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Final cut tussles between directors and studios

Ryan Lambie Odd List Feb 4, 2014

We head back to the 80s and 90s to look at eight famous battles between directors and studio executives over a movie's final cut...

Creative things to do when an actor won't return for a sequel

Ryan Lambie Odd List Aug 14, 2013

When an actor can't reprise their role in a sequel, how do you fill the gap without the audience noticing? Here are a few solutions...

10 films that began filming without a finished script

Ryan Lambie Top 10 Feb 13, 2013

From classic noir thrillers to modern special effects blockbusters, we look at 10 movies that began production without a finished script...

The joy of reading movie scripts

Ryan Lambie News 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…

20 incredibly arduous film productions

Ryan Lambie Odd List Jan 19, 2012

Script rewrites. Exacting directors. Terrible twists of fate. We look back through the ages to bring you 20 nightmarish film shoots…

Music in the movies: Elliot Goldenthal

Glen Chapman News Dec 14, 2010

The latest Music in the Movies column celebrates the work of Elliot Goldenthal, whose compositions have graced such films as Alien 3, Interview With The Vampire and Heat…

Looking back at Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s Alien: Resurrection

Ryan Lambie News Oct 28, 2010

Our look back at the Alien films concludes with Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s divisive 1997 instalment, Alien: Resurrection…

Looking back at David Fincher's Alien 3

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Ryan Lambie News Oct 27, 2010

After the triumphant Aliens, the doom-laden Alien 3 followed, a film that has split fan opinion. Here’s our look back at David Fincher’s troubled debut…

Alien Anthology Blu-ray confirmed and detailed

Ryan Lambie News Jul 15, 2010

The official announcement of the Alien movies on Blu-ray arrives, with full details of the extra features right here...

Why Alien 3 deserves a second chance

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Ryan Lambie News May 25, 2010

After the colossal success of Aliens, David Fincher’s Alien 3 was considered a terrible disappointment. Here’s why it deserves a second look…