Alien

Alien franchise: ranking the movies in order of quality

Ryan Lambie Odd List Jan 23, 2015

Alien and Aliens are classics. But how do the other sequels, prequel and spin-offs compare? We try to rank them in descending order...

A closer look at Neill Blomkamp's abandoned Alien sequel

Ryan Lambie Feature Jan 6, 2015

As Neill Blomkamp reveals the concept art for a seemingly abandoned Alien sequel, here's a closer look at what its story might have held...

7 films inexplicably turned into board games

Alex Carter Odd List Dec 27, 2014

Terminator 2, Escape From New York, and more films turned into very unlikely board games....

Terry Rawlings and the alchemy of editing

Ryan Lambie Feature Dec 9, 2014

A BAFTA event highlighted editor Terry Rawlings' work on such films as Alien and Blade Runner. We take a look at a unique industry talent...

Prometheus 2 to have "fresher form of alien"

Simon Brew News Nov 20, 2014

Ridley Scott wants a different kind of alien to be causing havoc in Prometheus 2.

Why Alien: Isolation proves the Alien deserves another movie

Ryan Lambie Feature Oct 21, 2014

The detail and atmosphere in the videogame Alien: Isolation proves that the 35-year-old xenomorph still has the power to inspire fear.

50 bizarre examples of movie tie-ins and merchandise

Wil Jones Odd List Sep 26, 2014

Movie merchandise is big business. But some people will try and slap the name of The Avengers or Batman on anything...

Ridley Scott: no xenomorphs for Prometheus 2

Giger's xenomorph.
Simon Brew News Sep 25, 2014

H R Giger's xenomorphs will remain notable by their absence in Prometheus 2...

Lucy, The Core, and scientific accuracy in films

Ryan Lambie Feature Aug 21, 2014

Luc Besson’s Lucy may be based on a debunked myth, but does bad science in films matter if the story’s well-told, Ryan asks...

How the movies are making space fun again

James Clayton Feature Aug 1, 2014

The launch of Guardians Of The Galaxy leaves James thinking about space movies, and how Marvel have made them fun again...

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