Post Tagged with: "Ridley Scott"

by / on April 21, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

THE RISE OF THE UNCERTAIN EPIC

To understand American culture of any time period since the invention of cinema, you need only look at its films. Ever since Lord of the Rings, Hollywood has been on an epic kick, embracing the possibilities of the big, overblown […]

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by / on September 9, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

THE PROMISED LAND

Last week I speculated on the possible motivations behind Ridley Scott casting predominantly white, Anglo-European actors in the lead roles of his upcoming Biblical epic Exodus: Gods and Kings. Now I’d like to consider what position Scott’s Exodus occupies in […]

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by / on September 2, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

A PROBLEM OF BIBLICAL PROPORTIONS

The film will not come to theaters until December, but Ridley Scott’s Biblical epic Exodus: Gods and Kings has already known its share of controversy. In case you were unfamiliar with the upheaval over Scott’s proclaimed “historical” telling of the […]

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by / on August 7, 2013 at 12:24 pm / in News, Trailers

THE COUNSELOR FULL LENGTH TRAILER

I’m gonna keep this short and sweet… Yes. You had me at “written by Cormac McCarthy” but when you throw in Fassbender, Pitt, Cruz, Diaz, and ohbytheway Javier Bardem… I couldn’t be more sold. ♥♥♥♥♥

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by / on June 25, 2013 at 6:06 pm / in News, Trailers

TEASER TRAILER FOR RIDLEY SCOTT’S THE COUNSELOR

Let me throw out some names to you: Pitt Bardem Fassbender Diaz Cruz McCarthy (as in Cormac) Scott (as in Ridley) In yet? Well, I’d be willing to bet you will be after you see this… All we know about […]

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by / on March 7, 2013 at 3:00 pm / in Reviews, Vintage Vault

MODERN CLASSIC COLUMB: THELMA & LOUISE (1991)

“I don’t ever remember feeling this awake.”  Introduction This was my achilles heel. The conversation would begin whereby the group sing the praises of Ridley Scott. I love Alien. I love Blade Runner. I love Gladiator. I love Black Hawk […]

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by / on November 20, 2012 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

CUT OUT THE DIRECTOR

Contrary to the level of bitchiness usually contained in my posts, I truly do love films.  Would I write for Man, I Love Films if I didn’t? In fact, I love them so much that I get angry – I […]

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by / on October 8, 2012 at 3:00 pm / in Everything Else, Man, I Love Funny

RIDLEY SCOTT FINALLY ANSWERS THOSE NAGGING PROMETHEUS QUESTIONS

As one of the biggest albeit polarizing sci-fi films in recent memory finally makes its way on to blu-ray tomorrow, Ridley Scott is preparing for the release by addressing some of the backlash the semi-Alien prequel has generated. In an […]

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by / on September 28, 2012 at 12:02 pm / in News, Trailers

PROMETHEUS DVD TRAILER

…Sigh… Although I was disappointed in the final project, it’s hard to find someone who saw Ridley Scott’s prequel to the Alien films that doesn’t have a ton to say about it. It brought forth discussion and debate and for […]

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by / on September 18, 2012 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

WHEN GOOD IDEAS GO BAD

You’re trolling Netflix, trying to decide on something to wile away those hours between midnight and 2 am when you can respectably go to bed; or perhaps, in the long long ago, you wander the aisles of Blockbuster in search […]

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