Review: Alien: Covenant

In space no one can hear you stealth remake.

by Benjamín Harguindey

Alien: Covenant (2017) is as much of a direct sequel to Prometheus (2012) as it is a remake of sorts. As if director Ridley Scott wanted to continue the story but also right some of the wrongs of his maligned earlier movie.

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My Long Goodbye to John

An homage to the late great John Hurt

by Iñaki Oñate

Occupational necessity,” exclaims Max as he smokes a joint of hash in his Turkish cell. He moves and talks slowly, tenderly, showing off the heroin scars in his arms. In a soft and broken voice he’s describing why the Turkish lawyers are so corrupted. Later he adds “catch the midnight express”, advicing Billy Hayes (Brad Davis) that he should escape. A pair of cracked round glasses cover his eyes, his sight long gone, lost in the isolation and the substance abuse.

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5 Ways John Carpenter Influenced Videogames

Happy birthday, John. We love you.

by Benjamín Harguindey

In order to celebrate Master of Horror John Carpenter’s birthday I was originally going to do yet again a Top 5 of his movies (which, for the record, invariably ends with The Thing), but why not take the road less taken and instead sing praise on a subject he’s rarely celebrated for: his indelible influence on the videogame industry.

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‘Alien: Covenant’ Trailer: What We Know

On the internet, everyone can pick apart your trailer.

by Benjamín Harguindey

20th Century Fox finally released the trailer for Ridley Scott’s new movie Alien: Covenant, a sequel to Prometheus (2012) and “the second in a new trilogy” of movies set before the original Alien (1979). What do we know about the movie?

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