Tag Archives: Ripley

Prometheus: Not Exactly Fire Stolen From the Gods

I get it. It’s hard to come up with anything new in sci fi, let alone drum up something revelatory out of an iconic movie franchise like the Alien series. (Well, the first two were iconic. The fourth, Alien Resurrection, … Continue reading

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A Ripley Effect: Katniss’s Badass Predecessor

          Tens of millions of books in print of The Hunger Games. The movie raking in mega-bucks in mere weeks. The public has once again embraced a kick-ass action heroine. Katniss rules, as she should. But … Continue reading

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Five of the Butchest Movies Ever Made

High on testosterone. Low on patience. There is no crying in these movies. The Rock Bruckheimer and Simpson didn’t mess around. They threw lots of money and all kinds of attitude at this prison/buddy movie, which is why there are … Continue reading

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