With Halloween now just weeks away, we thought our latest horror-themed poll of the spooky season would pose a question that may seem simple on the surface but is actually quite complex given the choices available: Which of the following…Read more →
Check Out Our “Alien” Franchise Archives!
Since today is Alien Day — the annual celebration of the enduring science fiction franchise that has been thrilling audiences worldwide since 1979 — we thought it would be the perfect time to remind you that you can read about…Read more →
It’s Alien Day, So Share Your Thoughts On the Sci-Fi Franchise with Us
Today marks that chest-burstingist of all Internet holidays, Alien Day! This celebration of 20th Century Fox’s landmark 1979 sci-fi/horror classic Alien and its various sequels/prequels/spin-offs. (The event takes its date from LV426, which also happens to be the classification…Read more →
Poll: Who’s Your Favorite Character from the 1979 Sci-fi/Horror Classic Alien?
In space no can hear you scream. Or pick your favorite character from Alien. Who is your favorite character from Ridley Scott’s 1979 masterpiece? This poll originally ran in 2018. We are reprinting it as part of our Alien Day…Read more →
The “Alien” Disco 45: In Space, No One Can Hear You Dance
Alien is easily one of the scariest and best science-fiction flicks of all time, but a phenomenon on the dancefloor? Not so much. But that didn’t stop some enterprising musicians from trying to make Jerry Goldsmith‘s memorable score from the…Read more →
It’s time for another Create-A-Caption! For this week’s film, we’ve chosen Alien. Ridley Scott‘s 1979 sic-fi classic remains one of the most influential films of all time. A huge part of the film’s enduring appeal is the scene when —…Read more →
Celebrate Alien Day With The Trailer For The 1979 Sci-Fi Masterpiece
Today is Alien Day, a celebration of Fox’s long-running sci-fi franchise. If you search around online today you’ll notice a variety of tributes to the face-hugging xenomorphs. Why is such a manufactured holiday happening on April 26th? Because of LV-426,…Read more →
Forgotten Media: “Alien” Radio Spots
In space, no one can hear you scream. We all know that. But on the radio, everyone can. To promote the 1979 release of Alien at London’s Odeon Leicester Square theater, 20th Century Fox created a series of haunting…Read more →
Yaphet Kotto: 1939-2021
We were saddened to hear of the passing of the legendary character actor Yaphet Kotto, who died at the age of 81 yesterday in the Philippines. Best known for his work as the villainous Dr. Kananga in the James Bond…Read more →
Poll: What’s Your Favorite Ian Holm Performance?
A veteran character actor known best for his roles in Alien, Chariots of Fire (for which he earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor), Time Bandits, The Fifth Element, and the Lord of the Rings saga, Ian Holm…Read more →