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While it’s possible that the storm affecting the East Coast could reduce the film’s overall performance, strong reviews and powerful word-of-mouth likely will continue to keep The Martian near the top of the box office charts for weeks to come. With or without space diapers.
A few weeks back, Emily Blunt discussed the lack of female action stars, and now, Jessica Chastain is speaking out on a similar notion. Specifically, Chastain is finding big problems with female superheroes these days, problems that need to see some change.
Ridley Scott is largely responsible for unleashing one of the scariest movie aliens of all time on audiences, but the question of whether or not he actually believes there are extraterrestrials was still up in the air.
Now that we know Prometheus 2 isn't Prometheus 2 anymore, director Ridley Scott has been talking about the project, and he has some very interesting things to say.
What do you think? Was it wise to adopt a title that leans on the Alien brand? Will this next film be the one that closes the gap between Scott’s seminal Alien movie, and these latest efforts? Weigh in below.
Female action characters tend to be a bit more rare. But, there are always the one’s that stick out--female action characters that to this day we still are talking about, the iconic ones that newer action stars are inspired by.
As filmmakers tend to be people who love movies, they also find motivation and inspiration in the work of others, and Ridley Scott just revealed how Star Wars compelled him to make Alien.
Alien vs. Predator is not exactly the favorite film in the franchise, but according to Sigourney Weaver, it has a huge, and negative, impact on the Alien saga.
Ridley Scott has said that while Prometheus isn’t a prequel to Alien, and there may not necessarily be a causal link between the two, it does exist in that world, and the ties between the two are strong indeed.
In honor of the release of Run All Night, we’d like to share with you some of the best examples of bottle storytellinIt's amazing what can happen in a day. Just ask any of the protagonists in any of the films on this list!
Neill Blomkamp clearly has big plans for the Alien franchise, because he envisions that he may already have a follow up idea for his upcoming fifth installment.
If you thought Neill Blomkamp's new Alien film was going to conveniently forget a film or two, think again. It looks like continuity will be enforced, at least if Blomkamp's latest remarks have anything to say about it.
It’s pretty easy to argue that Sigourney Weaver’s Ellen Ripley never really got the send-off that she deserved in the franchise, but that’s an issue, it seems, that Weaver and director Neill Blomkamp are eager to do away with forever in the next chapter of the series.
I could see Louis CK dying horribly in an opening sequence that kicks the new Alien movie off in bloody fashion. Cast him as a military grunt who gets an alien tail through the chest? Have a laser blaster remove his head accidentally?
When Chappie director Neill Blomkamp revealed concept art a month ago of a new Alien idea he was working on featuring Ripley herself, the Internet, understandably, lost its shit. In the time since that reveal, many have wondered about the exact details of the situation, but fortunately we recently got the chance to speak with Weaver herself to get the behind-the-scenes story.
Neill Blomkamp was given the cinematic community a great, late Christmas present by unveiling the concept art for an Alien film he was unofficially working on.
Sir Ridley Scott is one of the most influential filmmakers of all time. But what are his 10 greatest ever movies? Here's a list to provoke a furious debate on the topic.
With science fiction movies and TV series, we expect a certain amount of pandering or sexual suggestiveness aimed towards the audience. However, in science fiction, the beauty can be a mask for something more, unexpected, or sinister. That’s what makes it a delicious affair. These seven lovely ladies represent some of the genre's best examples.
Ridley Scott gives us a status update on the Prometheus and Blade Runner sequels. What he says about his plans for Prometheus 2 may surprise you.
Before you go chalking this up to half-hearted wish speak from an actress who’d love a little more time in the limelight, consider this. Sigourney Weaver’s initial Alien director, Sir Ridley Scott, has started building the bridge between pre-Alien conversations with his own film, Prometheus, and that movie’s planned sequel.