All tagged Alien

Jonesing

Without us even noticing, Alien hit 40 years old and someone decided to do something about it. ‘Night Shift’ is the third in a series of six shorts commissioned to mark the big, gross space wasp’s birthday and it’s…good? There are certain camera movements that don’t quite stick the landing but honestly, if you want to go back to LV 426 then this is terrifyingly close.

Love Steth’ + Kodak

Tim Miller and David Fincher’s new Netflix anthology is a genre defying masterclass in how to push the envelope for entertainment. It’s also some of the best contemporary sci fi available to human kind. Every episode different and also incredible? It is apparently possible and there isn’t an episode without stellar writing, knock ‘em dead visuals and a cast to kill for.

Battletodds Advance

‘Alita: Battle Angel’ is a treat. I was initially confused by the release date as for some reason it appears our American cousins aren’t getting it until The Day Of Love, also known as February 14th. We’ve actually had it here in Drowntown since last Wednesday but no-one really seemed sure as to when we might catch a glimpse of this angelic beast.

Them Wizard Feels

Joy Division is always a band I have to be in the mood for. I need to gear myself up and don the appropriate armour prior to submersion. It’s not always an easy thing to do and I suspect I’m not the only one.