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The Martian Astronauts Decompress After 10 Days in Pre-Trip Isolation

This fall, America is going to send a manned mission to Mars, and it’s not going to go well. But before all that, any astronauts slated to take this trip would obviously undergo lots of tests—one of which might be an extended period in isolation. And that’s the subject of the latest viral video for The Martian. » 8/04/15 9:40am Today 9:40am

Ridley Scott Still Says He's Making Prometheus 2, and it Shoots Soon

While the first Prometheus definitely opened the door to a sequel, very few walked out actually thinking it was going to happen. The 2012 film was a middling financial and critical success so though there was talk of a follow-up, it seemed likely the project would fade away and die. It has now risen from the dead. » 8/03/15 12:40pm Yesterday 12:40pm

This 45-Minute Blade Runner Cut Is Made Of Footage Not In The Final…

There are already multiple official versions of Ridley Scott’s classic film Blade Runner, but Charles de Lauzirika and his production team managed to make a completely different cut using just the B-roll from the film and takes that ended up on the cutting room floor. Check out their 45-minute version of Rick… » 6/09/15 4:20pm 6/09/15 4:20pm

In The Martian Trailer, Matt Damon "Sciences the Shit" Out of Everything

The first trailer for Ridley Scott’s movie adaptation of The Martian was just released, and things look both very dire and pretty funny. Not that we were worried about him, but Matt Damon appears more than able to carry all those scenes by himself. “In your face, Neil Armstrong,” indeed. » 6/08/15 6:24am 6/08/15 6:24am

When A Newspaper Gave Blade Runner's Replicant Test To Mayor Candidates

What if your city elected a Replicant as mayor and you didn't know it? There's only way to guard against this situation, and that's by administering the Voight-Kampff test to every single candidate during the mayoral election. One newspaper in San Francisco did that back in 2003, and the results were amazing. » 2/23/15 1:47pm 2/23/15 1:47pm

The Exodus Mystery: How Can a Movie Be So Wrong in So Many Ways?

This is one of those moments when a movie comes along that is so repugnant, and so bland, and so pretentious, that it's almost impossible to believe. And yet, like a voice from a burning bush, Exodus is an unbelievable event that will nevertheless lead thousands of people on a terrifying quest — to movie theaters. » 12/12/14 11:07am 12/12/14 11:07am

Ridley Scott Says There'll Be A New Type Of Alien In Prometheus 2

While Noomi Rapace and Michael Fassbender's severed head journey through the cosmos, Sir Ridley Scott is hard at work at chronicling their adventures in his script for Prometheus 2. And now he's dropped a fascinating bombshell about the movie: It's going to have a new type of alien we've never seen before. » 11/20/14 8:40am 11/20/14 8:40am