8 stories you should check out after watching Alien: Covenant
Saturday, 20 May 2017 () Alien: Covenant is now in theaters, and it helps steer the franchise right back into the space-horror territory that captivated audiences when the first Alien film hit back in 1979. While 2001: A Space Odyssey and Star Wars showed filmgoers that science fiction could go beyond cheap B-movies, Ridley Scott’s film was a separate revelation, proof that screen science fiction could also produce quality horror-dramas. His creepy, Freudian Alien captivated audiences, and became an instant horror classic.
But Alien didn’t come out of nowhere. Its filmmaking team was inspired by a whole range of works, both intentionally and otherwise, in constructing its fantastic world and horrifying creatures. Alien also broadly inspired a number of other...
Director Ridley Scott’s Alien prequel Alien: Covenant earned $36 million in its opening weekend at the domestic box office, narrowly beating Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 to become the new No. 1 film in the U.S. A sequel to the fairly lucrative 2012 Alien quasi-prequel Prometheus, the goal of...
Thirty-eight years ago, in Ridley Scott’s “Alien,” we met the crew of the Nostromo, a spaceship that, having picked up a signal of mysterious origin, was... The New Yorker - WorldAlso reported by •Seattle Times
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ridley Scott’s space horror film “Alien: Covenant” scared reigning box office champ “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” out of the... Seattle Times - Front PageAlso reported by •Filmy Friday •New Zealand Herald
The latest installment of Ridley Scott’s space-horror franchise, Alien: Covenant, hits theaters today. The series is coming up on its 40th anniversary, and... The Verge - TechnologyAlso reported by •Seattle Times •New Zealand Herald
After almost 40 years, audiences are still interested in the “Alien” universe. Ridley Scott’s “Alien: Covenant,” from 20th Century Fox, dethroned... L.A. Times - EntertainmentAlso reported by •New Zealand Herald