The hard thing about period pieces is those who make them are subject to the sensibilities of the time they are being made.
If that sounds like too much to cover in a movie, it’s not. The three hours fly by and justice is served.
In the end, this will be a film more remembered for the supporting actor that was replaced than for anything else…even possibly the real events on which it is inspired.
The Role of Jefferson and Adams shall be played by CoolPapaE (CPE) and WeMissE (WME). You can judge for yourself who is who, or if they are both just a couple of blowhards.
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 […]
The 88th Avenue Oscars – Cut the crap Enough of this stuff. It’s getting old. Why is it that each year increasingly mediocre films are awarded for having one trick […]
The Martian – 2015 Director Ridley Scott Screenplay Drew Goddard based on the book by Andy Weir Starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Michael Peña, Kate Mara, Sean Bean, Sebastian Stan, Aksel Hennie, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Benedict Wong In […]
Exodus – Gods and Kings (2014) Directed by Ridley Scott Starring Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, John Turturro, Aaron Paul, Ben Mendelsohn, María Valverde, Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley, Andrew Tarbet, Isaac Andrews Screenplay Adam Cooper, Bill Collage, Jeffrey Caine, Steven Zaillian The prospect […]
The Counselor – 2013 Director Ridley Scott Starring Michael Fassbender, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem, Brad Pitt, Dean Norris, John Leguizamo Written by Cormac McCarthy Rule 13: A spec script, or non-commissioned screenplay, is not solicited by […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]