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HOUSE OF GUCCI (2021)
Starring Lady Gaga. Directed by Ridley Scott.
THE LAST DUEL (2021)
Starring Ben Affleck, Adam Driver, Matt Damon, Jodie Comer, Harriet Walter, Nathaniel Parker, Brian F. Mulvey, Ian Pirie, Sam Hazeldine and Michael McElhatton. Directed by Ridley Scott.

A gripping tale of betrayal and vengeance set against the brutality and female oppression of 14th century France.
ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD (2018)
Starring Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer, Mark Wahlberg, Romain Duris, Charlie Plummer, Charlie Shotwell, Timothy Hutton, Olivia Grant, Marco Leonardi and Andrea Piedimonte. Directed by Ridley Scott.

A left-wing paramilitary organization in Italy hatches a massive kidnapping plot in the 1970s.

REVIEWS All the Money in the World - No amount of recasting could save this film

ALIEN: COVENANT (2017)
Starring Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demián Bichir, Carmen Ejogo, Amy Seimetz, Jussie Smollet, Callie Hernandez and Nathaniel Dean. Directed by Ridley Scott.

The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world. When they uncover a threat beyond their imagination, they must attempt a harrowing escape.

REVIEWS Alien: Covenant - A sub-par science fiction effort

THE MARTIAN 3D (2015)
Starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara, Michael Peña, Jeff Daniels, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Donald Glover. Directed by Ridley Scott.

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, Watney must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. Millions of miles away, NASA and a team of international scientists work tirelessly to bring “the Martian” home, while his crewmates concurrently plot a daring, if not impossible, rescue mission. As these stories of incredible bravery unfold, the world comes together to root for Watney’s safe return.

REVIEWS The Martian: Extended Edition - A comprehensive release of Ridley Scott's sci-fi marvel
The Martian - I will survive!

EXODUS: GODS AND KINGS (2014)
Starring Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Aaron Paul, John Turturro, Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley, Indira Varma and Maria Valverde. Directed by Ridley Scott.

The story of the defiant leader Moses as he rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.

REVIEWS Charles de Lauzirika - Filming Ridley's 'Exodus'
Exodus: Gods and Kings - Ridley Scott's problematic epic on Blu-ray
Exodus: Gods and Kings - A spectacle of Biblical proportions

THE COUNSELOR (2013)
Starring Michael Fassbender, Javier Bardem, Brad Pitt, Penélope Cruz and Cameron Diaz. Directed by Ridley Scott.

A respected lawyer’s dalliance with an illegal business deal spirals out of control.

REVIEWS The Counselor - A misfortunate misadventure

PROMETHEUS (2012)
Starring Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Logan Marshall-Green, Charlize Theron, Lucy Hutchinson, Sean Harris, Rafe Spall and Kate Dickie. Directed by Ridley Scott.

REVIEWS Prometheus - Approach with an open mind

ALIEN (1979)
Starring Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Yaphet Kotto, Bolaji Badejo, Helen Horton and Eddie Powell. Directed by Ridley Scott.

REVIEWS Alien - Ridley Scott's sci-fi masterpiece screams on 4K

PRODUCER
THE LAST DUEL (2021)
Starring Ben Affleck, Adam Driver, Matt Damon, Jodie Comer, Harriet Walter, Nathaniel Parker, Brian F. Mulvey, Ian Pirie, Sam Hazeldine and Michael McElhatton. Directed by Ridley Scott.

A gripping tale of betrayal and vengeance set against the brutality and female oppression of 14th century France.
THE AFTERMATH (2019)
Starring Keira Knightley, Alexander Skarsgård, Jason Clarke, Alexander Scheer, Fionn O'Shea, Frederick Preston, Joseph Arkley, Kate Phillips and Tom Bell. Directed by James Kent.

Set in postwar Germany in 1946, Rachael Morgan arrives in the ruins of Hamburg in the bitter winter, to be reunited with her husband Lewis, a British colonel charged with rebuilding the shattered city. But as they set off for their new home, Rachael is stunned to discover that Lewis has made an unexpected decision: They will be sharing the grand house with its previous owners, a German widower (Alexander Skarsgård) and his troubled daughter. In this charged atmosphere, enmity and grief give way to passion and betrayal.

