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I was cautiously optimistic walking into Alien: Covenant. Prometheus was no masterpiece by any stretch, and following Aliens the franchise hasn’t really lived up to its potential. Don’t get me wrong, each film, even Alien: Resurrection, does have its moments but they were just okay after Aliens. So, I wasn’t expecting much, but the spoilers […]

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News this week brings us a dissection of a classic from the creator himself, internet prices may go up while coverage drops, Fancy Bear gets interested in European elections, but we can watch a baby xenomorph and a lamb put the beauty of nature on full display. Let’s see what happened this Last Week in […]

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Alien: Covenant is Ridley Scott’s newest addition to the Alien franchise. The film acts as a sequel to Prometheus, which hailed Scott’s return to the franchise and explored the mysterious Space Jockeys introduced in the original film, although they are now named the Engineers. Covenant is set 10 years after Prometheus and 20 years before […]

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The Alien franchise, from Ridley Scott and Dan O’Bannon, is generally accepted to be cyberpunk. There is even evidence that Blade Runner and the Alien franchise take place in the same universe. Predator, however, has few cyberpunk elements at all. But this universe is expanding; there are three Predator films, four Alien films, two Alien […]

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Cities locked in perpetual night, populated by nameless silhouettes eating prepackaged food. Reminders of corporate masters and a dying planet circle overhead, projected from technologies that rival the imagination. That’s cyberpunk, and there are only a handful of works that can truly be given credit for tailoring the style and defining the tropes that made […]

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