Ridley Scott Born: November 1937 in South Shields, County Durham (now South Shields, Tyne & Wear), England, UK Most succesfull films: Alien Blade Runner Thelma & Louise Gladiator Black Hawk Down Matchstick Men American Gangster
In a speech at the Venice Film Festival at special screening of his seminal noir thriller Blade Runner, Sir Ridley Scott, the legendary director of Alien, believes that science-fiction as a genre is dead, going the way of Westerns.
Blade Runner - brilliant movie: ''I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhauser Gate. All those moments will be lost in time. like tears in rain.