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  • Review: 'Colonial Marines' a joy for 'Aliens' fans

    You're entering a tight corridor filled with menacing shadows. Is that breathing you hear? Well, don't run. Clanging metal walkways and staircases always give your position away.


  • Spanish director wins YouTube online festival

    Spanish filmmaker David Victori has won the inaugural edition of YouTube's Your Film Festival for his short movie `'The Guilt."


  • 'Top Gun' director left behind notes to loved ones

    Tony Scott, director of such Hollywood hits as "Top Gun," "Days of Thunder" and "Beverly Hills Cop II," died Sunday after jumping from a towering suspension bridge spanning Los Angeles harbor and leaving behind several notes to loved ones, authorities said.


  • Tony Scott: A man of action films, pure and simple

    No one ever mistook Tony Scott for a great dramatist. He was a director critics loved to hate for his slick barrage of images at the expense of story. The filmmaker did not dazzle the imagination with visions of lost or alien worlds, like brother Ridley Scott.


  • 'Top Gun' director dies after jumping off bridge

    Tony Scott, director of such Hollywood hits as "Top Gun," "Days of Thunder" and "Beverly Hills Cop II," died Sunday after jumping from a Los Angeles County bridge, authorities said.


  • 'Madagascar 3,' 'Prometheus' team for big weekend

    Circus animals and space beasts have lifted Hollywood to a huge weekend.


  • Logan Marshall-Green (left) and Noomi Rapace are scientists tracking humanity's origins, a search that takes them to another galaxy, and Michael Fassbender (right) is an android in "Prometheus." (20th Century Fox via Associated Press)

    MOVIE REVIEW: 'Prometheus'

    As production on "Prometheus" drew to a close and promotion began, director Ridley Scott said that the film had "strands of 'Alien's' DNA" but was not, strictly speaking, a prequel.


  • Review: `Prometheus' a gorgeous, intense trip

    Nothing could possibly satisfy the fervent expectation that has built for Ridley Scott's sorta-prequel to his genre-defining "Alien," but "Prometheus," the director's return to science fiction for the first time in 30 years, comes close.


  • Director Scott revives 'Alien' DNA in 'Prometheus'

    Since hatching "Alien" 33 years ago, Ridley Scott has hoped no other filmmakers would try to answer this question: Where did the space eggs containing those terrifying beasts come from?


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