Tag Archives: Ridley Scott

Brief Consideration: Exodus Movies (1956-2014)

The Ten Commandments (1956) Aside from being an epic and loving adaptation of The Exodus story, Cecil B. DeMille’s The Ten Commandments is also an examination of the pride and follies of man. Yul Brynner’s performance as Rameses carries this … Continue reading

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Review: Blade Runner (1982)

Blade Runner is a haunting film that gracefully submerges any sense of genre convention in favour of something far more evocative. The primary genre at play is Film Noir, and the movie wields the frequent cinematic touches of the “dark … Continue reading

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Review: Alien: Covenant (2017)

A covenant is an agreement that can be made between a nation or people. In the context of the new film from Ridley Scott, it’s the name of the colony ship bound for a distant planet to repopulate and start … Continue reading

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Review: Prometheus (2012)

In the warm and pleasant summer of 2012, I left Ridley Scott’s Prometheus with a sense of majestic confusion. The film had cast a spell of bewilderment that has been hard to untangle in the intervening years. This was in … Continue reading

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