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Alien Turns 35 Today -- You Should Watch It Right Now

Exactly 35 years ago today, Alien hit the theatres. It’s a sad truth that we’re supposed to celebrate the spawn of this spine-rattling franchise less than two weeks after the death of H.R. Giger, the surrealist artist who helped develop the film’s horrific, biomechanical aesthetic. That said, there’s no better way to celebrate the work of a genius than by spending your Sunday night staring at his creations.


Watch Ridley Scott's Aliens Animated In Just 60 Seconds

Who has time to watch a whole movie anymore? It’s winter! So in the spirit of phoning in everything once the temperature drops below 15°C, here’s Ridley Scott’s Aliens in 60 seconds of adorable animation.


Ridley Scott Working With Machinima On New Sci-Fi Short Films

Not Prometheus, thanks, Ridley. Would that be OK? Apparently it would, as he’s announced he’s working on a dozen original sci-fi shorts.


Prometheus 2 Is Happening

I don’t know about you lot, but I enjoyed Prometheus. Sure, it has plot holes you can fly an Engineer ship through, and a whole cast of one-dimensional characters, but it was a good romp nonetheless, and it looks like we’ll be romping all over again as The Hollywood Reporter confirms that the movie would get a sequel.


Prometheus Trailer: Alien Prequel Or Not, Ridley Scott's New Sci-Fi Looks Stunning

Though technically no longer a direct Alien prequel, Scott says Prometheus shares “strands of Alien’s DNA”. Is that some sort of clue? This new HD trailer definitely has a similar creepy space horror vibe. And that has to be the space jockey room I see, right?


Ridley Scott: Streaming Movies Suck

Three-time Oscar-nominated director of many awesomesauce movies Ridley Scott penned a HuffPo article yesterday, detailing why streaming movies are still vastly inferior to physical media such as Blu-ray. Oh, yeah, Mr Scott? You’re… you’re… absolutely right. Sigh.


Ridley Scott Will Direct New Blade Runner Movie

Advertising-packed skyscrapers, flying cars, genetically engineered robots – Blade Runner has inspired all manner of movies and technology since 1982, and it’s coming back, with the original director aboard. Hell yes!


Ridley Scott Will Never Make Another Non-3D Movie

Does that mean we can expect a 3D treatment for Blade Runner? God knows there aren’t enough different versions in existence already. The director announced at Comic-Con that he’ll “never work without 3D again, even for small dialogue scenes”.


Ridley Scott's YouTube-Sourced 'Life In A Day' Documentary Opens To 97% On Rotten Tomatoes

One year ago today, producer Ridley Scott and director Kevin McDonald (The Last King of Scotland) asked the world to submit a slice of their life via YouTube. Over 80,000 videos from 140 different nations later, the final 94-minute cut is an inspiring, deeply personal look at humanity. After hitting the festival circuit, Life In A Day opened in US cinemas today to wide acclaim. Here’s the trailer.


What Has 26 Directors, 4500 Hours Of Footage From 80,000 People?

A: This Ridley Scott-produced, crowd-sourced documentary titled Life In A Day. The film, which is set to premiere at Sundance, gathered 80,000 video clips of people’s lives, all filmed this past July 24. Sounds epic.


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