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Uncovering Curiosities: Billy O’Brien’s SCINTILLA

Scintilla (also known as The Hybrid) shows once again that you don’t need a mega budget to deliver a captivating science fiction feature. Writer/director Billy O’Brien’s film may not break new ground in a narrative sense, but it works as a [...]

October 29, 2020

Notebook Reviews: VIRUS

John Bruno – 1999 Virus is a highly derivative sci-fi/horror which hardly breaks new ground – but having said that, it’s schlocky B-movie fun. A cross between Alien, Terminator and Deep Rising, the film is directed by former [...]

September 22, 2020

How Ridley Scott Got It Wrong With PROMETHEUS

Ridley Scott’s Prometheus begins with the birth of mankind, in an over-blown prologue which sets the tone for things to come. We then cut to Elizabeth Shaw and Charlie Holloway (Noomi Rapace and Logan Marshall-Green) who discover a map left [...]

June 18, 2020

This ALIEN: COVENANT Featurette Is For A Rare Breed

This bad boy looks pretty solid. I don’t know if Alien: Covenant will bring anything new to the world of Alien, but what the hell, it might be a good night at the flicks. Sometimes that’s all you need. This new featurette is called Rare [...]

May 9, 2017

ALIEN: COVENANT Let Me Out Clip

Let me out! Not just what I screamed half-way through my first viewing of Prometheus (read the Movies In Focus review), but it’s also the name of this new clip from Alien: Covenant. I thought nobody could hear you scream in space? Ridley Scott [...]

May 3, 2017

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