20 August 2012 9:35 AM, PDT | Fangoria | See recent Fangoria news »

Waking up to the news that director Tony Scott had, at the age of 68, committed suicide is no way to wake up. Long referred to as the “lesser” of the Scott brothers, Tony may actually have been the less decorated, but more commercially successful of the two siblings. I mean for every horror/sci-fi freak who kneels at the temple of Alien, I can cite a dozen regular joe movie guys I know, who think Top Gun is the greatest film ever lensed; towel snapping, Berlin hit single and all. And for what it’s worth, it made more money.

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