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Films 

Watch Sigourney Weaver Battle a New Alien Foe in Neill Blomkamp’s Apocalyptic Short RAKKA!

Even if you’ve given up hope on seeing Ellen Ripley’s return to the xenomorph universe in the perpetually-postponed (and very likely doomed) ALIEN 5, with DISTRICT 9 director Neill Blomkamp behind the camera, this is still very big news indeed… and hints at something perhaps even bigger. Blomkamp chose to kick off his new experimental […]

Films 

Reebok Unveils ALIEN “Stomper” Sneakers For ALIEN Day!

April 26th is now officially known as “ALIEN Day,” and so lots of retailers are taking advantage of our love of all things xenomorph! For example, Mondo has a brand new 4 LP release of Jerry Goldsmith’s original ALIEN score (with restored alternate cues) available for pre-order now! Be warned, this sucker is $75 bucks. […]

Films 

Ranking the ALIEN Franchise: Worst to First

Ranking the ALIEN franchise is tough, and it isn’t tough due to mediocrity or an uneven nature to the franchise, it’s tough because every single film in the series has – at the very least – been good. That’s a rarity in this genre. But ALIEN has managed to make it happen, and that makes […]

The Evolution Of Ellen Ripley!

With this past Tuesday being officially christened ALIEN DAY, we’ve all had the franchise on the brain pretty much all week. Everyone’s doing their part to celebrate in their own way, whether it be by hosting their own ALIEN marathons, attending screenings or indulging in whatever new collectibles were created specifically for this new “holiday.” […]

Films 

Giving #RESPECT To Everyone’s Favorite Android, Bishop!

Sometimes, there are characters in genre pictures that are so darned righteous and awesome, you can’t stop thinking about them or their amazing feats long after the movie is over. This column is dedicated to those cinematic bad-asses that keep us coming back for more. We’ve paid tribute to men, women and even dogs in […]

Films 

Slashback! Is ALIEN Actually a Slasher Movie in Space?

Okay, before you start sharpening your knives over that headline, be sure to actually read the article first. You’ll see that this is more of a thought experiment in honor of LV-426, a.k.a. “ALIEN Day,” than a slasher-skewed review of a film which I’m betting you already love every bit as much as I do. […]

Films 

Check Out Creature Features ALIEN Exhibit!

With 20th Century Fox declaring tomorrow, April 26th, the official ALIEN DAY, a lot of people are getting into the spirit of things. Among them are our friends over at Creature Features located at 2904 W. Magnolia Blvd. in Burbank, CA. Right now, for a very limited, you can catch a full gallery exhibit of ALIEN […]

Films Toys 

The Most Must-Own Collectibles Coming Out On ALIEN Day

Whether it’s National Cat Day or National Corn Dog Day, it seems like every day has been turned into its own little mini celebration of SOMETHING. But very rarely do movies get their own days, with Star Wars Day (May 4th) being the only notable exception. Well, it WAS the only notable exception, but that […]

Toys 

10 Awesome Action Figures of Female Horror Movie Icons

Much ado has been made in recent years about the lack of female characters on the toy shelf with movies like AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON and STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS leading parents and collectors alike to ponder why the female leads aren’t being represented in the same way as the males. The same can […]

Toys 

Vinyl Idolz Deliver Your Favorite Horror Icons In Vinyl Figure Form!

One of the things I love about Instagram is that you can discover some of the greatest artists and designers the web has to offer, especially when it comes to cool, creepy and spooky toys that would either make for ideal gifts or just impressive eye candy to fill in your shelf space with. Not too […]