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Alien (1979) The problem with sub-genres - label makers

How Alien Raised the Bar for Visuals in Horror

Throughout most of the 1970s, horror was very focused on realism. There was a transition period in the previous decade that moved the genre away from the Gothic Hammer films, truly cementing horror in...


How ‘Aliens’ Perfected Action-Horror (And Why it’s So Hard to Get Right)

Aliens is a classic. Whether you consider it part of the horror, science fiction, or action genre, that fact is pretty much undisputed. To this day, fans continue to debate as to whether or not the fi...

Alien: Covenant

Second Opinion: Alien: Covenant

Ridley Scott’s latest foray into the universe belonging to Synthetic Beings and Xenomorphs is an intense and compelling horror ride. If you were not a big fan of Alien: Covenant’s predecessor, Prometh...

Alien 3 H.R. Giger Design

Script to Pieces: William Gibson’s Alien 3

Welcome to Script to Pieces, a recurring feature at Wicked Horror where we look at the best, most interesting and at times most unbelievable horror movies that never happened. Sometimes these will be ...

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Review: Aliens 30th Anniversary Blu-Ray

The 30th anniversary Blu-ray of Aliens is housed in a terrific package. This is something collectors will want to keep an eye out for as it contains both a collectible booklet of artwork from the Dark...

Alien 3 H.R. Giger Design

H.R. Giger Concept Art Shows a Drastically Different Alien 3

New H.R. Giger concept art for Alien 3 shows us that while the general design is the same, the alien would have been approached in an entirely new manner. Apparently, while Giger was proud of the orig...

Aliens Defiance

Comic Review: Aliens: Defiance #2

Aliens: Defiance #2 immediately retains the best thing about the first issue, it is incredibly cinematic. It feels almost as if you’re reading genuine storyboards for an Alien sequel and—more than tha...

Aliens Defiance

Comic Review: Aliens: Defiance #1

Aliens: Defiance is off to a great start with the first issue and is shaping up to be one of the best Aliens comics in recent memory. We’re introduced to a new protagonist, Zula Hendricks, a very diff...

Aliens: Salvation

Aliens: Salvation [Comic Review]

In the long comic book history of Aliens, which stretches back over twenty years, Salvation has always been ranked as one of the best. It’s a fan favorite, if not the fan favorite comic. With a creati...

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