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If Only The Lambs Were Silent; CLARICE TV Series On The Way

I haven’t commented on Lifetime’s development of Clarice for two reasons. Firstly, I can’t believe that we now have two Silence of the Lambs prequel television series on the way. Secondly, I don’t expect it to be very good. NBC’s Hannibal [...]

May 29, 2012

Back to the Future: Hollywood’s Fascination with Prequels

The release date for Ridley Scott’s Prometheus is looming, and the marketing materials won’t have you know it, but the film is a prequel to Scott’s 1979 film, Alien. The term “prequel” is something of a dirty word in Hollywood these days, [...]

May 25, 2012

Hampton Fancher To Write BLADE RUNNER Sequel

So, Hampton Fancher is writing the script for the Blade Runner sequel. That’s pretty great news considering that most of those involved in the original credit Fancher with having created a lot of what makes the 1982 film work-script wise. For a [...]

May 19, 2012

PROMETHEUS Fears

The Prometheus hype is getting to me – yes, I‘ll admit it. So, I dusted off my Alien Quadrilogy box set and played Alien, the original cinematic version, not the Director’s Cut. As always I enjoyed the film; the characters are great, the [...]

April 9, 2012

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