtry Finally Moving Forward?

    Everything in the movie world about Ridley Scott over the past few months has been about "Prometheus," "The Counselor" or that "Blade Runner" sequel he's doing, but here's something that's thankfully about none of those things and more proof that at 74 years...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    10 comments
    tweet
    44

    5 Fractured Fairy Tale Movies Worth Watching After 'Snow White And The Huntsman'

    Once upon a time there existed a cinematic landscape where not every feature-length fairy tale movie was drawn from a classic story, and the descriptor “fractured fairy tale” didn’t just mean gross-out humor and a Scottish-accented Mike Myers playing a big green ogre. While some of those films have ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    61 comments
    tweet
    22

    Review: Ridley Scott's 'Prometheus' Is A Gorgeous, Fascinating Muddle Of Ideas That Can't Stick The Landing

    Ambition is a rare thing in movies these days, especially when it comes to summer blockbuster fare. There might be ambitions to blow up bigger things, or include more bad guys, or feature more stars, but in terms of real ambition -- telling big stories, about big subjects, on a huge canvas -- only a...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Sony Hack Reveals the Insufferable Whiteness ...Shadow and Act
  • The DressmakerKate Winslet Ready For 'Jobs' Biopic, ...The Playlist
  • Watch: The Curious Case Of Copyright ...The Playlist