CORE STORY: Noomi Rapace returning for Prometheus sequel after all

Photo: Twentieth Century Fox

Photo: Twentieth Century Fox

Chris Luckett

Noomi Rapace’s character Dr. Elizabeth Shaw was one of the few to survive Prometheus, but the official word has long been that she would not be returning for the sequel, Alien: Covenant. That no longer looks to be true. Continue reading

REVIEW: Prometheus

Photo: Twentieth Century Fox

Photo: Twentieth Century Fox

Chris Luckett

Prometheus arrives with outrageous expectations, for a movie whose title doesn’t have a 2 or a III at the end. Much has been written in the last year about whether it is or isn’t an Alien prequel, but the real appeal should be this: Ridley Scott has made another science-fiction movie.

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REVIEW: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

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Photo: Sony Pictures Releasing

Chris Luckett

Is it possible to review 2011’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo without comparing it to the novel or the previous film of the same title? Is it possible to judge this adaptation solely on its own merits, if one has managed to avoid hearing the plot already, reading the book, or seeing the original movie? I’m sure it is. One thing I was less sure about, waiting for the lights in the theatre to dim, was whether I could do so, after falling in love with Stieg Larsson’s book in 2009 and falling even deeper with 2010’s movie adaptation. Continue reading