The last two ‘Alien’ short films in its celebratory six-part anthology will be premiering this Friday during Alien Day.
37 years ago a little acidic alien burst his way out of John Hurt’s chest and into all of our hearts. Back in 1979 the world had never seen anything like Alien. The concept of science fiction films being treated seriously and budgeted generously was still a Star Wars-funded novelty.
Several years ago Ridley Scott decided that he would take ownership of the Alien franchise with Prometheus and fans worldwide were stunned by the beautifully crafted R-rated mayhem that he dreamed up.
For sci-fi film fans, 2017 is earmarked to be a banner year.
This morning I was flicking through my Twitter feed expecting to feel as sad an uncomfortable as ever with the latest spurt of news. As usual, one headline made me feel deeply sad. However, this one couldn’t have been more unexpected. At the far-too-young age of 61, the great Bill Paxton passed away due to … Read more
No one asked for an Independence Day sequel. In fact, I’m sure that if there was a poll sent out to moviegoers asking which 90s blockbuster they never wanted to see get a sequel 20 years later, Independence Day would have been near the top of the list. However, that didn’t happen and director Roland … Read more
If there’s one thing that the Wachowskis have proven time and time again, it’s that they never do anything small. If the duo are going to make a movie, they are going to make the biggest and craziest movie they possibly can on the off chance that they are never allowed to make another one … Read more
I’ve got to admit that I sat down in the theater to watch Edge Of Tomorrow with a sense of dread. The last two Tom Cruise movies Jack Reacher and Oblivion were amongst the worst of his career and director Doug Liman’s last few movies like Jumper and Mr. And Mrs. Smith weren’t that great … Read more