Tag Archives: The Grey

A Week Later: Obligatory 2013 Oscar Nominations Post

Estimated time: 9:05 AM, CST, Thursday morning (January 10, 2013). My cell-phone alarm jolts me awake with a blast of smiley ska-pop, Reel Big Fish’s Average Man, piano chords skipping faster than my heartbeat. I see lavender walls, gravy-gray in … Continue reading

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Prometheus: A Cinematic Identity Crisis (Plus a Second Look at Alien 3 and Resurrection)

For those who were worried Ridley Scott’s Prometheus would mindlessly follow the formula of the first Alien movie, you can rest assured: Prometheus has no idea what movie’s formula it wants to follow. Is it the original Alien, with its dank interiors and growing, … Continue reading

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