Archive for December, 2011

“Building Better Worlds”

Saturday, December 24th, 2011

The trailer for Ridley Scott’s PROMETHEUS broke last week. Here it is. It’s rather good.

Bleeding Cool have already exhaustedly dissected it in relation to ALIEN, of which it is clearly antecedent.

What the trailer confirms is that the connection goes further than the fact of the two films being situated in the same sprawling storyverse. Even with the poster released a couple of weeks ago (see below) it seemed evident that what’s being sold here is a reboot, albeit one with a poise and finesse that’s only possible when your director has been talking ‘transmedia’ since you were in facehuggies (note to self: might sell).


New American Centurion

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

“You think this can last. There’s a storm coming Mr Wayne. You and your friends better batten down the hatches. Because when it hits you’re all gonna wonder how you ever thought you could live so large and leave so little for the rest of us.”

So speaks Selina Kyle, AKA Catwoman, in this week’s trailer for The Dark Knight Rises, with a prescience promising a resolution of Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy uncannily zeroed in on the Zeitgeist.


Odd. Odder.

Monday, December 19th, 2011




Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

via @sizemore