Articles about Alien

From Psycho to Jurassic Park: exploring iconic movie poster typography — Hopes & Fears
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lm and typography have never strayed far from each other, from the necessity of intertitle dialogue in cinema's earliest days, to the marketing industrial complex that makes up a great part of the contemporary film world. This is especially true during the "golden era" of the film poster, which produced paramount artwork and lettering that's still recognized today.
Added by on 6/20/15
'Alien' at 35: Sigourney Weaver reflects on Ridley Scott's masterpiece
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Category: Cast & Crew
Tagged: Alien, Sigourney Weaver
Ridley Scott's landmark "Alien" arrived in theaters 35 years ago this year, introducing moviegoers to an actress named Sigourney Weaver. As Ellen Ripley, Weaver delivered a mesmerizing performance that catapulted her into the Hollywood spotlight and broke significant ground for women in genre.
Added by on 10/7/14
'Alien' Ridley Scott helped shape Ripley, Sigourney Weaver says [video]
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Category: Video
Tagged: Sigourney Weaver, Alien
While Sigourney Weaver always will be Ripley to some 'Alien' fans, the actress said that the development of the character was really a team effort with director Ridley Scott.
Added by on 6/13/14
HR Giger and the making of Alien
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Category: Production
Tagged: Alien
It's the summer of 1978, and the UK's Shepperton Studios simmers in the heat. Secreted away in his own personal workshop, a Swiss artist works feverishly on his paintings and sculptures, either fashioning strange shapes from gigantic blocks of styrofoam or spraying them with his airbrush.
Added by on 5/17/14
50 Movies You Won't Believe Got Spoiled
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Category: Analysis
Tagged: Star Trek Into Darkness, Alien
(Not including the spoilers in this feature)
Source: m.totalfilm.com
Added by on 4/7/14
The ten best scene-stealing cats
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Never mind Carey Mulligan. Forget about Justin Timberlake. And who the hell is Oscar Isaac? The true star of the Coen brothers' Inside Llewyn Davis is a bored-looking marmalade tomcat called Ulysses. And he's not the first feline to paw their way into the spotlight.
Source: www.timeout.com
Added by on 2/22/14
A Bleak Outlook
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Video: A @moviesdotcom supercut of our dystopian future, according to the movies; made by @sleepyskunk
Source: www.movies.com
Added by on 9/13/13
Watch Bolaji Badejo get the feel of things
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Category: Video
Tagged: Alien, Bolaji Badejo
Video: Some test footage from "Alien" (via @slashfilm) featuring Bolaji Badejo
Source: www.youtube.com
Added by on 8/19/13
10 Perfect Science Fiction Movies
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There was an interesting post the other day listing the 50 Must-See Science Fiction movies. I scored 48 of 50 on the list but there were quite a few that I didn't agree with as a must-see So I thought I'd put my own list together but I have so many favorites that I just got confused. So I decided to do a list of science fiction movies I think are just perfect.
Added by on 8/12/13
Science Fiction Now Is Not What It Used to Be
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"Elysium" and the evolution of science fiction, for better or for worse: @RyancBritt explores at The @Awl
Source: www.theawl.com
Added by on 8/8/13
HR Giger and the making of Alien
Interesting
Category: Production
Tagged: Alien
It's the summer of 1978, and the UK's Shepperton Studios simmers in the heat. Secreted away in his own personal workshop, a Swiss artist works feverishly on his paintings and sculptures, either fashioning strange shapes from gigantic blocks of styrofoam or spraying them with his airbrush.
Added by on 5/17/14
'Alien' at 35: Sigourney Weaver reflects on Ridley Scott's masterpiece
Interesting
Category: Cast & Crew
Tagged: Alien, Sigourney Weaver
Ridley Scott's landmark "Alien" arrived in theaters 35 years ago this year, introducing moviegoers to an actress named Sigourney Weaver. As Ellen Ripley, Weaver delivered a mesmerizing performance that catapulted her into the Hollywood spotlight and broke significant ground for women in genre.
Added by on 10/7/14
50 Movies You Won't Believe Got Spoiled
Interesting
Category: Analysis
Tagged: Star Trek Into Darkness, Alien
(Not including the spoilers in this feature)
Source: m.totalfilm.com
Added by on 4/7/14
10 Perfect Science Fiction Movies
Interesting
There was an interesting post the other day listing the 50 Must-See Science Fiction movies. I scored 48 of 50 on the list but there were quite a few that I didn't agree with as a must-see So I thought I'd put my own list together but I have so many favorites that I just got confused. So I decided to do a list of science fiction movies I think are just perfect.
Added by on 8/12/13
Science Fiction Now Is Not What It Used to Be
Interesting
"Elysium" and the evolution of science fiction, for better or for worse: @RyancBritt explores at The @Awl
Source: www.theawl.com
Added by on 8/8/13
'Alien' Ridley Scott helped shape Ripley, Sigourney Weaver says [video]
Interesting
Category: Video
Tagged: Sigourney Weaver, Alien
While Sigourney Weaver always will be Ripley to some 'Alien' fans, the actress said that the development of the character was really a team effort with director Ridley Scott.
Added by on 6/13/14
A Bleak Outlook
Interesting
Video: A @moviesdotcom supercut of our dystopian future, according to the movies; made by @sleepyskunk
Source: www.movies.com
Added by on 9/13/13
Watch Bolaji Badejo get the feel of things
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Category: Video
Tagged: Alien, Bolaji Badejo
Video: Some test footage from "Alien" (via @slashfilm) featuring Bolaji Badejo
Source: www.youtube.com
Added by on 8/19/13
From Psycho to Jurassic Park: exploring iconic movie poster typography — Hopes & Fears
Interesting
lm and typography have never strayed far from each other, from the necessity of intertitle dialogue in cinema's earliest days, to the marketing industrial complex that makes up a great part of the contemporary film world. This is especially true during the "golden era" of the film poster, which produced paramount artwork and lettering that's still recognized today.
Added by on 6/20/15
The ten best scene-stealing cats
Interesting
Never mind Carey Mulligan. Forget about Justin Timberlake. And who the hell is Oscar Isaac? The true star of the Coen brothers' Inside Llewyn Davis is a bored-looking marmalade tomcat called Ulysses. And he's not the first feline to paw their way into the spotlight.
Source: www.timeout.com
Added by on 2/22/14