Aliens

Aliens’ colonial marines: a missed opportunity?

Ryan Lambie Feature Jul 24, 2012

Aliens was a hit, so why didn’t Hicks and his fellow colonial marines get their own spin-off movie? It is, Ryan argues, one of sci-fi cinema’s missed opportunities…

Are we suffering from monster overload?

Ryan Lambie Feature Jun 19, 2012

Were you frightened by the creatures in Prometheus? If not, Ryan writes, that may be because we’re all suffering from monster overload...

The top 50 sci-fi movie protagonists

Ryan Lambie Odd List Apr 19, 2012

Whether they’re male or female, old or young, they’ve illuminated some classic movies. Here’s our top 50 list of sci-fi heroes and heroines…

Why the goals of action movies need to be more contained

Simon Brew News Apr 5, 2012

As Die Hard 5 prepares to set John McClane up as saviour of the planet, are action movies losing the ability to successfully balance the stakes?

The 50 most memorable action movie moments

Ryan Lambie Odd List Mar 8, 2012

Gunplay, car chases, shouting, one-liners and kung-fu — here’s our pick of the 50 most memorable action movie moments…

The joy of reading movie scripts

Ryan Lambie News Mar 6, 2012

They’re the foundation of any movie, but they’re often a great read in their own right. Here, Ryan explains why movie scripts can be so fascinating…

Aliens: Colonial Marines gameplay trailer

Aliens: Colonial Marines
Aaron Birch Trailer Feb 4, 2012

They’re coming out of the goddamn walls in the latest trailer for Aliens: Colonial Marines

Top 10 movie showdowns

Luke Holland Top 10 Oct 27, 2011

The movies are full of one-on-one battles, not least in X-Men: First Class, which arrives on disc next week. To celebrate, here are 10 classic cinema showdowns...

Just how intelligent is the Alien in the Alien franchise?

Alien
Ryan Lambie News Oct 27, 2011

The creature at the heart of the Alien franchise may be a terrifying predator, but how clever is it? Ryan look at the evidence…

Our predictions for Prometheus, and where it will fit into the Alien franchise

Ryan Lambie News Sep 19, 2011

With the story of Prometheus still a closely guarded secret, we piece together the clues, and come up with our own theory about what will take place within it…

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