Simon Atherton

Born: 1957

Highlighted works

  • Aliens

    Aliens

    A reluctant Ellen Ripley is persuaded to venture back into outer space in search of marauding aliens, this time accompanied by a crack military team.

  • Braveheart

    Braveheart

    Mel Gibson’s muscular, multi Oscar-winning epic sees 13th-century Scots rebel William Wallace lead a war of independence from English colonial rule.

  • V for Vendetta

    V for Vendetta

    Written and produced by the Wachowski brothers, this comic-book adaptation drew flak for its sympathetic depiction of terrorism – and from the original’s writer, Alan Moore.

  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

    The third instalment in Steven Spielberg and George Lucas’s adventure series influenced by Saturday morning serials is also the most light-hearted.

  • The Bourne Ultimatum

    The Bourne Ultimatum

    In the hands of British director Paul Greengrass, the third and most thrilling Bourne film proves that studio action movies need not be brainless.

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