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Alien: Covenant Review

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Ridley’s Back Baby… Kind Of

Reviewed by Mason Manuel

Following the absolute nightmare that was the Alien prequel, Prometheus, Director Ridley Scott once again takes the reigns of his flagship franchise. Feeling like a “I’m sorry” note for fans who had such high hopes for the mentioned prequel, Covenant refreshingly steps away from the vagueness of its predecessor and delivers some real answers plaguing the Alien story for years. However passing the bar set by his last entry is not exactly a high goal to set and therein lies some of the deep set issues with the actual film.  Continue reading Alien: Covenant Review

Blade Runner 2049 Trailer Release

(Source: Warner Brothers)

Film Releasing October 6th

Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K’s discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.

From executive producer Ridley Scott and director Denis Villeneuve, #BladeRunner2049 stars Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Ana De Armas, MacKenzie Davis, Sylvia Hoeks, Lennie James, Carla Juri, Robin Wright, Dave Bautista and Jared Leto.

Why’s it Classic?: Alien

Alien (1979)

Directed by Ridley Scott

Starring Sigourney WeaverTom SkerritJohn Hurt

By Courtney Adkisson

Over generations of film and cinema there are various “classic” films within history. The idea of a classic film is the genre that is universal or worldwide and has maybe changed the views of the film industry and/or the audience. They are meant to be iconic stories that leave an impact on the audience. Classic films can be of any genre as well but it is mainly a powerful, well-known story that literally lasts through decades because of the contents. Sometimes the reason it is so famous as a “classic” film is because they were considered ahead of its time like in 2001: Space Odyssey. However, I watched an even more intensive sci-fi genre film that will probably live even past this generation. Continue reading Why’s it Classic?: Alien