Artist and ALIEN Designer H.R. Giger Dead at 74

     May 13, 2014

Swiss Artist H.R. Giger, who is best known for designing the iconic look of Alien, has died at age 74.  An employee told Swiss media [via Reuters] that Giger died on Monday in Zurich from injuries he obtained after suffering …

JODOROWSKY’S DUNE Review

     March 21, 2014

As I’ve said in previous reviews, I love watching artists be passionate about their art. True artists create not because they want to, but because they have to. As one of the interviewees says in Frank Pavich’s documentary Jodorowsky’s Dune, …

TIFF 2013: JODOROWSKY’S DUNE Review

     September 7, 2013

As I’ve said in previous reviews, I love watching artists be passionate about their art.  True artists create not because they want to, but because they have to.  As one of the interviewees says in Frank Pavich’s documentary Jodorowsky’s Dune, …

PROMETHEUS Review

     June 7, 2012

Like its ill-fated protagonists, Prometheus‘ greatest sin is overreach, which is a shame for a movie that manages to grasp so much.  Director Ridley Scott has refined and polished his return to the Alien universe by creating a self-contained mystery …

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