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Alien: Covenant (2017)

Set ten years after the events of Prometheus, the sixth entry in the Alien franchise (I refuse to count Alien vs Predator and AVP: Requiem) finds us on-board the Covenant on an intergalactic IVF mission. After a freak accident jolts the…

‘Sound bite’ of the week…

“I went and met with her. She appeared — she had an afro, she had high heels on... she was like, 7-foot-6. It felt like I was going out for dinner with Mummy.” Ridley Scott on first meeting Sigourney Weaver to discuss the role of Ellen…

TRAILER PARK – Alien: Covenant

One is tempted to ask if, after several sequels and attempts to reinvigorate the Alien franchise, it might not be better to let sleeping creatures lie, and just remember the glory days of Ripley and crew in the 1979 classic?  Well if the…

Prometheus (2012)

Prometheus was a titan who stole fire from the Gods, gave it to the humans and prevented Zeus from obliterating the human race. In punishment God chained him to a rock and bade an eagle perpetually eat his liver. In Ridley Scott's new…

Prometheus (2012)

What kind of aliens are even scarier than the perfect predators of the original Alien and Aliens movies? Why, human aliens, of course. Prometheus opens with a strange human being standing on Earth sometime in the distant past. He drinks a…

Prometheus (2012)

Many years ago I put forward a premise for the fifth Alien movie. Oh, I didn't pass it along to anyone who knew Ridley Scott or even get a treatment created. No, no, no. All I did was bandy it around IMDb and bemoan the fact that I was not…

Top Ten Ridley Scott Moments

In utter excitement about the forthcoming release of the Alien prequel Prometheus (main image with Ridley Scott pictured on set), Flickfeast looks back at 10 magic Ridley Moments. In no particular order, then: #10 The Hovis Advertisement…