A rail company frantically works to prevent an unmanned, half-mile-long freight train carrying combustible liquids and poisonous gas from wiping out a city. —IMDb
Tony Scott was a British-born film director and producer. He was the youngest of three brothers, one of whom is fellow film director Ridley Scott. He was born in North Shields, Northumberland, England to parents Jean and Colonel Francis Percy Scott. As a result of his father’s career in the British military, his family moved around a lot. Their mother loved the going to the movies and instilled a love of cinema in her children.
While still a teenager, producer and director Tony Scott made his first foray into film with an appearance in his big brother Ridley Scott’s first short film, Boy and Bicycle. He later attended London’s Royal College of Art, as did his brother, and proceeded to get his feet wet behind the camera, at first by directing TV commercials for his brother’s production company Ridley Scott Associates. He became a leader in the British commercial industry, directing countless ads and building up an impressive resumé over the years. By the early ‘80s, Tony Scott… read more
This is what happens when you leave "the fat one from My Name Is Earl" in charge of a train.
The great Nagisa Oshima has passed away, Senses of CInema has a new World Poll, David Bordwell on the evolving cinema of 1908-1920, & more.
One “movement” in our exquisite corpse-style critical project on Tony Scott. Each movement features ten critics and ten scene analyses.
Movement 7B in a critical exquisite corpse project analyzing films by Tony Scott. This entry focuses on Unstoppable (2010).
An exquisite corpse-style critical project on the films of Tony Scott featuring twenty critics and twenty scene analyses.
Movement 10A in a critical exquisite corpse project analyzing films by Tony Scott. This entry focuses on Unstoppable (2010).
A brief look at Hollywood genre filmmaking from 1941 – 2010 through films screened at the Viennale by Lang, Ford, Carpenter and Scott.
Cinema Scope launches their comprehensive coverage of TIFF, Kevin Corrigan recalls his time with Tony Scott & Thom Andersen writes on Ozu.
On the late great.
Found on my cine-hard drive, notes for an review of Tony Scott’s great 2010 thriller, Unstoppable.
"Oh yeah, Tony Scott—he's good," says even Lav Diaz, currently residing in Vienna's Ferronian headquarters, and further proof rushes into cinemas
Let's do this one backwards. Let's start with suggestions for further reading. The suggestions come from Daniel Kasman, and one of the implications
The new Tony Scott film.
Forcément quand on se met du Tony Scott, on sait qu’on s’attaque à du cinéma d’action, le monsieur s’étant fait connaitre uniquement dans ce genre. En plus, le bonhomme aime rajouter une bonne dose… read review