'Ridley Scott Should Receive an Honorary Oscar

Receive an Honorary Oscar

Ridley Scott

is one of Hollywood’s undeniable masters of science fiction, with an unadulterated visual flair

The British

director has been bringing his vision to our movie screens for over 50 years

Scott’s dances

with the Academy have brought him to four ceremonies as a nominee

But that’s

not all that makes him worthy of being honored

7 billion domestically,

which places him in the top 20 of the highest-grossing directors of all time

And that’s

not to mention his most cherished features, which include the sci-fi horror epic “Alien” (1979),

“All the Money

in the World” ©TriStar Pictures/Courtesy Everett Colle / Everett Collection

When he

works with some of his “regulars” such as Oscar winner Russell Crowe (“Gladiator”), you don’

But when

he’s successful, like he is with Crowe in “American Gangster” (2007), he’s able to

“Alien Covenant”

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