Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, members (Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup) of the colony ship Covenant discover what they think to be an uncharted paradise. While there, they meet David (Michael Fassbender), the synthetic survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition. The mysterious world soon turns dark and dangerous when a hostile alien life-form forces the crew into a deadly fight for survival.
“T.E. Lawrence, eponymously of Arabia, but very much an Englishman, favoured pinching a burning match between his fingers to put it out. When asked by his colleague, William Potter, to reveal his trick — how is it he so effectively extinguished the flame without hurting himself whatsoever — Lawrence just smiled and said, “The trick, […]
Courtney @traviandesigns and Clara @muthur9000 share their reaction to reading the Paradise Lost Prologue Script. Discussing the evolution of The Crossing and what may have transpired between David and Shaw and why Shaw decided to go to Planet 4. If you enjoy our content please 👍🏼 like, 💯 rate, 🙌 share and ✅ subscribe to […]
As part of our creatives series, Wayne Haag answers some questions on Science fiction and fantasy, also giving us some insight into his work. You can listen to my podcast with him and Ev Shipard here Creatives: Wayne Haag and Ev Shipard – Episode 15 – Yutani Podcast Clara Fei-Fei: My first encounter with your work […]
Featured Image: Illustration for John Milton’s “Paradise Lost“ (Adam watches as Eve sleeps) – Gustave Doré (1832-1883) Paradise Lost As David lays down Shaw to sleep there is a visual parallel to Adam watches as Eve sleeps. Since this is a story turned on its head where Satan is victorious. In ‘Paradise Lost’ Satan takes on […]
Ripley: Ash, can you hear me? [slams her hands down on the table] Ripley: Ash? Ash: [awakens and starts speaking in an electronic and distorted voice] Yes, I can hear you. Ripley: What was your special order? Ash: You read it. I thought it was clear. Ripley: What was it? Ash: Bring back life form. […]
ASH, HYPERDYNE SYSTEMS – 2120 Alien Universe, 17 Years in between DAVID, WEYLAND INDUSTRIES – 2103 Ian Holm, Alien (1979) Our Universe, 38 Years in between Michael Fassbender, Alien: Covenant (2017) Just a small observation, both Ash and David are observing the Alien lifeform. David gazes through the microscope revealing a mote trapped in amber. The […]
“Distephano moved forward boldly, shoving Ripley, who was standing once more, to the middle of the room. “On the floor! On your face! Now!” he ordered, still shouting, still in cold command. She stood her ground, every bit as tall as he, and met his gaze defiantly, eye to eye.” – Alien: Resurrection “‘My name […]