Preventing The Pandora Matrix

It was recently rumored that director James Cameron has verbally closed the door on his future beyond the Avatar concept, vowing only to make movies about his far-flung Pandora from here on ...

Prometheus: Why Being Left In The Dark Is A Good Thing

Even if the upcoming Ridley Scott movie Prometheus turns out to be a steaming toilet-hugger instead of the Thrill Ride of the Summer, it has accomplished one thing very few movies have had the capacity for of late; that is holding ...

Revival House: “They mostly come at night … mostly …”

So many things didn’t sound right. For one, the original film’s director Ridley Scott had nothing to do with it. Secondly, the plot would involve the sole survivor of Alien, Ripley (Sigourney Weaver), to be somehow convinced to return to the ...

Among Us: Aliens, Invaders & Allies

This weekend brings Battle: Los Angeles to movie screens across the country, not to mention Aaron Eckhart to the brink of extinction as space invaders sock it to the Left Coast. Last month gave usĀ I Am Number Four, the story of ...

Listmania: Top 20 Scariest Films (#20-11)

In pop culture, lists are everything. They lend a sense of order to an otherwise orderless world. From film and literature to music, critics and readers alike love to put things in tidy rows. It is with this in ...

Listmania: Top 10 Kick-Ass Movies

In pop culture, lists are everything. They lend a sense of order to an otherwise orderless world. From film and literature to music, critics and readers alike love to put things in tidy rows. It is with this in ...

Film Review: “District 9″ (updated for Blu-ray)

The highly anticipated film District 9 is opening today, all set to make a killing at the box office (and it certainly deserves the reward. It’s a well-crafted film, both in tone and tale, and brings to the screen the most authentic-looking ...

The Friday Mixtape: All Souls Edition, 10/30/09

Welcome back.

Are you feeling comfortable? Good. Right about now, you’re sitting casually in your seat, perhaps in a chair staring at the monitor, perhaps bundled up on the couch, wrapped in ...

Film Review: “The Day The Earth Stood Still”

Before we begin, allow me to state for the record that I hate remakes. With very rare exceptions, they tend to be lifeless, pale imitations of the classics which came before them.

The remake of the 1951 classic The Day The Earth ...