Beyond Nerdvana: Batman gives back

Christian Bale may have hung up his cape and cowl, but he’s proved that once a hero, always a hero. What else do you call someone who answer’s a dying Bat-fan’s signal? And the news gets better at the link. GeekTyrant Amazon dumped a ton of new Kindle hardware on us yesterday, but there’s always […]

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A Prometheus sequel is happening

Noomi Rapace and Michael Fassbender are signed and Ridley Scott and 20th Century Fox are now moving ahead with a sequel to this summer’s Alien adventure Prometheus. Schedule conflicts may keep Damon Lindelof from returning as writer. Look for this untitled sequel in 2014 or ’15. Via The Hollywood Reporter

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Review: Prometheus – Darwin meets the Devil

In the summer of 1979, I stood in a long hot line (at the original Cine-Capri theatre in Phoenix) to see what would become one of the most successful and influential science-fiction films of all time, the original Alien, by director Ridley Scott and writer Dan O’Bannon. True to its title, this film was like […]

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Henriksen: Let’s have dueling Alien flicks

Lance Henriksen has become synonymous with the Alien movie franchise, having played the synthetic android Bishop in Aliens and Alien 3 and then wealthy industrialist Charles Bishop Weyland in Alien vs. Predator. With Ridley Scott’s Alien prequel Prometheus in theaters June 8, the TRON: Uprising star tells me that he’d love to see James Cameron […]

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Prometheus gets R rating

I just received word from 20th Century Fox’s agents that Ridley Scott’s Prometheus has been rated R. In the distant future, two superpowers control Earth and fight each other for all the solar system’s natural resources. When one side dispatches a team to a distant planet to terraform it for human colonization, the team discovers an […]

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