[Each week, inspired by what's in theaters or in the news or even just by random firings of neurons, "Retro Rental," by film critic James Rocchi, looks at an older film on disc or download that links up to the here-and-now ...]
With Ridley Scott's 'Prometheus' coming soon -- a rumored return to the universe of his 1979 'Alien,' a more definite return to science-fiction for Scott most certainly and a showcase for actors like Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender, Noomi Rapace and Idris Elba … Well, it's to be looked forward to.
And we've got a suggestion for an older film to watch to help get you excited (and no, it's not 'Alien').
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It's another day and yes, another 'Prometheus' trailer, clip or featurette has surfaced somewhere online. This time around it's the latter -- a featurette -- and it focuses on the title "character"...not the Titan of ancient myths but the ship of the future.
Can you believe we're around three weeks away from the release of 'Prometheus'? This easily is one of the most anticipated movies of the summer, and for good reason. You've got Ridley Scott returning to his sci-fi roots with a stellar cast backing him up. If you're salivating at the thought of seeing 'Prometheus,' then you definitely need to check out these new behind-the-scenes videos.
Last night, Charlize Theron was a guest on 'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' and we'll just assume you weren't watching Jay Leno's monologue. But for once, there was something of interest: Leno debuted a brand new clip from 'Prometheus.'
We’re less than two weeks away from the release of Sir Ridley Scott’s ‘Prometheus,’ the director’s return to science-fiction that may (or may not) be a prequel to his seminal ‘Alien.’ Clues to the links between Scott's classic creature feature and his upcoming deep-space thriller have been scattered across the Internet via trailers, teasers, viral videos and hi-res images. Now we're got two more TV spots for 'Prometheus' junkies to study, frame by glorious frame.
It just isn't a week without a heavy Dose of Ridiculous. In this week's edition Michael Fassbender sells Coors, Tom Cruise demands a monkey co-star, Jennifer Lopez is more famous than Oprah, and Oliver Twist gets a parkour twist.
For all the bro-dudes out there lamenting the lack of movie tie-ins with their favorite beverages: the wait is over. 'Prometheus' has partnered with Coors beer and 'The Dark Knight Rises' has partnered with Mountain Dew to make sure you're all set this summer.
For the past few years Marvel has been exposing us to a series of movie crossovers which culminated into the mega box office hit 'The Avengers.' Move out of the way Marvel, Joss Whedon's already beat you years ago in the crossover sector with his television show 'Firefly.'
June is about to get big with much-anticipated movie releases like Pixar's 'Brave,' Ridley Scott's 'Prometheus,' and 'Snow White and the Huntsman.' We break down this month's new theatrical releases so you can get pumped for the 2012 summer movie season.
Noomi Rapace headlines "Quiet Eye," the latest viral video released in service of Ridley Scott’s ‘Prometheus’ as 20th Century Fox prepares fans for the film’s June 8 release. And like most of the marketing material surrounding Scott’s feature, it’s vague enough to enhance the mystery surrounding this film … which only makes us more intrigued.