Tag: alien

Destroy All Monsters: Hell Is The Human Race In ALIEN: COVENANT

Spoilers. "Mortal, after all," crows the android David (Michael Fassbender) in Prometheus, upon discovering that the "gods" his crew has sought - the Engineers - can in fact be killed. In Alien: Covenant we learn that David took his name...

Review: ALIEN: COVENANT Uses Horror to Mask Its Shortcomings

Ridley Scott returns to fill in the blanks of the maligned horrors of space, with plenty of screaming and more than enough people around to hear it in Alien: Covenant. His familiar fated take on the Alien genesis, however, sticks more...

Interview: Director Walter Hill on THE ASSIGNMENT, Star Quality, and the Late Bill Paxton

With a career that started early as Steve McQueen’s screenwriter, Walter Hill has more than made his mark on American cinema.  The writer of The Getaway and Alien, and director of Hard Times, The Warriors, 48 Hours, Streets of Fire, Wild...

ALIEN: COVENANT Issues a Warning

This is a public service announcement. 20th Century Fox has issued a warning on Twitter. Run.  The tweet itself contains little information other than a single date: May, 2017. Whatever it means, I'm praying for the best, but getting ready...

Latest ATTRACTION Trailer Suggests The Arrival May Not Be Intentional

The long history of alien arrival films has generally been driven by one of two options. Either they've come here to help us or they've come here to hurt us. But based on the latest trailer for Fyodor Bondarchuk's Attraction...

Neill Blomkamp Takes On ALIEN

Neill Blomkamp, director of District 9, Elysium, and the imminent Chappie, appears to not only have landed an Alien movie, but to have enticed Sigourney Weaver to return to the franchise.Next to nothing is known about the project other than it...

Explore The ATROPA In Classically Styled SciFi Short

If your idea of 'classic' scifi embraces films like Alien and Blade Runner - films that perfectly balance technology, character and grit - then director Eli Sasich has got a little something special for you with his short film Atropa.Anthony...

Rest In Peace, H. R. Giger

Earlier today, the famous artist H. R. Giger died in hospital. According to the Swiss press, the famous artist succumbed to injuries he received on Monday during a bad fall. He was 74 years old. H. R. Giger is famous...

Hey, Toronto! Win A Double Pass To Catch A Rare Screening Of Roger Christian's BLACK ANGEL On The Big Screen With In-Person Q&A!

Okay, Toronto, here's a rare treat!Back in 1980 famed Star Wars art director Roger Christian made the move to the director's chair with a 25 minute short film titled Black Angel. George Lucas was enough of a fan of the...

The Kids Talk Film: ALIEN

Imagine the opportunity to go back and watch Ridley Scott's Alien, for the first time again. Willem (age 10) got his first exposure to the horrific piece of science fiction as he continues his tour through the genre with his father...

Review: ALIEN 9 Is Unique And Compelling Anime

Let's first make something very clear: despite its title and scenes showing aliens inside humans' abdominal cavities, Alien 9 bears absolutely no relation to the beloved Alien movie franchise. Instead, it is a short 4-episode anime series that tells the...

Like It Or Not, PROMETHEUS 2 Is Coming

One of the most divisive films of last year was Ridley Scott's Prometheus. Hey, only kidding - after the Phantom Menace-eqsue want-it-to-be-good spark faded from our eyes, most of us had to admit it wasn't very good and didn't make...

Jason Gorber's Cineruminations: PROMETHEUS, Preboots, and Parasitic Cinema

Stepping back from the fracas that occurred within the nerdosphere over the release of Ridley Scott's latest film, one of the more interesting tensions that rose was between those that steadfastly refused to consider it a sequel to the Alien...