Tag Archives: Sigourney Weaver

Chappie review — scrappy (but not too crappy) scifi

Directed by Neill Blomkamp, written by Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell This picture is getting a lot of flack for its various issues, not the least of which is its considerable similarity—at least in the early going—to Robocop, and its considerable similarity—later on in the running time—to Short Circuit. But despite that, within its rough-around-the-edges construction,… Read More

Exodus: Gods And Kings — Biblical blah blah

Directed by Ridley Scott, Written by Adam Cooper, Bill Collage, Jeffrey Caine, and Steven Zaillian  When I saw Noah earlier this year, I wondered who it was made for. Studio heads must be thinking with the right Biblical story they might have another Passion Of The Christ-level success, getting the devout Christians out to the movies.… Read More

Alien series review (on Blu-Ray)

Alien (1979) Directed by Ridley Scott Written by Dan O'Bannon and Ronald Shusett Alien has been around so long it's kind of hard to imagine the world without those cute lil' exomorphs that kinda look like stainless steel dildos with teeth. When I was a kid I remember the excitement around the 1979 film—people saying… Read More