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Reeling it in: Science to the rescue in 'The Martian'

...big-budget sci-fi spectacle from Ridley Scott and starring Matt Damon and it's...talking about a directing Oscar for Ridley Scott, and it's barely October. Well...didn't have in "Castaway." Ridley Scott does an amazing job directing the...
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Reeling it in: 'Exodus' a thrilling epic - but it has its issues

...races can, much to the surprise of Hollywood, act.Ridley Scott's epic retelling of Moses and the liberation of Ramses is like having Brad Pitt play Malcolm X. Ridley Scott is a great filmmaker and despite crafting an exciting...
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Reeling it in: The best and worst of 2014

...trash is all he knows how to do."The Counselor"This is easily the worst movie of the year. Legendary director Ridley Scott teamed with a hugely talented cast and a Pulitzer Prize winning author to create the most unwatchable piece of junk...
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Working late in life, directors refuse to say cut

...point, there's not much time left."Around the same time, Scorsese guessed he had about two movies left in him.Ridley Scott, 76, has mirrored Scorsese in prolificacy. Along with the Moses tale "Exodus: Gods and Kings" due out later this...
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Movie review: 'The Counselor' flunks its examination

...the coast of Nantucket. This week's movie is "The Counselor," the new film from one of my favorite directors, Ridley Scott, with a screenplay by Pulitzer prize winner Cormac McCarthy, and featuring a stellar cast including Brad Pitt, Michael...
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The best and worst of 2012 at the movies

...favorites tended to be minor disappointments rather than outright failures. "Prometheus" is a good example of this. Ridley Scott's epic sci-fi horror film wasn't quite as good as I'd hoped. Is it his fault or mine that I had hoped it would...
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Reeling It In: The best of films, the worst of films

...Robin Hood" This movie, by all rights, should have been on the first list. Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, and Ridley Scott doing a medieval action epic? I'm there! And then it turned out to be a huge convoluted mess, part origin story...
'Black Hawk Down' recaptures real events

...Jerry Bruckheimer more than redeems himself for the drippy debacle ''Pearl Harbor.'' And he can thank director Ridley Scott for that. The gritty, in-your-face film, based on the botched U.S. military mission in Mogadishu, Somalia...
Is this 'Snow White' the fairest?

...the movie, however, have a distinctly wispy, fairy-tale feel. The closest I could come to a comparison would be Ridley Scott's weird but beautiful "Legend" with a very young Tom Cruise. I would be in for either one of these stories, but...
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'Prometheus' delivers on a grand scale

...Productions2 hours, 4 minutesWhen Ridley Scott announced he was returning to the...little frustrating on some levels, Ridley Scott has achieved something epic, and...every one I own. I think if I were Ridley Scott, I would throw up my hands and...
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