Strong Performances Save ‘The Last Duel’ From Flaws In Its Script (Review)

Strong Performances Save ‘The Last Duel’ From Flaws In Its Script (Review)

Ever since his feature film directing debut in 1977, Ridley Scott has been a master of crafting the epic movie no matter the genre, from the Crusades-set Kingdom of Heaven and the Oscar-winning Gladiator set in ancient Rome to the sci-fi dystopia Blade Runner and several films in the Alien franchise. He succeeds once again in the epic genre with his latest film, The Last Duel, which tells a grand and timely yet intimate and secular tale based on actual events with an innovative story structure that’s not without its flaws, but they’re more than made up for by strong performances from its cast, authentic set and costume design, an ominous tone and thrilling action sequences.  

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Gladiator Vs. Braveheart Fight to The Death

Gladiator Vs. Braveheart Fight to The Death

Fight to The Death is an ongoing feature where staffers and readers get to vote and explain why one film is better than the other OR whether one fictional character would be able to kill another. This month’s featured rumble is a classic – Gladiator versus Braveheart. Vote now for a chance to win BOTH movies in 4K UHD Blu-ray. Update – Winner chosen! Read more

Alien: Covenant is Visually Rich & Emotionally Satisfying – I Love Michael Fassbender (Review)

Alien: Covenant is Visually Rich & Emotionally Satisfying – I Love Michael Fassbender (Review)

I’ve been looking forward to Alien: Covenant for a while.  There’s something about this franchise that just gets me where I live.  Even when it’s combined with the Predator franchise, even when it’s Prometheus.  I just like bio-horror.  The face-hugger, those magnificent eggs, the chest-burster, the slick big-daddy aliens, the pulsating queens – I love all of it.  And Alien: Covenant has something else I love:  Michael Fassbender.  Fair warning, in this review I’m going to talk about him a lot. Read more

New Alien Covenant Poster Teases Queen, Facehuggers & Plenty of Xenomorph Chaos

New Alien Covenant Poster Teases Queen, Facehuggers & Plenty of Xenomorph Chaos

From 20th Century Fox and director Ridley Scott, comes the follow-up to his prequel film Prometheus — Alien: Covenant. Starring Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, James Franco, Demián Bichir, Carmen Ejogo, Amy Seimetz, Jussie Smollett, Callie Hernandez, Nathaniel Dean, Alexander England, and Benjamin Rigby, the film hits theaters May 19, 2017. Read more

Alien: Covenant Cast Photo Revealed Featuring First Look at James Franco

Alien: Covenant Cast Photo Revealed Featuring First Look at James Franco

From 20th Century Fox and director Ridley Scott, comes the follow-up to his prequel film Prometheus — Alien: Covenant. Starring Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, James Franco, Demián Bichir, Carmen Ejogo, Amy Seimetz, Jussie Smollett, Callie Hernandez, Nathaniel Dean, Alexander England, and Benjamin Rigby, the film hits theaters May 19, 2017. Read more