Sep 12, 2012
Is James Cameron a victim of his success? Ryan comes to the defence of the Avatar director...
Jul 24, 2012
Aliens was a hit, so why didn’t Hicks and his fellow colonial marines get their own spin-off movie? It is, Ryan argues, one of sci-fi cinema’s missed opportunities…
Jun 19, 2012
Were you frightened by the creatures in Prometheus? If not, Ryan writes, that may be because we’re all suffering from monster overload...
Apr 19, 2012
Whether they’re male or female, old or young, they’ve illuminated some classic movies. Here’s our top 50 list of sci-fi heroes and heroines…
Apr 5, 2012
As Die Hard 5 prepares to set John McClane up as saviour of the planet, are action movies losing the ability to successfully balance the stakes?
Mar 8, 2012
Gunplay, car chases, shouting, one-liners and kung-fu — here’s our pick of the 50 most memorable action movie moments…
Mar 6, 2012
They’re the foundation of any movie, but they’re often a great read in their own right. Here, Ryan explains why movie scripts can be so fascinating…
Feb 4, 2012
They’re coming out of the goddamn walls in the latest trailer for Aliens: Colonial Marines
Oct 27, 2011
The movies are full of one-on-one battles, not least in X-Men: First Class, which arrives on disc next week. To celebrate, here are 10 classic cinema showdowns...
Oct 27, 2011
The creature at the heart of the Alien franchise may be a terrifying predator, but how clever is it? Ryan look at the evidence…