Movie News Editor's Picks tagged Sci-fi and Thriller

  • Ridley Scott comments on future of Alien franchise

    With the release of Alien: Covenant, Ridley Scott claimed that there would be plenty more Alien movies on the horizon. Seeing how the followup to Prometheus underperformed at the box office, however, many were skeptical about this franchise’s future.

    With the release of Alien: Covenant, Ridley Scott claimed that there would be plenty more Alien movies on the horizon. Seeing how the followup to Prometheus underperformed at the box office, however, many were skeptical about this franchise’s future.
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  • Hans Zimmer joins Blade Runner 2049

    Now reports are coming in that Hans Zimmer and Benjamin Wallfisch will be working with Johansson on the score for the Blade Runner 2049, Villeneuve spoke to Entertainment.ie, explaining a score to rival Vangelis’ original requires more than one man.

    Now reports are coming in that Hans Zimmer and Benjamin Wallfisch will be working with Johansson on the score for the Blade Runner 2049, Villeneuve spoke to Entertainment.ie, explaining a score to rival Vangelis’ original requires more than one man.
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  • Reactions from first Alien: Covenant screening

    Alien: Covenant may have had its London premiere today (which you can watch back here) but it actually had its first press screening in Korea yesterday, with the reactions now in.

    Alien: Covenant may have had its London premiere today (which you can watch back here) but it actually had its first press screening in Korea yesterday, with the reactions now in.
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    The reviews sound as if they're written by kids, even accounting for translation... "The Aliens were less than those from 'Aliens' in number but still a lot." “The Neomorph is scary and gross but the Xenomorph is most terrifying.” “Only Ridley Scott could make this film so elegant yet scary. It’s nice that they use some of the same music from the original Alien too” Err, OK...
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  • Denis Villeneuve talks expectations for Blade Runner 2049

    With the first teaser trailer and images released last month, anticipation has risen even higher for the upcoming (and long-gestating) sequel to Ridley Scott’s classic sci-fi noir Blade Runner in the form of Blade Runner 2049. Now the director of…

    With the first teaser trailer and images released last month, anticipation has risen even higher for the upcoming (and long-gestating) sequel to Ridley Scott’s classic sci-fi noir Blade Runner in the form of Blade Runner 2049. Now the director of the film, the acclaimed Denis Villeneuve, has been speaking about the film and the levels of expectation upon it.

    Speaking to The Canadian Press, the director said: “The level of expectation behind this movie is huge and everybody is waiting…
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Movie News tagged Sci-fi and Thriller

  • Ridley Scott admits that Alien franchise is on its last legs

    While it’s still unclear if Fox has given up on the franchise, it appears Scott is content with letting Alien die after multiple sequels failed to generate much interest from audiences.

    While it’s still unclear if Fox has given up on the franchise, it appears Scott is content with letting Alien die after multiple sequels failed to generate much interest from audiences.
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  • How much money will Geostorm lose?

    Geostorm was originally set to come out roughly 20 months ago, but the release date was ultimately pushed back to last weekend. With a budget of $120 million, the disaster flick really had to impress during its debut… and that wasn’t at all the case.

    Geostorm was originally set to come out roughly 20 months ago, but the release date was ultimately pushed back to last weekend. With a budget of $120 million, the disaster flick really had to impress during its debut… and that wasn’t at all the case.
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  • Denis Villeneuve comments on Blade Runner 2049's box office disappointment

    Denis Villeneuve can take solace in the fact that he made a critically acclaimed modern classic with Blade Runner 2049. Unfortunately, he can’t call his film a financial success.

    Denis Villeneuve can take solace in the fact that he made a critically acclaimed modern classic with Blade Runner 2049. Unfortunately, he can’t call his film a financial success.
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  • Ridley Scott comments on future of Alien franchise

    With the release of Alien: Covenant, Ridley Scott claimed that there would be plenty more Alien movies on the horizon. Seeing how the followup to Prometheus underperformed at the box office, however, many were skeptical about this franchise’s future.

    With the release of Alien: Covenant, Ridley Scott claimed that there would be plenty more Alien movies on the horizon. Seeing how the followup to Prometheus underperformed at the box office, however, many were skeptical about this franchise’s future.
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