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Exclusive Exodus set pic: Moses gets fly swat caught in hood

Posted by Ed Williamson at 15:45 on 10 Jul 2014
Exclusive Exodus set pic: Moses gets fly swat caught in hood
It is written that he later used the same fly swat to part the Red Sea. His horse continued not to give a fuck.

Observations on Cormac McCarthy's screenplay for The Counsellor

Posted by Ali Gray at 07:30 on 19 Nov 2013
Observations on Cormac McCarthy's screenplay for The Counsellor
It has been 10 days since I saw The Counsellor, and despite it being an obviously flawed, frustrating film, there's something about it that clings to your subconscious, like recalling the remnants of a nightmare in the cold light of day. Ridley Scott's editor is clearly a goddamn American hero, because he was tasked with cutting down Cormac McCarthy's insanely verbose script for the screen; now, having read McCarthy's original, complete screenplay, I'm happy to share with you a few things I've noticed when comparing page to film.

Review: The Counsellor

Posted by Ed Williamson at 08:00 on 14 Nov 2013
The Counsellor
'Exciting on paper' is a bit of an oxymoron. Nothing's exciting on paper. Books aren't exciting, unless you throw them at passing cars to make them crash. Cormac McCarthy is a man who writes these so-called 'books', and he's said to be very good at it. And so The Counsellor, his first original screenplay, with a first-rate director and cast, is tremendously exciting on paper. Trouble is, paper and film are very different things.

Review: Prometheus

Posted by Ali at 07:00 on 31 May 2012
Prometheus
For all the talk of Prometheus "sharing the same DNA" as Alien, Ridley Scott's prequel doesn't bear much family resemblance to its granddaddy. The economy of horror that served his 1979 effort so well is replaced by a big-budget, star-gazing sci-fi that wants you to know it has size on its side. Hugely ambitious and staggering in its grand designs, Prometheus is almost hamstrung by the fact it is an Alien movie at all – the mishmash of grotesque body-horror and chin-stroking existentialism does not always make for the most coherent movie, but it is at least an entertaining one and certainly no black mark on the franchise.

When movies and pop music collide

Posted by Ali at 11:45 on 12 May 2012
When movies and pop music collide
R.I.P. Lee Latchford-Evans and the fat one. (Goofy Prometheus set picture, courtesy of PrometheusForum.net via Reddit)

Prometheus virals cross the line into 'actually genuinely disturbing'

Posted by Ali at 15:30 on 03 May 2012


Warning: fucking horrifying audio death scene revealed by Prometheus viral. Could be considered a spoiler if you're blind. (via Bleeding Cool)

"SO MUCH JIZZ. EVERYTHING IS EJACULATE." - Ali Gray, 2012

Posted by Luke at 21:26 on 29 Apr 2012


Ali is excited about the new international Prometheus trailer.

Source: #areyouseeingthis

Prometheus viral: Fassbot will see to your every need (*winks*)

Posted by Ali at 14:00 on 17 Apr 2012


Another Prometheus viral. Happy birthday, David!

Watch Prometheus online for free!

Posted by Luke at 23:55 on 23 Mar 2012
Watch Prometheus online for free!
Sort of.

The new Prometheus trailer gave my nerd boner goosebumps

Posted by Luke at 07:00 on 19 Mar 2012
The new Prometheus trailer gave my nerd boner goosebumps
Every other movie website has already posted this latest UK trailer for Ridley "it's not a prequel to Alien, honest!" Scott's prequel to Alien Prometheus, but it's so spine-tinglingly good it feels like an honour just being allowed to copy and paste the YouTube embed code.
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