The world of Galaxy Quest has been desperately trying to return for a few years now, most recently as an Amazon TV show. Well, after an unexpected but understandable delay, those plans are now back on track.
We were already mourning the death of beloved actor Alan Rickman before we heard this news, which just makes us miss him even more: the Galaxy Quest sequel that was in the works at Amazon may have been scrapped, now that one of the most important cast members is gone.
Military drones can kill enemies from miles above in the sky—but they can also kill innocent civilians. The people controlling these weapons are often continents away, and a new movie shows us the agonizing decisions that these people face.
When it comes to pop culture art, there’s a fine line between cute and annoying. Lots of artists turn characters or actors into non-threatening, sweet version of themselves but you can go too far. Jeff Victor doesn’t. And he tows that line by blending in a heft dose of nostalgia.
For my money, Truly, Madly, Deeply is Alan Rickman’s greatest work. The story of a man who dies, but returns to his beloved as a ghost, is a masterpiece that captures just how hard it is to let go of a loved one who’s gone.
Alan Rickman, who just passed away at the age of 69, leaves behind so many iconic performances that it’s impossible to pick out a favorite. Snape in Harry Potter, Hans Gruber in Die Hard, Alexander Dane in Galaxy Quest—everyone’s done an impression of at least one of his roles. “By Grabthar’s hammer, by the suns of…
Little known fact about Alan Rickman in Die Hard: For his character’s death scene he agreed to fall onto an airbag 25 feet (7.62 meters) below on the count of three. Except the director and the stunt people thought they would get a better reaction if they dropped him on the count of “one.” They were right. His face is…
A strange, solitary man, played by Alan Rickman, follows a young girl and her mother to their house. But this short film ends up going in a direction that you might not expect.
I don't know if the short Dust—written and directed by Ben Ockrent and Jake Russell—is a fairy tale or a horror tale. Let's just say that I didn't expect the end at all. This is very disturbing but worth watching, and not only because I love Alan Rickman in the role of... of... you just watch and see.
Alan Rickman is commonly termed a "phone book" actor because so many people would be happy to listen to him read the phone book. But would you watch him make tea in super slow-motion while the soundtrack to Inception plays? Well, here is your chance.
If you have ever seen an Alan Rickman movie, you know the dramatic weight he brings to pretty much every gesture and utterance he delivers on screen. Now imagine that in aggressively slow motion. Or better yet, watch it.
Who would have guessed that Robert Downey, Jr. would look as rakish in a Russian General's uniform as he does in a suit of powered armor?
There are many actors who help make science fiction and fantasy awesome, but there are some faces you see again and again. And some actors just automatically brighten the screen whenever they appear. No matter what movie or TV show they're in, they make it better.
Just how multitalented is Sigourney Weaver? Here she is, seducing two aliens and then doing a rap tribute to her ICM agent, Sam Cohn. Just two of the features on the new Galaxy Quest DVD.
Must-see movies are futuristic classics that shouldn't be missed. Of course, not every must-see is perfect. That's why we've rated them 1-5 on the patented "crunchy goodness" scale. Written by Sherilyn Connelly.
Title: Galaxy Quest
Vitals: The washed-up cast of the long-cancelled cult sci-fi teevee…