• Students Remake Alien with Mind-Blowing High School Play

    25 days ago - By Screen Rant

    Students have remade Alien into a mind-blowing high school play. Ridley Scott's legendary 1979 sci-fi horror film has inspired untold numbers of filmmakers and actors alike over the years, spawning a franchise that helped launch the career of Sigourney Weaver and utilizing the visions of such notable directors as James Cameron, David Fincher, and Jean-Pierre Jeunet in successive installments. This year marks the 40 th year anniversary of Alien's initial release and fans worldwide have been gearing up for that first ill-fated space journey by revisiting the film in participating theaters or...
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  • Star Wars: Obi-Wan's 10 Wisest Quotes

    Star Wars: Obi-Wan's 10 Wisest Quotes

    25 days ago - By Screen Rant

    The first Star Wars movie (the first one that was made, not the first one chronologically ) loosely followed the structure of a fairy tale in a sci-fi setting. In that sense, Alec Guinness' Obi-Wan fit into the role of the wise, old wizard who guided the hero on his quest and inspired him to save the day. RELATED: Star Wars 10 Can Still Happen - Just Without The Skywalkers In the prequels, we saw him as a young man, played by the great Ewan McGregor , but he was just as wise because after the slaying of his mentor, he was thrust from the position of padawan to master in a second. Here are...
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  • 10 Sci-Fi Films That Changed Too Much From The Books

    10 Sci-Fi Films That Changed Too Much From The Books

    25 days ago - By Screen Rant

    A lot of great movies are adapted from great books. Sci-fi is no exception. Directors draw from the expanse of literary science fiction to create unforgettable stories. Sometimes, though, directors find themselves telling a slightly different story from the original novel. The director makes this creative choice because they feel the film will work better as a result. Or, perhaps, the changes are made for frugal reasons. Perhaps a moment in the book is simply too wild to create on film in a cost-effective manner. Or perhaps key moments are either cut or altered for time. Regardless, there...
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