Ridley Scott

The Last Duel – first-look review

By Rafaela Sales Ross

Appealing turns from Ben Affleck and Jodie Comer can’t save Ridley Scott’s bloated historical epic.

A new documentary about a DIY stage version of Alien is an absurd delight

By Kambole Campbell

Alien on Stage tells the story of a pantomime troupe’s hand-crafted tribute to Ridley Scott’s sci-fi classic.

The House of Gucci trailer showcases a full range of Italian(?) accents

By Charles Bramesco

Adam Driver, Lady Gaga, Jared Leto, Al Pacino... and Jeremy Irons?! Abbondanza!

Matt Damon and Adam Driver throw down the gauntlet in The Last Duel trailer

By Charles Bramesco

In Ridley Scott’s medieval epic, they face off alongside Jodie Comer and a towheaded Ben Affleck.

Ridley Scott eyes Jodie Comer for the female lead in his Napoleon epic

By Charles Bramesco

She’s set to star as Josephine, paramour to the infamous, diminutive world-conqueror.

Know The Score: Bobby Krlic on Alien

By Thomas Hobbs

The Midsommar composer, better known as The Haxan Cloak, reveals how he drew inspiration from Jerry Goldsmith’s classic soundtrack.

The supernatural, Nick Cave-scripted Gladiator sequel that never was

By Simon Bland

The Bad Seeds frontman wrote a screenplay for Russell Crowe, resurrecting his Roman warrior.

Ridley Scott and Lady Gaga team up for Gucci murder thriller

By Charles Bramesco

The pop star is returning to the silver screen for a true-crime retelling of Maurizio Gucci’s assassination.

Alexandre O Philippe on exploring the origins of Ridley Scott’s Alien

By Paul Risker

A new documentary reveals the untold secrets of this seminal sci-fi horror.

Memory: The Origins of Alien

By Anton Bitel

This documentary reveals how HP Lovecraft, Francis Bacon and Alejandro Jodorowsky inspired Ridley Scott’s sci-fi opus.

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Ridley Scott readies a period piece with a trio of big-name writers

By Charles Bramesco

Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Nicole Holofcener are on scriptwriting duties for The Last Duel.

Ridley Scott is still planning to direct another Alien prequel

By Charles Bramesco

The director’s next instalment in the franchise will complete the trilogy started by Prometheus and Covenant.

Future shock: The sci-fi movies that predicted 2019

By Dan Cooper

Blade Runner, Akira and The Running Man are all set in our present – but how much did they get right?

Why the future is not female in science fiction cinema

By Katie Goh

Films like Blade Runner 2049 project male fantasies by placing women in roles of domestic servitude.

When did film fans become so obsessed with alternative cuts?

By James Luxford

A petition calling for the release of Zack Snyder’s extended Justice League cut has got us thinking about a curious trend in modern cinema.

Remembering 1998’s Soldier: The original Blade Runner sequel

By Nathan Smith

Like Philip K Dick’s replicants, Kurt Russell’s steely-eyed space marine asks what it means to be human.

Artificial Intelligence in the movies: What makes us human?

By Little White Lies

Before Blade Runner 2049 hits cinemas, video essayist Luís Azevedo explores a complex existential question.

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