Tonight we went to Alamo Drafthouse to see this new Ridley Scott film, Alien. It is a a sequel to his 2012 film Prometheus but more in a loose sense. Spoilers below. Read more...
"Exodus: Gods and Kings" doesn't arrive in theaters until December, but it's already one of the year's most controversial films. That's because director Ridley Scott cast white actors such as Christian Bale (as Moses), Sigourney Weaver...Show More Summary
This explanation is simply the latest excuse for filmmakers to keep doing what they’ve done for years.
Despite the fact that Ridley Scott's new movie Exodus: Gods and Kings in largely set in ancient Egypt, you'll notice that the cast of lead actors is basically completely dominated by white dudes. Bringing the titular biblical story to life will be the likes of Christian Bale as Moses and Joel Edgerton as Ramses. Show More Summary
I'm listening, Ridley. Not that I think there could possibly be a good reason for whitewashing Moses and Rameses in Exodus: Gods and Kings. But hell, give it a shot. Wow me.
There isn't an airplane flying through a shot or a boom mic floating over an actor's head or one character wearing a Sixth Dynasty headdress standing next to a character wearing an Eleventh Dynasty headdress. Give up? The answer is after the jump... The current top comment on YouTube sums it up pretty well: The casting makes this a comedy. Show More Summary
The director claims they cast multi-ethnically.
Normally, Ridley Scott tapping Christian Bale and Joel Edgerton for the leads of his next movie would be cause for excitement. But in the case of Exodus: Gods and Kings, Scott’s choices have raised some eyebrows. You see, Exodus is a film set in ancient Egypt, about ancient Egyptians, specifically Moses and Ramses. Show More Summary
20th Century Fox has released some more new photos from director Ridley Scott's "Exodus: Gods and Kings," starring Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Aaron Paul, John Turturro, Sigourney Weaver, and Sir Ben Kingsley. From acclaimed director...Show More Summary
If you watched the trailer for Ridley Scott's latest film Exodus: Gods and Kings and found yourself annoyed by the whitewashed lead cast of the Biblical epic that takes place in Egypt, you're not the only one. There's been quite theShow More Summary
There will be a sequel to Blade Runner, Harrison Ford will be in it, and director Ridley Scott says the film’s script is “damn good.” Blade Runner changed the face of science fiction films. Along with Ridley Scott’s other masterwork, Alien, George Lucas’s Star Wars and Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, these films carried
The director has no less than 3 science fiction films waiting in the wings.
Behold the mighty Copernicus with this great story!!! Read the full article on AICN Copernicus here. At the 2013 Butt-Numb-A-Thon Ernie Cline and I got to talking and he was telling me that I just had to read this book calledShow More Summary
LastwecheckedinwithRidleyScottandtheAlconEntertainment-producedsequeltohis1982Sci-FiclassicBladeRunner,thedirectorwasstillholdingontothehope thathecouldconvince72-yearoldHarrisonFordtoreturnasRickDeckard.Well,eitherScottgrewtiredofwShow More Summary
In what basically amounts to a Sophie’s Choice for fans of the director (except for the not-insignificant faction that thinks he ought to drown both of them in the bath), Ridley Scott has said that after he finishes directing Matt Damon in The Martian, he must choose between directing Blade Runner 2 and Prometheus 2. Show More Summary
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And so is PROMETHEUS 2, but no hurry there, Rids.
Are you one of the many fans who just can’t wait to revisit the world of replicants that Ridley Scott brought to life in Blade Runner? Maybe you can’t wait to get back to the Prometheus to see just how much further the events of the crew tie into the entire Alien mythos. Perhaps you […]
This December, we'll see if Ridley Scott can finally deliver another great film by returning to the sword and sandal tale of Exodus: Gods and Kings (the trailer had impressive visuals, but felt a bit artificial otherwise). But he's got plenty of other projects on his future slate to keep him busy. Show More Summary
Sir Ridley Scott likes to keep a number of irons in the fire. At one point, the legendary filmmaker’s IMDB had nearly as many "announced" projects as it did completed features. The Englishman likes to work, even at the older age of 76, and he has several sandboxes in which he’s able to play. Show More Summary