He’s Indiana Jones. He’s Han Solo. He’s Richard Kimble. He’s, well, what else? Harrison Ford has had a long and illustrious (well, parts of it, anyway) career, yet he’s usually only associated with those three roles — two, really, if we’re talking about popularity level.
However, there are plenty of other unappreciated performances in Ford’s filmography that deserve more recognition. It’s not they’re ignored completely, just sadly overlooked.
Below, we’ve rounded up… Continue reading Harrison Ford's Most Underrated Roles: 9 Characters Not Named Han Or Indy
Are you buying John Lasseter’s belated defense of ‘Cars 2′? The Pixar guru, who co-directed the June release, took to the pages of the New York Times on Monday to insist that the summer sequel — Pixar’s first movie to disappoint critics — wasn’t a crass grab at merchandising money. Instead, ‘Cars 2′ was truly as personal and as heartfelt as the more beloved Pixar films, and on that point… Continue reading Was 'Cars 2' Underrated?
I totally agree that "The Fountain," "Dark City," and "Sunshine" were some of the best and misunderstood scifi films ever made. But "Alien3"??? I just don't think so. In my world only "Alien" and "Aliens" exist. Any mention of the "others" is just fantasy to me.
Nominees (listed alphabetically):
The Day the Earth Caught Fire
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Read more: http://techland.com/2009/12/16/the-five-most-underrated-sci-fi-masterpieces-act-…
It’s a genre light week, with no new horror, fantasy, or science fiction titles released in cinemas, so Dan Persons, Lawrence French, and Steve Biodrowski take this opportunity to shine a little much-deserved light on some overlooked and/or under-rated genre titles. The main topic of discussion is INK, the surprisingly good low-budget fantasy film about a girl kidnapped by a dream demon. Also under analysis, Roman Polanski’s Kafkaesque thriller THE GHOST WRITER, starring Pierce Brosnan and Ewan McGregor, playing in limited release in New York and Los Angeles. And Terry Gilliam’s THE IMAGINARIUM OF DR. PARNASSUS, which received only a small release earlier this year.
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