Tag Archives: Alien

#PollMondays: Which of these sf/f characters would win in a free-for-all fight?

31 Jul

It’s time for another poll! This week, we’ve decided to make your life hell by forcing you to choose the character you think would most likely win in a fight. Imagine, if you will, that we stuck all of these folks in a cage match. Who would win? Why?

Take the poll, and leave a comment!

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#59. Alien: Covenant (2017) w/ Jeannette Ng — A Shoot the WISB Subcast

19 Jun

Byron, Shelley, and Wagner, oh my! Shaun, David, and Jen, discuss Ridley Scott’s newest edition to the Alien universe, Alien: Covenant, with special guest, Jeannette Ng! The group travel deep into the weeds of the literary and theological references in the film (dragging Shaun along kicking and screaming), Ridley Scott’s ambitious vision, and David’s (not to be confused with the David on the podcast) role as the protagonist of Prometheus and Covenant. It’s a bit of a heavy hitter.

We hope you enjoy the episode!

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Here’s the episode (show notes are below): Continue reading

#33. Alien (1979) and Aliens (1986) — A Shoot the WISB Subcast w/ Damien Angelica Walters

20 Apr

Facehuggers, flamethrowers, and angry momma aliens, oh my!  Damien Angelica Walters brings her squee to this special Alien-centric episode!  We discuss the legacy of Alien and Aliens, the evocative design of the films, their underlying metaphors, and so much more!

We hope you enjoy the episode!

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Spoiler Alert:  the following podcast contains spoilers for the film being reviewed; if you wish to see the film without having it ruined for you, download this podcast and save it for later. Continue reading

Flick Bits: First Pics of Ridley Scott’s Prometheus!

23 Nov

Entertainment Weekly has a sneak peek into the much anticipated new Ridley Scott flick, Prometheus (thanks to Stephen Hunt for bringing these to my attention).

Here you go:

Scott’s film, set for release next June, is the latest addition to the Alien universe/series, which began with Alien in 1979 and continued under James Cameron with the 1986 film Aliens.  Prometheus stars Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron, Patrick Wilson, Idris Elba, Noomi Rapace, and Guy Pearce (among others).

IMDB describes the film as follows: Continue reading

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