Happy Alien Day indeed. Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant has officially been rated “R” by the MPAA for “sci-fi violence, bloody images, language and some sexuality/nudity.” You see, violence isn’t violence in 2017, it’s defined by a subgenre, apparently. So, you won’t be seeing any actual real world violence, just “sci-fi violence”. Can’t Stop. Laughing. Also, […]
Fox and director Ridley Scott are increasingly dipping their toes into virtual reality—and that’s good news for science fiction and horror fans. Today, Fox is launching a new virtual reality experience for Oculus Rift called Alien: Covenant...Show More Summary
Creative Assembly is not currently working on an Alien: Isolation sequel, Eurogamer understands. The rumour, which began with the latest edition of Official PlayStation Magazine (via PlayStation Universe), has since been picked up by...Show More Summary
Favorite holidays? Halloween and Christmas. Oh and ALIEN DAY. Today marks the second annual global celebration of the Alien franchise, and toy company NECA has kicked off the festivities early this morning by putting a brand new Aliens action figure up for grabs. The toy, an Alien Day exclusive, recreates Kenner’s vintage action figure of […]
A ruling against his executive order on sanctuary cities is the latest rebuke dealt to the president by a federal judge.
Maybe humans are some of the first players to the cosmic life game, or it could be we’re one of the last. Whatever our standing in the cosmic biological order it, we may never know. Space is big – and old. The unimaginable distances of empty, black...
Encounters with new worlds and new life will present religions with the ultimate theological conundrum. But they will adapt, as they have done before About two decades ago, it was quite uncertain whether stars other than our own sun even hosted their own planets. Show More Summary
“Everyone he met became an instant friend. There were no strangers in Bill Paxton’s life.”
The enabling sponsor of the killer is their own government.
Shea Moisture had, by its own account, "really f-ed this one up." On Monday, social media exploded as fans of the hair-care brand, which has long catered to African-American women, expressed a shared sense of outrage. Between #Pepsi, #unitedAIRLINES, and now #SheaMoisture... the need for PR professionals must be at an all time high. pic.twitter.com/967cIuNr3n...
A prior indigenous technological species might have arisen on ancient Earth or another body, such as a pre-greenhouse Venus or a wet Mars. That’s the focus of a paper by Penn State University’s Dr. Jason T. Wright, an associate professor in astronomy and astrophysics. Published this week...
For months, fans have wondered if Katherine Waterston’s character Daniels in Ridley Scott’s upcoming Alien: Covenant is related to Sigourney Weaver’s original Alien hero, Ellen Ripley
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Time for your weekly edition of the Deadspin Funbag. Got something on your mind? Email the Funbag. Today, we’re covering eating aliens, identity crises, bandwagon fans, and more. Read more...
Victoria Justice did a gorgeous photo shoot as part of the Desert X art exhibit in the Coachella Valley. For the shoot, Vic channeled her inner alien, wearing a powder-blue wig and cream latex top, amazing other amazing outfits. Photographer Bridger Scott explains that the 24-year-old singer and actress was fantastic to work with. “We [...]
Tomorrow brings a new Alien Day for fans of the sci-fi franchise that 20th Century Fox started with Alien all the way back in 1979. Inspired by the mysterious planet labeled LV-426, last year became the first official, annual Alien Day in honor of the 30th anniversary of the sequel, Aliens. Show More Summary
Generally, teams want their quarterbacks to exude confidence. Not too much to the point he alienates everyone around him, but it’s best if he has some edge. That’s why Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson’s comments days before the NFL draft should be viewed as a positive. Show More Summary
The acclaimed cartoonist tells us about his love of the ‘Alien’ franchise and how he’s changing his style for the ‘Dead Orbit’ miniseries
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Are we going to see a sequel to 2014’s Alien Isolation? The rumour mill is turning and today’s morsel points to Creative Assembly possibly working on a sequel to 2014’s