The Counselor satisfies some and baffles many others

I like Ridley Scott’s The Counselor so much I saw it twice this weekend.  I like Cormac McCarthy’s screenplay so much I read it three times, months ago.  Reading McCarthy’s words first helped me feel the same sensation I’d have if the movie was an...
Posted On 27 Oct 2013

Trailer for Ridley Scott’s The Counselor

Ridley Scott’s thriller written by Cormac McCarthy got a teaser trailer a month ago. Today we get a longer version that provides a better outline. (original teaser after the cut)
Posted On 20 Jul 2013

Over 35 minutes of deleted scenes for Prometheus Blu-ray

Titles for more than 35 minutes of deleted scenes that will appear on the Prometheus Blu-ray have been discovered at the BBFC via BleedingCool: 00:02:31:16 (ARRIVAL OF THE ENGINEERS) (DELETED SCENE) 00:00:58:05 (T’IS THE SEASON) (DELETED SCENE) 00:00:42:08 (OUR FIRST ALIEN)...
Posted On 16 Aug 2012

Look for a Prometheus sequel in 2014 or 2015

Or 2015. THR has the good news. The studio’s big summer bet was Ridley Scott’s Prometheus, June’s sort-of Alien prequel. The $130 million-budgeted film grossed a solid but not spectacular $303 million globally, putting it right on the franchise bubble. Fox...
Posted On 02 Aug 2012

Two new Prometheus TV spots

Two 15-second injections of upper-octave chills. “How I wonder what you are.” Indeed.
Posted On 04 Jun 2012

Trades break Prometheus embargo

Embargo blown. Nothing new. Variety and THR typically play with a disregard for rules that comes from decades of cavalier entitlement. I always feel like an enabler when posting things that “leak” but I think we know by now nothing much happens in Hollywood by...
Posted On 30 May 2012

Prometheus: “state of the art expedition flagship”

New featurette takes us on a tour of the space ship Prometheus.
Posted On 29 May 2012

Prometheus – And how different it is from an Alien Prequel

The Guardian has a nice interview with screenwriter Damon Lindelof on the making of the Alien myth as we prepare for Prometheus. It’s worth a read. Yet after so many big, dumb success stories, will audiences actually want a highbrow blockbuster? “My hope is that it...
Posted On 26 May 2012