Posts Tagged ‘Charlize Theron’

Armond White: Ridley Scott Hiccups Alien Fumes in Prometheus

Written by Armond White on . Posted in Arts & Film

Now the Alien franchise becomes a Quintilogy–a purely market-driven neologism following the recent Blu-Ray boxset that labeled the first four Alien films not as a “Quartet” but a “Quadrilogy.” Prometheus is made with the same contempt for the public–as if anyone wanted or needed another repackaging of the sci-fi horror tale. Even the 1979 original [&hellip
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Armond White: New Snow White disconnects culture

Written by Armond White on . Posted in Arts & Film, Film

Why should we be watching commercials director Rupert Sanders’ film Snow White and the Huntsman when Romain Gavras’ No Church in the Wild music video for Kanye West begs our attention? Whatever unrest Kanye artfully evokes with Gavras’ references to insurrection and political strife is truer to the temper of modern living than this over-extravagant [&hellip
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