REVIEWS The Aftermath - A shallow waste of time

ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD (2018)
Starring Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer, Mark Wahlberg, Romain Duris, Charlie Plummer, Charlie Shotwell, Timothy Hutton, Olivia Grant, Marco Leonardi and Andrea Piedimonte. Directed by Ridley Scott.

A left-wing paramilitary organization in Italy hatches a massive kidnapping plot in the 1970s.

REVIEWS All the Money in the World - No amount of recasting could save this film

MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS (2017)
Starring Kenneth Branagh, Michelle Pfeiffer, Judi Dench, Johnny Depp, Derek Jacobi, Josh Gad, Penélope Cruz, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Olivia Colman and Willem Dafoe. Directed by Kenneth Branagh.

Thirteen strangers stranded on a train, where everyone's a suspect. The world's greatest detective must race against time to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again.

REVIEWS Murder on the Orient Express - A first-class mystery

BLADE RUNNER 2049 (2017)
Starring Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Robin Wright, Ana De Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Carla Juri, Mackenzie Davis, Barkhad Abdi, Dave Bautista and David Dastmalchian. Directed by Denis Villeneuve.

A new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K’s discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.

REVIEWS Blade Runner 2049 - A visionary sequel

ALIEN: COVENANT (2017)
Starring Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demián Bichir, Carmen Ejogo, Amy Seimetz, Jussie Smollet, Callie Hernandez and Nathaniel Dean. Directed by Ridley Scott.

The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world. When they uncover a threat beyond their imagination, they must attempt a harrowing escape.

REVIEWS Alien: Covenant - A sub-par science fiction effort

MORGAN (2016)
Starring Kate Mara, Anya Taylor-Joy, Rose Leslie, Boyd Holbrook, Michelle Yeoh, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Paul Giamatti. Directed by Luke Scott.

A corporate troubleshooter is sent to a remote, top-secret location, where she is to investigate and evaluate a terrifying accident. She learns the event was triggered by a seemingly innocent human, who presents a mystery of both infinite promise and incalculable danger.

REVIEWS Morgan - Clever sci-fi that suffers by comparison
Morgan - An AI thriller that offers much of the same

THE MARTIAN 3D (2015)
Starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara, Michael Peña, Jeff Daniels, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Donald Glover. Directed by Ridley Scott.

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, Watney must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. Millions of miles away, NASA and a team of international scientists work tirelessly to bring “the Martian” home, while his crewmates concurrently plot a daring, if not impossible, rescue mission. As these stories of incredible bravery unfold, the world comes together to root for Watney’s safe return.

REVIEWS The Martian: Extended Edition - A comprehensive release of Ridley Scott's sci-fi marvel
The Martian - I will survive!

EXODUS: GODS AND KINGS (2014)
Starring Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Aaron Paul, John Turturro, Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley, Indira Varma and Maria Valverde. Directed by Ridley Scott.

The story of the defiant leader Moses as he rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.

REVIEWS Charles de Lauzirika - Filming Ridley's 'Exodus'
Exodus: Gods and Kings - Ridley Scott's problematic epic on Blu-ray
Exodus: Gods and Kings - A spectacle of Biblical proportions

STOKER (2013)
Starring Mia Wasikowska - India, Matthew Goode - Charlie, Nicole Kidman - Evelyn, Jacki Weaver, Dermot Mulroney and Phyllis Somerville. Directed by Park Chan-Wook.

After India's father dies in an auto accident, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her emotionally unstable mother Evelyn. Soon after his arrival, she comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives, but instead of feeling outrage or horror, this friendless girl becomes increasingly infatuated with him.

REVIEWS Stoker - The trouble with Charlie

PROMETHEUS (2012)
Starring Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Logan Marshall-Green, Charlize Theron, Lucy Hutchinson, Sean Harris, Rafe Spall and Kate Dickie. Directed by Ridley Scott.

REVIEWS Prometheus - Approach with an open mind

THE GREY (2012)
Starring Liam Neeson, Dermot Mulroney, Frank Grillo, Dallas Roberts, Joe Anderson, Nonso Anozie, James Badge Dale, Ben Bray, Larissa Stadnichuk and James Bitonti. Directed by Joe Carnahan.

REVIEWS The Grey - Movie gold

THE FORCE
Directed by James Mangold.
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