Alien: Covenant (**) – IQ’s just dropped sharply

Alien Covenant - 2017 "If you really want a franchise, I can keep cranking it for another six. I'm not going to close it down again. No way." - Ridley Scott, March 2017 Director Ridley Scott Screenplay John Logan, Dante Harper Starring Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demián Bichir, Carmen Ejogo, Amy Seimetz, Jussie Smollett, Callie Hernandez, Nathaniel … Continue reading Alien: Covenant (**) – IQ’s just dropped sharply

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Blade Runner: Director’s Cut it’s not just the effects that aren’t special

  Blade Runner: The Director's Cut - 1992 (1982) Director Ridley Scott Starring Harrison Ford, Sean Young, Rutger Hauer, Daryl Hannah, M.Emmett Walsh, Edward James Olmos, William Sanderson, Joanna Cassidy, Brion James, Joe Turkel Screenplay Hampton Fancher, David Peoples based upon the story Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Phillip K. Dick "This was not called execution, it was called retirement." … Continue reading Blade Runner: Director’s Cut it’s not just the effects that aren’t special

Prometheus: Sail into the mystery

Prometheus - 2012 Directed by Ridley Scott Starring Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Charleze Theron, Guy Pearce. Idris Elba, Logan-Marshall Green, Rafe Spall, Sean Harris, Patrick Wilson, Kate Dickie, Benedict Wong Screenplay by  Damon Lindelof, Jonathan Sphaits Early on in the classic film, The Player, there is one long, magnificent scene in which we get to see a number … Continue reading Prometheus: Sail into the mystery

One Day: One wishes it to be over early

One Day - 2011 Directed by Lone Scherfig Starring Anne Hathaway, Jim Sturgess, Patricia Clarkson, Rafe Spall, Ken Stott Written by David Nicholls Early on, one gets a sense of the game they are being subjected to with One Day: what if we made When Harry Met Sally, but instead of making random check ins  throughout … Continue reading One Day: One wishes it to be over early

CPE’s Prometheus / Predator / Alien Universe Chronological Timeline Reviews

With the release of the first good Predator film in almost 25 years, and the making (by Ridley Scott) of an Alien prequel, Prometheus, now is a great time to review the two series as a whole.  Both series have gone to hell and back (sometimes together), but overall, the entire series has provided many intense, … Continue reading CPE’s Prometheus / Predator / Alien Universe Chronological Timeline Reviews