Ridley Scott

Posted 16 Mar 2017 @ 11:36am

The emergence of the alt-right has resurrected an age-old question: why does all great art come from the left? Maybe it's because the right can only borrow and steal from genuine culture, writes JOSEPH EARP.


“It has become a popular mantra of progressives to claim that conservatives are unable to contribute in any meaningful way to art or entertainment in America. The sole...

Posted 16 Nov 2016 @ 12:30pm

Welcome to the BRAG's weekly rundown of what's hot in the coming seven days of cinematic releases, AKA The Best Films To Plonk Yourself Down In Front Of As A Means To Overcoming The Encroaching Sense Of Dread Gnawing At Your Very Soul.


But enough despairing and finger-pointing - I get enough from social media. Time to soak up some stories and remind yourself that the world...

Posted 22 Dec 2014 @ 10:15am

Visually gifted but narratively shaky filmmaker Ridley Scott has always had an affinity for historical epics. The big canvas suits his strengths, and the tendency for complex issues to get boiled down into simple good-versus-evil narratives tends to compensate for his shortcomings. Well, they don’t come much bigger or more black-and-white than the Old Testament, the source for this latest...

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