Posts Tagged ‘Alien’

Alien: Covenant

The Film Board Gathers! This month we’ve hit the Feel-a-Round Cineplex for Ridley Scott’s latest entry to the Alien Cinematic Universe: Alien: Covenant. The film tells the story of a colony ship on their way to brave new horizons seeding a distant planet with new life when they have to go check out this one thing on that one other planet only to discover… yeah, you know the drill. How well does Scott get us back into the Alienscape and engaged with this fancy new crew? What do we make of cinematographer Dariusz Wolski’s camera as a window into this new Alien? How much would we pay to see a standalone film of Michael Fassbender talking to Michael Fassbender? All these questions answered, and SO much more as as Steve Sarmento leads Andy Nelson and Pete Wright on a journey through the deepest, darkest alien woods.

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Prometheus

“Big things have small beginnings.” Well, not when envisioned by Ridley Scott and written by Jon Spaihts and Damon Lindelof. “Prometheus,” the non-prequel to “Alien” is anything but a small beginning to this universe and, while ambitious, leaves us with a lot of unanswered questions and problems that shouldn’t have been there in the first…

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Alien: Resurrection

“There’s a monster in your chest. These guys hijacked your ship and they sold your cryo-tube to this… human. And he put an alien inside of you. It’s a really nasty one. And in a few hours it’s gonna burst through your ribcage, and you’re gonna die. Any questions?” “Who are you?” “I’m the monster’s…

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Alien 3

“When they first heard about this thing, it was ‘Crew Expendable’. The next time, they sent in marines. They were expendable too. What makes you think they’re gonna care about a bunch of lifers who found God at the ass-end of space?” The third time may not be a charm for the Alien anthology, movie…

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Aliens

“Game over, man!  Game over!” There are few sequels that can stand up to the originals as well as Aliens can to its predecessor, and it’s clear that we—Pete Wright and Andy Nelson—really like this film. Join us this week on Rash Pixel’s “Movies We Like” as we talk about why we truly like this film…

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Alien

“You still don’t understand what you’re dealing with, do you? A perfect organism. Its structural perfection is matched only by its hostility.” This week begins our journey into the Alien franchise, dear listeners, which ends with our discussion of Prometheus on June 15th. We start with the amazing beginning of it all, 1979’s Alien. Ridley…

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