Category Archives: Ridley Scott

The Martian (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Martian (2015) Directed by Ridley Scott. With Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Michael Pena, Sean Bean, Kate Mara, Askel Hennie, Benedict Wong and Chiwetel Ejiofor.  Widely speaking, Ridley Scott’s return to science-fiction was considered a rough … Continue reading

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Alien (1979) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Alien (1979) Directed by Ridley Scott. With Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Yaphet Kotto, Harry Dean Stanton and Veronica Cartwright. I’d like to put “In space, no one can hear you scream” forward as the greatest ever movie … Continue reading

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Hannibal (2001) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Hannibal (2001) Directed by Ridley Scott. With Anthony Hopkins, Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman, Ray Liotta and Giancarlo Giannini. Between releases of The Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal, 10 years had passed. With any ordinary ‘franchise’ (a word Dr Lecter … Continue reading

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Prometheus (2012) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Prometheus (2012) Directed by Ridley Scott. With Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron, Guy Pearce and Idris Elba Ever since George Lucas drop-kicked me in the privates with his Star Wars back stories, the word ‘prequel’ has been a dirty … Continue reading

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