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December 12, 2014 Director Ridley Scott's take on the story of Moses is half solemn, half silly — and not so far an evolution from Charlton Heston's The Ten Commandments as it would like to believe.
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Tom Cruise played "Maverick" in the 1986 movie Top Gun.
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May 31, 2014 It's time to rethink the 1980s blockbuster "Top Gun" says commentator Alva Noë after a chance encounter with the movie.
Logan Marshall-Green (left), Noomi Rapace and Michael Fassbender in Prometheus.
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July 3, 2012 Films like the Matrix or even Scott's cyber-punk epic Blade Runner changed were instant classic because they created entirely new textures for serious questions to explored in public while still blowing enough stuff up to keep the public engaged.
Michael Fassbender plays a replicant in Ridley Scott's Prometheus.
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June 13, 2012 Ridley Scott's movie Prometheus makes us wonder about the benefits and risks of trying to artificially create life and intelligence in our labs. Could our creations destroy us?
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