Tag: aliens

Aliens: gods or invaders? (science documentary: video).

August 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
Aliens: gods or invaders? (science documentary: video).

This science panel asks are we alone in this vast universe? Some think that’s highly unlikely. With new technologies joining the search, NASA estimates we’ll find definitive evidence of aliens within 20 to 30 years. Which raises the vital question: And then what? Will the news inspire jubilation, despair, or fear? Will aliens be seen […]

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Neill Blomkamp’s Aliens movie sequel – the best Alien movie (n)ever made? (video).

May 26, 2020 | By | Reply More
Neill Blomkamp’s Aliens movie sequel – the best Alien movie (n)ever made? (video).

Alex Beck sits down in this hour long documentary to explore Neill Blomkamp’s Aliens film sequel – possibly the best Alien movie (n)ever made? It would have been the 5th Alien-franchise flick, and aimed to re-unite Michael Biehn and Sigourney Weaver as Hicks and Ripley. Alex examines why, between 2015 – 2017, the project so […]

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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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Warp Drive and Aliens: what’s up with that? (science lecture video).

February 15, 2020 | By | Reply More
Warp Drive and Aliens: what’s up with that? (science lecture video).

Brilliant astronomer Bryan Gaensler (who works at the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, at the University of Toronto) visits the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics to lay out humanity’s latest thinking on interstellar travel and the search for alien life – including why he believes the frontiers of current research may be more exciting […]

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Aliens (1986) : another look by: GF Willmetts (small article).

March 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
Aliens (1986) :  another look by: GF Willmetts (small article).

Watching ‘Aliens’ (1986) again, there are some interesting dilemmas to ponder on. Sorry if this piece is a little more scattered than I normally write but as all of us here are pretty familiar with the film, I’m jumping to the chase. The flight from Earth to LV-426 has always bothered me. Sending a message […]

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Ancient BC-dated mobile phone discovered. Aliens, Atlanteans or time travellers?

December 31, 2015 | By | Reply More
Ancient BC-dated mobile phone discovered. Aliens, Atlanteans or time travellers?

An 800-year old clay model of a mobile phone-style communicator or tricorder has been discovered in Germany – and while the clay model is itself 800 years old, the writing on the device’s keys is cuneiform dating from around 2500BC. The clay tablet came from a 13th century archaeological dig site in Austria. So far […]

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Editorial – June 2013: Would Science Fiction survive should we meet aliens?

May 31, 2013 | By | Reply More
Editorial – June 2013: Would Science Fiction survive should we meet aliens?

Would Science Fiction survive should we meet aliens?? Hello everyone In many respects, Science Fiction can take most knocks. It’s a flexible genre. Changes in what we know about the universe? Yep! The early SF where the rest of the Solar System has life? Seen as childish today bur now only as acts of the […]

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The Host (Frank’s Take) (film review).

March 29, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Host (Frank’s Take) (film review).

The true queen of teen torture and angst, novelist Stephanie Meyer, shows how to milk a mawkish melodrama while tapping into the cinematic psyche of adventurous adolescents everywhere. Clearly, Meyer has a proven track record of stroking the teeny-bopper tendencies in romanticism courtesy of her ‘Twilight’ phenomenon that has defined sensual cinema for young love-stricken […]

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