Alien

EVE Online Will Allow Players to Search for Real-Life Exoplanets

Have you ever wondered whether or not you have what it takes to become an astrophysicist? Have you ever dreamed of discovering...

Chelsea Gohd
Monday, 24 July 2017 - 9:07AM

Ridley Scott Plans to Introduce a Child Version of Ripley in Future 'Alien' Prequels

With Neill Blomkamp's Oats Studio short films taking the internet by storm, it's hard not to mourn for the cancelled Alien 5 that...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 11 July 2017 - 12:02PM

Why Red Dwarfs Might Not Be the Best Candidates for Finding Alien Life After All

Red dwarf stars--the most common star type in our galaxy. They have been the subject of recent discussion as planets surrounding them...

Chelsea Gohd
Monday, 12 June 2017 - 2:27PM

Neill Blomkamp's 'Alien 5' Is Dead, But He Might Have Sneakily Made the Movie Anyway

Well, it sounds like Ridley Scott was right all along. Alien 5 with Sigourney Weaver is no more. Or, perhaps it's more accurate to...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 06 June 2017 - 11:31AM

Review: 'Alien: Covenant' Is Just a Failed 'Prometheus' Hybrid

The one thing everyone heard about Alien: Covenant was that Ridley Scott had learned his lesson from Prometheus and had returned...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 22 May 2017 - 4:57PM

'Alien: Covenant' Was Originally a Completely Different Movie

By this point, we're probably all willing to admit that the Alien franchise has lost its way. It's been a long time since James...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 22 May 2017 - 2:21PM

Ridley Scott Finally Admits 'Prometheus' Was a Mistake

Ridley Scott loves the Alien franchise. Not for the movies' setting, nor their usefulness as a tool to tell powerful, emotional...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 11 May 2017 - 11:18AM

The 'Alien: Covenant' Sequel Will Start Filming 'Within 14 Months'

Alien: Covenant hasn't even hit theaters yet, but director Ridley Scott is already gearing up to work on the sequel — and way...

Johnny Brayson
Tuesday, 09 May 2017 - 9:07PM

The Rover from ‘Alien: Covenant’ is Actually Preparing for Space Travel

Alien: Covenant takes place in the beginning of the 22nd century. By then, we won't still be around to see if it ended up being an...

Kat Stubing
Thursday, 27 April 2017 - 8:20PM

The New 'Alien Day' Prologue Video Just Bridged the Gap Between 'Prometheus' and 'Alien: Covenant'

Ever since Covenant was announced, Ridley Scott has said he isn't done with all the questions raised by Prometheus. His commitment...

Super User
Wednesday, 26 April 2017 - 2:54PM

The New 'Alien: Covenant' VR Experience Takes the POV of a Chestburster

When we heard that Alien: Covenant would feature something called a "mouthburster," we were prepared to see some awful, horrifying...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 26 April 2017 - 12:53PM

Universal Language: The Science Behind 'Arrival' at Silicon Valley Comic-Con

  When we heard about the movie Arrival, we had the same reaction a lot of sci-fi fans did: "Linguistics? They're going to make a...

Chris Mahon
Sunday, 23 April 2017 - 5:13PM

Ridley Scott Hints the Next 'Alien' Film is Called 'Alien: Awakening'

Alien: Covenant is still a few months away, but director Ridley Scott has already been hard at work cranking out the next one. He'd...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 17 March 2017 - 7:25PM

'Alien: Covenant' Reveals Grotesque New Aliens at SXSW

Director Ridley Scott, who's in charge of the upcoming Alien: Covenant, screened some footage from the movie at SXSW after giving the...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 11 March 2017 - 1:24PM

Ridley Scott Has Already Written the Next 'Alien' Film

The upcoming Alien: Covenant already promises to be closer to the original Alien films than the bizarre Prometheus was, if the new...

Jonathan Kesh
Monday, 06 March 2017 - 7:27PM

The New Trailer for 'Alien: Covenant' Reveals the New Xenomorphs

Ridley Scott's next chapter in the Alien franchise isn't your average space action movie or sci-fi horror flick--on the one hand,...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 01 March 2017 - 11:42AM

Actor Bill Paxton of 'Aliens,' 'Twister,' 'Terminator' Dies at 61

Bill Paxton, a wide-ranging Texan actor who's stolen a scene in nearly every film he's appeared in, has passed away at 61 following...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 26 February 2017 - 1:23PM

NASA Discovers Seven Earth-Like Planets that Could Contain Water or Life

Seven Earth-like planets have just been discovered orbiting an ultra-cool dwarf star (that's an official name, we're not just...

Kat Stubing
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 - 8:06PM

Actor John Hurt of 'Alien' and Many More Dies at 77

John Hurt, Oscar-nominated star of David Lynch's The Elephant Man and Midnight Express, as well as several iconic roles throughout...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 28 January 2017 - 1:55PM

Neill Blomkamp's 'Alien 5' Probably Isn't Happening

As one of the most innovative minds working in sci-fi today, director Neill Blomkamp (District 9, Elysium) excited lots of fans when...

Johnny Brayson
Monday, 23 January 2017 - 8:25PM