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GREY MATTERS: ALIEN VS. PREDATOR VS. ALIEN VS. PROMETHEUS

For months Twentieth Century Fox has been frothing us up over Sir Ridley Scott’s return to the "Alien" business with "Prometheus." But for me, this is an occasion to not only celebrate the uncelebrated—Paul W.S. Anderson’s fantastic "Alien vs. Predator"—but to see through Scott’s contributions and mourn their horrible legacy.
  • By Ian Grey
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  • June 8, 2012 8:55 AM
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SIMON SAYS: Trying Harder: What PROMETHEUS Gets Right

One character in Prometheus sums up why Ridley Scott's return to his 1979 science fiction milestone is as refreshing as it is, in just two words: "Try harder."
  • By Simon Abrams
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  • June 7, 2012 8:55 AM
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VIDEO ESSAY: Ridley Scott's PROMETHEUS Timeline

It’s perplexing to survey the recent surge of excitement from sci-fi movie fans about Ridley Scott. Sure, Scott’s two directorial sci-fi films—"Alien" and "Blade Runner"—set the benchmarks for the sci-fi horror and the sci-fi futuristic thriller, respectively, but Scott hasn’t directed a sci-fi film in thirty years.
  • By Nelson Carvajal
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  • June 6, 2012 9:25 AM
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VERTIGOED: ALIEN

PRESS PLAY'S "VERTIGOED" CONTEST: FINALIST
  • By William D'Annucci
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  • May 1, 2011 6:05 PM
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