Posts Tagged ‘Alien’

Book Review – Alien: Sea of Sorrows by James A. Moore

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Titan books sent along a copy of Alien: Sea of Sorrows by James A. Moore for review. Overview:  As a deputy commissioner for the ICC, Alan Decker’s job is to make sure the settlements on LV178 follow all the rules, keeping the colonists safe. But the planet known as New Galveston holds secrets, lurking deep beneath the

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Book Review: ALIEN

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Since its release in May 1979 Alien has garnered iconic status, reaping critical acclaim as well as box office success, and this May marks its much-celebrated 35th anniversary.  Titan Books has re-released Alien, Alan Dean Foster’s long out-of-print adaptation, considered one of the defining novelizations ever written and we received a copy to review. There

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Book Review – Alien: Out of The Shadows

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I think it’s been established that I’m a big fan of the Alien universe, so receiving this copy of Alien: Out of The Shadows by Tim Lebbon from Titan Books was a nice surprise.  This is a brand new official novel set between the events of Alien and Aliens and I was a little confused

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PROMETHEUS 2 Has Been Written Apparently

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I feel like I was one of the few people who actually enjoyed Prometheus.  Sure it didn’t live up to the hype and there could have been some better characterization, but there was enough there for me to enjoy it and buy it when it came out.  Those of you who saw it know that

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Today Only, The ALIEN ANTHOLOGY Is $19.99!

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Today’s Gold Box Deal on Amazon.com is so great that we just had to share it! The Alien Anthology on Blu-ray is only $19.99.  The set includes Alien, Aliens, Alien 3, Alien Resurrection plus a TON of amazing bonus features.  In fact, this set was the first Blu-ray I bought myself so I can say

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Our Favorite Sci-Fi Movies (That Don’t Begin with “Star”)

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Science Fiction has always played a pivotal role in cinema. It is a means by which we can look into the future and speculate as to what “could be”. Our only limit is our imaginations, and our imaginations provide an infinite number of possibilities. With that being said there have been some incredible films that

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Fun With Short Films – The Gift

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Imagine I, Robot – but set in Russia. Robots are there to tend to the whims of their human masters and the cybernetic lifeforms strangely resemble those of I, Robot. These ones do tend to have a bit more in regards to facial expressions, but a very close facsimile. The similarities end there, as the

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Reel: [the films of] Ridley Scott

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Kees van Dijkhuizen is back with his “the biggest episode yet” of his “the [the films of]” collection (see them all here).  The video below is under 3 minutes and manages to show all 19 movies from Ridley Scott. Films used: The Duellists, Alien, Blade Runner, Legend, Someone to Watch Over Me, Black Rain, Thelma

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