Alien 3

Review: Another War by Simon Morden

Review: Another War by Simon Morden

Another War is an early novella, published in the UK by Telos Publishing in 2005, by the British writer Simon Morden, who has since come to prominence with the Philip K. Dick Award-winning Metrozone series. It is a fast-paced horror story paying homa... Read More »

Time Out’s ‘100 Best Sci-Fi Films’

Time Out’s ‘100 Best Sci-Fi Films’

This week the UK London listings and entertainment guide Time Out published part of an on-going series of genre by genre features on the 100 Best Films. The current one is ‘The 100 best sci-fi movies’. Gary Dalkin takes a look... Read More »

Re-reading Alien, Aliens, and Alien 3

Re-reading Alien, Aliens, and Alien 3

Titan Books brings us the movie novelizations of all three books written by Alan Dean Foster in the original Alien saga. This powerful trio exemplifies why Foster is the master of movie novels. Read More »

Too Long After – A Time Limit On Sequels & Prequels?

Too Long After – A Time Limit On Sequels & Prequels?

How long after is too long? Returning to a great original is fraught with difficulties at any time, but the more time goes by, the more the problems compound. Read More »

H.R. Giger

H.R. Giger

Very few artists have had as big an influence on horror illustration and on the look of horror films as had Swiss artist H.R. Giger. Read More »

David Fincher’s Alien 3, and What It Can Teach Us

Credit: Tom Edwards According to my extensive academic research over at Wikipedia this afternoon, the third installment in Fox’s Alien Quadrilogy (’Cause why use the word tetralogy, right? What a lousy word . . .) went through development hell for se... Read More »