Third Alien Prequel Will Have Less Alien, More Robot Says Ridley Scott

Third Alien Prequel Will Have Less Alien, More Robot Says Ridley Scott

Although 20th Century Fox‘s Alien: Covenant underperformed at the box office, director Ridley Scott insists to Entertainment Weekly that there will still be a third Alien prequel. Not only that, he says it will move away from Xenomorphs, Engineers and Deacons to focus more on the dangers of Artificial Intelligence, as represented by Michael Fassbender’s synthetic android David. “We are [going to […]

This Sci-Fi Short Wants You To Meet a Giant Alien and Find Yourself

This Sci-Fi Short Wants You To Meet a Giant Alien and Find Yourself

An enormous alien lumbers through Los Angeles and people have no idea what to do. Great science fiction speaks to human truths and fears, from The Planet of the Apes‘ commentary on racism to Godzilla as a metaphor for the atomic bomb. For his latest sci-fi short film, The Narrow World, filmmaker Brent Bonacorsoenvisioned a giant kaiju sitting serenely in Venice Beach, LA. The […]

Russian alien invasion film ‘Attraction’: If it succeeds, it is likely to usher in a brave new era of Russian sci-fi blockbusters

The Russian film, which is being billed by distributors as Russia’s answer to ‘Independence Day’, is the first time invaders from outer space have landed in Moscow, says its director Fedor Bondarchuk. No, Fedor Bondarchuk insists, his new 3D alien invasion sci-fi movie Attraction, which opens in Russia and China later this month, should not be […]

From ‘Alien’ to ‘Blade Runner’: 3 Sci-Fi Aesthetics and How to Create Them

Here’s how to make your movie look like a sci-fi masterpiece. Science fiction films cover a massive spectrum of concepts and include some of our most collectively iconic movies. When I was asked to join the team for Cognition, a sci-fi short directed by Ravi Chopra, as Director of Photography, I wasn’t sure where to start. […]

The Fight For Survival Begins In A New Batch Of Images From ALIEN: COVENANT

Following the release of that violent first trailer, Fox has debuted three more official images from Alien: Covenant which show the members of the crew in serious trouble as they battle the Xenomorphs! It seems fans either love or hate the first trailer for Alien: Covenant, but we now have three new stills which point […]

Fox officially update AlienCovenant.com and a UK Alien: Covenant site has been discovered!

Fox’s official Alien: Covenant website has been updated with AlienCovenant.com linking to an Alien: Covenant page on Fox Movies’ official site! The website features the film’s plot synopsis and cast info, however no trailer…. yet. We have also discovered another official Alien: Covenant website, which as far as we can tell is still under construction. The site appears […]

Ridley Scott reckons Alien: Covenant will 'scare the shit out of people'

During 20th Century Fox’s presentation at CineEurope, a short video message from Alien: Covenant director Ridley Scott hinted that his Prometheus sequel will definitely be leaning towards the horror-based origins of the franchise. “I think this will scare the shit out of people,” R Source: Ridley Scott reckons Alien: Covenant will ‘scare the shit out of […]