Posts Tagged ‘Prometheus’

The Protagonist: “The Versed” Poetry Podcast is Born

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive, Uncategorized

Rachel Fields          “This podcast is literally our last hope,” jokes Rachel Fields, co-producer of “The Versed” poetry podcast, and healthcare magazine editor. “Seriously though, I have always loved poetry, but I think a lot of people find it scary and stodgy and inaccessible.” “The Versed,” recently featured on The Rumpus’s official Tumblr, [&hellip
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“Rock of Ages” Fails to Rock at All

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Arts & Film, Blog, Film, Theater

Clearly no one was in a rockin’ mood this weekend. “Rock of Ages,” the musical adaptation starring Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin and Catherine Zeta-Jones, earned just $15 million over its opening weekend, the Huffington Post reports. It ranked behind “Prometheus” and even “Madagascar 3,” proving a star-studded cast can lose out to aliens and cuddly, [&hellip
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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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