Tag: Ridley Scott

The Martian: Damon-led sci-fi film best in several years

Don’t make the mistake of skipping a trip to your local theater to catch “The Martian.” There’s too many reasons not to miss out on what likely will go down as one of the premier science fiction films of the decade – thought everything right about the movie starts and ends with Matt Damon. As with all films about the stranded or marooned, a … Read More The Martian: Damon-led sci-fi film best in several years

Exodus Gods and Kings: Bibically-inspired epic takes left field turn

Biblically-inspired 3D epic film doesn’t really sound like a very appealing genre, especially after Russell Crowe’s dud “Noah” released to much derision earlier this year. There’s a lot of unevenness to Ridley Scott’s latest feature, “Exodus: Gods and Kings,” which re-imagines the Biblical story of Moses as action-adventure fodder. Oscar-winner Christian Bale picks up sword not staff to play Moses, a highly conflicted character … Read More Exodus Gods and Kings: Bibically-inspired epic takes left field turn