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I love big Aliens and I cannot lie… the price-tag, not so much (news).

May 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
I love big Aliens and I cannot lie… the price-tag, not so much (news).

If you are a fan of the original Alien movie and the big ugly H.R. Giger-created ultimate killing machine (aka the xenomorph or Internecivus raptus), then how about a life-size model of one for your millionaire pad? Well, if you’ve got a spare $8000 to spend, then have we got the gift for you! This […]

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Prometheus Alien movie: WTF really happened? (video).

March 31, 2020 | By | Reply More
Prometheus Alien movie: WTF really happened? (video).

Our canny reader Kroft has been combing his way through the very rare 150-page script written by Damon Lindelof for the Alien franchise movie, Prometheus, which was later removed from the 20th Century Fox web site by the direct orders of Ridley Scott. Luckily for us, the script reveals many of the missing background details […]

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Earth’s alien first contact: how badly will humanity lose its s$£%? (video: documentary).

February 24, 2020 | By | Reply More
Earth’s alien first contact: how badly will humanity lose its s$£%? (video: documentary).

Earth’s alien first contact: so, just how badly will humanity lose its s$£% when it gets its first public message – or visit – from ET? A discussion between John Michael Godier and Trevor Williams about the many possible reactions of humanity and the various scenarios of first contact with an alien civilisation.

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Alien short movie: Ore.

April 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Alien short movie: Ore.

To celebrate Alien’s pending 40th anniversary, here’s another of 20th Century Fox’s new Alien-universe short flicks. Here’s the official synopsis for this next short entitled, Ore : As a hard-working miner of a planet mining colony, Lorraine longs to make a better life for her daughter and grandchildren. When her shift uncovers the death of […]

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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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