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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...

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: 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...

Neil Blomkamp. The poster art for Ridley Scott's 1979 film Alien. Things you probably didn't know about Alien.

Why Neill Blomkamp’s New Alien Should NOT Ignore Previous Entries

Ever since District 9 director Neill Blomkamp announced his new Alien movie, there’s been a lot of speculation on where it’s headed. The artwork that he has put together for this project has been beau...