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What do you do when you're stranded on an alien planet all by yourself? Engage your engineering skills -- or die. That's the basic plot of The Martian, the latest film by Ridley Scott (Alien, Blade Runner), based on Andy Weir's hugely successful self-published novel. The film stars Matt Damon (who...

June 8th 2015 at 11:17am 0 Comments
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Need more good news after today's net neutrality ruling? Deadline and Variety report it has been confirmed that Harrison Ford will return to the role of Rick Deckard in the Blade Runner sequel that's currently in the works. Ridley Scott is producing the film, Hampton Fancher (co-writer of the orig...

February 26th 2015 at 9:32pm 0 Comments
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From Halo to Dead Space and countless titles in between, the influence of the Alien franchise can be felt just about just about everywhere in video games. But hardly any of the releases starring the titular onyx xenomorphs actually capture aspects of what made Ridley Scott's beloved 1979 sci-fi fl...

October 7th 2014 at 7:15pm 0 Comments
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Back at this year's E3 we learned that Halo: Nightfall would tell the origin story for a new character in Halo's sci-fi universe, and we're finally getting to see some of the show in motion. And, well, there are a couple of instances where it looks pretty similar to the Alien not-a-prequel, Promet...

July 24th 2014 at 7:51pm 0 Comments
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That's right, folks: the man behind sci-fi classics like Alien and Blade Runner, Ridley Scott, is executive producing a Halo-based "digital feature" (read: short film) for release "later this year." The project is headed by Microsoft's in-house Halo studio, 343 Industries, and Scott Free Productio...

April 28th 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Remember that Halo film that wasn't happening? Microsoft representatives have confirmed that the old rumors are true: a Halo feature is in the works, and it's being produced by Ridley Scott (Blade Runner, Alien, Prometheus, Call of Duty Elite: Friday Night Fights). Unfortunately, the confirmation...

April 3rd 2014 at 3:35am 0 Comments
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While Machinima has spread its wings beyond its namesake game engine-based movies, the company has only occasionally broken out of its familiar video game template. Those horizons are about to get wider through a collaboration with Ridley Scott's production house, RSA. Scott and RSA president Jule...

March 12th 2013 at 10:12am 0 Comments