October 29, 2009

31 Great Horror Movies: ‘Alien’

Finally. The Top 5. “Alien” makes it to No. 5 because of its innovation (at the time) and it’s stomach-turning gore. In 1979, no movie had done what “Alien” did. It took the basic stalking/slasher story and sent it to space. We have a group of people on a ship who have to make a […]

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June 12, 2009

20th Century Fox Not Happy On ALIEN Prequel Director

Sigh. We were making such great progress on the “Alien” prequel, but with Fox involved this latest news should come as no surprise. Ridley Scott and Tony Scott had lined up Carl Erik Rinsch to direct the “Alien 0” prequel but apparently things weren’t quite so confirmed as I was led to believe. EW has […]

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May 29, 2009

ALIEN Prequel Moving Forward, Director Attached

Looks like the “Alien” prequel/reboot rumors were accurate. 20th Century Fox along with the involvement of the original “Alien” director, Ridley Scott, is moving forward with their plans to go back to the facehugger storyline with either an origins story or a remake of the original. I loved the original so I’m hoping for an […]

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April 28, 2009

Ridley Scott May Go Back To ALIEN With Prequel

The news of a potential return to the “Alien” franchise is both exciting and worrisome. I’ve witnessed one of my beloved stories pretty mucked up thanks to the flailing “AVP” spin-offs, so the idea of another “Alien” attempt isn’t too appealing. But the mere potential of Ridley Scott returning to helm a prequel to the […]

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October 9, 2008

Exclusive Interview: ‘Body of Lies’ Author David Ignatius – Part 2 of 2

This is part 2 of a 2-part interview with author David Ignatius on the big screen adaptation of his novel “Body of Lies”, directed by Ridley Scott and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Russell Crowe, which releases in theaters this Friday (10/10/08). You can find part 1 of the interview here which provides more background details […]

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October 8, 2008

Exclusive Interview: ‘Body of Lies’ Author David Ignatius – Part 1 of 2

“Body of Lies”, adapted from David Ignatius’ novel of the same name, is the latest film from Ridley Scott (“Alien”, “Gladiator”, “Black Hawk Down”) and will be released into theaters this Friday, October 10th 2008. The spy-thriller, featuring Leonardo DiCaprio and Russell Crowe, follows a CIA operative, Roger Ferris (DiCaprio), who uncovers a lead on […]

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