Tag Archives: Ridley Scott

October 11

Blade Runner 2049

We live in an age where it is becoming increasingly common to dismiss sequels from the moment they are announced. More often the than not there is good reason for the distain. Time and time again studios assume that they can recapture the magic of an existing property by repackaging the same item they sold […]

May 22

Alien: Covenant

The original 1979 Ridley Scott directed Alien is among my favourite films of all time. It was unlike anything I had seen before. The film reached new heights for terror, tension, suspense and gore; and gave birth of the notion that the last man standing could be a woman. Skip ahead to the series reboot […]

June 07

New on Blu-ray & DVD: The Martian Extended Edition

After wowing both audiences and critics, and garnering seven Academy Award nominations, The Martian returns today on Digital HD, DVD, Blu-ray and 4K Ultra bigger and better than before. Released by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, The Martian Extended Edition features ten minutes of brand new footage and over two hours of special features. In […]

September 14

TIFF 2015: The Martian

Based on the novel by Andy Weir, Ridley Scott’s The Martian is one of those rare science fiction blockbusters where the star-studded cast takes a backseat to the science itself. When a violent storm interrupts a team of NASA astronauts conducting research on Mars, the evacuating crew reluctantly leave Mark Watney (Matt Damon), who was […]

January 26

Talking 2000 Oscars on The Dew Over

Nominated for a whopping 12 Academy Awards, Ridley Scott’s Gladiator was a force to be reckoned with at the 2000 Oscars. Was the action film truly the top film of the year? Or did director Steven Soderbergh merely knock himself out of the equation by having two films (Traffic and Erin Brockovich) in the running […]