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Night Shift (Alien universe: new short film).

April 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Night Shift (Alien universe: new short film).

As part of the Alien film’s 40th anniversary celebrations, 20th Century Fox has commissioned another short movie in the Alien universe, this one made by Aidan Brezonick, and called Night Shift. When a missing commercial spacer is discovered hungover and disoriented, his rescuers suggests a nightcap as a remedy. But that’s a mistake because there’s […]

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Alien: six new official short films (trailer).

March 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
Alien: six new official short films (trailer).

To tie in with the 40th anniversary of the 1979 Alien movie (and its various sequels), six filmmakers are expanding the horror-scifi movie franchise originally dreamed up by director Ridley Scott, artist H.R Giger and Dan O’Bannon. Here’s the blurb … From atmospheric hallways, to hair-raising escapes and deadly creatures lurking in the dark, these […]

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The 40th anniversary of Ridley Scott’s Alien is upon us.

March 3, 2019 | By | Reply More
The 40th anniversary of Ridley Scott’s Alien is upon us.

Alien will screen at cinemas across the UK and international territories from 1st March 2019 in a new 4K restoration of the original theatrical cut, to mark its 40th anniversary. The film was restored in 4K in 2018 by 20th Century Fox at Company 3/Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, supervised by Ridley Scott and Pam Dery. […]

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John Hurt, RIP: War Doctor no more.

January 28, 2017 | By | Reply More
John Hurt, RIP: War Doctor no more.

Sir John Hurt has just passed away of Pancreatic cancer at the age of 77. John was a staple stalwart of many genre movies and TV series, including V for Vendetta and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, he was the billionaire S.R. Hadden in Contact, he played Winston Smith in the film adaptation […]

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Alien: BFI Film Classics by Roger Luckhurst (book review).

November 13, 2014 | By | Reply More
Alien: BFI Film Classics by Roger Luckhurst (book review).

The BFI through Palgrave MacMillan are releasing six genre books through November, following a similar pattern to previous film books of theirs we’ve reviewed here in the past. It therefore shouldn’t be surprising that I would choose to review them alphabetically and that ‘Alien’ by film critic Roger Luckhurst would be the first. Unusual for […]

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Alien: The Archive: The Ultimate Guide To The Classic Movies (book review).

November 5, 2014 | By | Reply More
Alien: The Archive: The Ultimate Guide To The Classic Movies (book review).

This book has the WOW! factor! I have most of the ‘Aliens’ related books and there are photographs and designs in ‘Alien: The Archive: The Ultimate Guide To The Classic Movies’ that even I haven’t seen before. How’s that for an opening paragraph? If you can only select one film book this autumn, then this […]

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Alien actor Lance Henriksen turns comic-book writer.

November 29, 2012 | By | Reply More
Alien actor Lance Henriksen turns comic-book writer.

Early this December Dark Horse is to publish the first in a new five-issue western horror comic-book tale, To Hell You Ride: White Man’s Guilt , by Alien actor, Lance Henriksen and co-writer, Joseph Maddrey with art supplied by Tom Mandrake. Lance Henriksen is, of course, best known for acting in movies like the Alien […]

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