Tagged: Ridley Scott

Jared Leto as Niander Wallace in Blade Runner 2049

Blade Runner 2049 International Trailer released by Sony

Blade Runner 2049 Sony Pictures today released the first international trailer for Blade Runner 2049, the sequel to Ridley Scott’s original dystopian movie. Blade Runner 2049 stars Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford (as Deckard) and a slew of supporting cast. The new trailer reveals quite a lot about the story for the sequel – a SPOILER alert is this warranted. Watch the trailer below. Blade Runner 2049 is being directed by celebrated director Denis Villeneuve with movies Sicario, Arrival and the...

Alien Covenant Review – Excellent gore but also too familiar

Alien Covenant Review Prometheus wasn’t as good as it could have been. Despite some reviewers saying they really enjoyed it (in the run up to Alien: Covenant) it cannot abscond its flaws. Prometheus had a fantastic Sci-Fi premise – life was injected into worlds by a species called The Engineers. Sadly the diabolically stupid characters dragged the movie down. To put it bluntly, there was nothing to like about them for the audience to be engrossed. Except perhaps the character development of Vickers (played...

Ridley Scott creating new Sci-Fi programming for TNT

Ridley Scott Blastr.com reported today that famed movie director Ridley Scott is creating Sci-Fi shows for TNT. TNT is a cable channel that normally does not do Sci-Fi, but it did achieve some success with Falling Skies and The Librarians. Scott is set to help development of an entire evening block of programming. This ranges from hour long shows to shorter formats. Ridley Scott is not new to TV, he has had previous success producing The Man In The High Castle and Halo:...

Blade Runner 2 release moved forward to October 2017

Blade Runner 2 release moved forward to October 2017

Blade Runner 2 release moved forward to October 2017 A few weeks ago I reported that Blade Runner 2 received a (controversial) release date, January 2018. The news came on the heels of the success of Dead Pool. Fans and industry insiders speculated that the studio was not worried about a off-season release. Perhaps they were signaling Blade Runner 2 was not meant to receive a wide release. Today, in total contradiction of that reasoning, and with joy, I can announce Blade Runner...

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Alien Covenant release date set for August 4 2017

Alien Covenant release date set for August 4 2017. 20th Century Fox have announced a new release for the Ridley Scott movie Alien Covenant. Instead of October 6th 2017 the movie will now be released on August 4th 2017. That is a full 2 months ahead of schedule. Ridley Scott is not beyond releasing movies early. The release of The Martian was brought forward a whole month last year. Below is the official announcement made by the studio. —————————————————————————————————— Ridley Scott...

The Man in the High Castle episode 2 'Sunrise' Review

The Man in the High Castle episode 2 ‘Sunrise’ Review

The Man in the High Castle Earlier this year Amazon released several pilot episodes of TV-series it was producing. These episode for their prospective shows were used to gauge their potential. The pilot episode of The Man In The High Castle, an alternate history drama, came out on top. It received rave reviews from both critics and viewers and so Amazon Studios ordered a full season. The show is based on the 1962 novel of Philip K. Dick that deals with...

Bring Him Home - The Martian

First trailer of The Martian with Matt Damon Released

First trailer to Ridley Scott’s The Martian Slowly the hype around Ridley Scott’s adaptation of The Martian is building. The Martian can be summarized as Gravity set on Mars, but that would be selling it short. Today, 20th Century Fox released a full 3 minute trailer of the movie which is scheduled for release on November 25th. The trailer sets up the story with a voice over from Matt Damon as stranded astronaut Mark Watney. Mark needs to survive on...

The Martian first on-set pictures. Matt Damon as Mark Watney

Ridley Scott’s The Martian first on-set pictures released

The Martian first on-set pictures A few months ago when I wrote the review of Andy Weir’s debut novel The Martian I mentioned a movie adoption was in production. The Martian first on-set pictures were released today. They show Matt Damon as stranded astronaut Mark Watney on-set in Jordan. The movie is directed by Ridley Scott, whom most will know from Alien, Blade Runner and more recently Prometheus. Not much is known of the production beyond the still pictures that were released. No details on the part...

The Man In The High Castle meets Syfy Channel!

The Man In The High Castle meets Syfy Channel!

According to Deadline.com, Phillip K. Dick’s novel The Man In The High Castle is scheduled to be transformed into a four-part miniseries for the Syfy Channel. The series is to be produced by none other than Ridley Scott (Blade Runner, Prometheus) and X-files writer Frank Spotnitz. According to the source the miniseries has been in development hell since 2010 when production started at the BBC. Perhaps because of the fact that the story is set in America it would indeed find better prospects...

Blade Runner 30 Year Anniversary!

Blade Runner 30 Year Anniversary!

Today, 30 years ago, Blade Runner hit the cinema’s in the US, though its performance at the box-office was lackluster it certainly shined as an example of thought-provoking science fiction. Ridley Scott’s movie had a difficult start in production. The movie is of course based Philip K. Dick’s ‘Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep’, after its publication there was much interest in producing a film but none really managed to ferment. Strangely enough Gregory Peck had a role in keeping the project...

Prometheus High Resolution Pictures!

Prometheus High Resolution Pictures!

The buzz surrounding Ridley Scott’s prometheus is definitely increasing. The last weeks or so has seen the revelation of murky set pictures and trailer. Suffice it to say Twentieth Century Fox was not amused by the leak of either material, complaining the piss-poor quality of the trailer would be a let down. The real version of the trailer has been promised to be released soon in all it’s 3d glory, until that time we have to make do we these...

Blade Runner sequel in the works!

Blade Runner sequel in the works!

IGN.com has an interesting story, apparently Ridley Scott is working towards Blade Runner 2, a sequel to the 1982 original starring Harrison Ford. Though rumors first started to seem about two years ago on a Blade runner sequel things took a turn when Prometheus was announced, the long awaited prequel to Alien. Now it would appear Blade Runner 2 is back in the works. I still think the original is the best sci-fi movie ever so my expectations for the sequel are mixed....