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Movie Reviews: 'Mad Max: Fury Road' / 'Dark Star: H.R. Giger's World'

5/14/2015 11:30am EDT
Mad Max: Fury Road
Visual artistry is the film focus of the two movies we’re checking out today including an explosive fourth helping of a post apocalyptic world gone insane and a documentary on one of the legendary artists of all time. It’s a lovely day to investigate the visual value of "Mad Max: Fury Road" and "Dark Star: H.R. Giger’s World" – encapsulated reviews below!

Title: "Mad Max: Fury Road"

Stars: 4

Genre: Action / Drama

Cast: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Hugh Keays-Byrne

Director: George Miller

Rating: R

Running Time: 120 Minutes

Release Company: Warner Bros. Pictures

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Swiss Artist, Set Designer And Creator Of The Monster In The 'Alien' Films Dies at 74

5/14/2014 12:28am EDT
H.R. Giger
Swiss artist H.R. Giger, the man responsible for designing the iconic Xenomorph creatures, along with ships and landscapes, from the Alien film franchise, died on Monday.

Giger's death was caused by injuries he sustained from a fall at his Zurich home. He was 74.

The artist was known for his nightmarish, futuristic creations, having created the artwork for numerous films, including "Alien" prequel "Prometheus, "Species, "Dune," and "Batman Forever."

Giger often meshed humans with machinery in his work, much of which could be classified as futuristic alien erotica, such as the microphone ...
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Prep for 'Prometheus' with 'The Book of Alien' and 'Colonial Marines Technical Manual'

6/10/2012 11:00am EDT
Book of Alien
In 1979, director Ridley Scott revolutionized the sci-fi genre with his landmark film Alien. The movie’s realistic future mixed with Swiss artist H.R. Giger’s grotesque alien design, terrified viewers. Using Scott and Giger’s work as a foundation, James Cameron created the action-packed sequel Aliens in 1986. Although Cameron’s film concentrated less on horror, he introduced equally grounded and imaginative technology to the same universe.

Sadly the franchise declined with the following sequels, Alien 3 and Alien: Resurrection. However this weekend, Ridley Scott hopes to revitalize science...
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Celebrity Birthdays, February 5

2/5/2009 3:00am EST
Sara Evans
Happy Birthday to "Peter Pan" star Jeremy Sumpter (1989), Manchester United footballer Christiano Ronaldo (1985), country singer Sara Evans (1971), singer Bobby Brown (1969), baseball player Roberto Alomar (1968), Guns 'N Roses/Velvet Revolver bassist Duff McKagen (1964), actress Laura Linney (1964), actress Jennifer Jason Leigh (1962), Elton John's drummer Nigel Olsson (1949), actress Barbara Hershey (1948), actor/director/writer Christopher Guest (1948), British actress/former model Charlotte Rampling (1946), Blood, Sweat & Tears founder Al Kooper (1944), action film director Michael Mann...
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Celebrity Birthdays, February 5

2/5/2008 3:00am EST
Sara Evans
Happy Birthday to "Peter Pan" star Jeremy Sumpter (1989), Manchester United footballer Christiano Ronaldo (1985), country singer Sara Evans (1971), singer Bobby Brown (1969), baseball player Roberto Alomar (1968), Guns 'N Roses/Velvet Revolver bassist Duff McKagen (1964), actress Laura Linney (1964), actress Jennifer Jason Leigh (1962), Elton John's drummer Nigel Olsson (1949), actress Barbara Hershey (1948), actor/director/writer Christopher Guest (1948), British actress/former model Charlotte Rampling (1946), Blood, Sweat & Tears founder Al Kooper (1944), action film director Michael Mann...
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Celebrity Birthdays, February 5

2/5/2007 3:00am EST
Laura Linney
Happy Birthday to "Peter Pan" star Jeremy Sumpter (1989), Manchester United footballer Christiano Ronaldo (1985), country singer Sara Evans (1971), singer Bobby Brown (1969), baseball player Roberto Alomar (1968), Guns 'N Roses/Velvet Revolver bassist Duff McKagen (1964), actress Laura Linney (1964), actress Jennifer Jason Leigh (1962), Elton John's drummer Nigel Olsson (1949), actress Barbara Hershey (1948), actor/director/writer Christopher Guest (1948), British actress/former model Charlotte Rampling (1946), Blood, Sweat & Tears founder Al Kooper (1944), action film director Michael Mann...
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Celebrity Birthdays, February 5

2/5/2006 3:00am EST
Laura Linney
Happy Birthday to "Peter Pan" star Jeremy Sumpter (1989), Manchester United footballer Christiano Ronaldo (1985), country singer Sara Evans (1971), singer Bobby Brown (1969), baseball player Roberto Alomar (1968), Guns 'N Roses/Velvet Revolver bassist Duff McKagen (1964), actress Laura Linney (1964), actress Jennifer Jason Leigh (1962), Elton John's drummer Nigel Olsson (1949), actress Barbara Hershey (1948), actor/director/writer Christopher Guest (1948), British actress/former model Charlotte Rampling (1946), Blood, Sweat & Tears founder Al Kooper (1944), action film director Michael Mann...
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