research
rɪˈsəːtʃ,ˈriːsəːtʃ/ the systematic investigation into and study of materials and sources in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions.

Buy your own copy of Alien Vault here “Not that the alien’s design was solely drawn from the twisted vaults of Giger’s lobes. For the chestburster, the director asked him to draw upon Francis Bacon’s 1944 triptych Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion. (Bacon’s abstract images are themselves based on the […]

“I wanted to play up the degree of ambiguity, contradiction and metaphor. Whether religious/blasphemous or playing on the notion of the “anatomical Venus” (reference of which came from Ridley, Chris Seagers and Victor Zolfo) and so on. David’s sociopathy in full flight and anachronistic feelings about Shaw.” – Matt Hatton. Jacques Fabien Gautier d’Agoty was […]

CASE FILE ADVENT // COVENANT TRANSMISSION LOGS d.5 E240F SURGICAL INVESTIGATION SPECIAL ORDER 754 EXPERIMENTAL TRIALS. Outpost Coordinate Relay Signal boost Gliese 581g.02/delay modification Origin: Covenant Colonization Vessel RA 3h 17m 8.0s | Dec -62° 37′ 41.1″ Bounce Trajectory Amplification Source KG-348 >>>HD 10180 designate HEX-5 >>>Nu Octantis designate X-1, LV-138 >>>Plutonian Outpost H-3 Processed: Suborbital Research Platform J Secured: WY–Kyoto Weyland-Yutani: Go ahead […]

Gomphocarpus physocarpus is a species of “Milkweed”, also known as the Swan plant. In the movie Alien: Covenant, David places it on Elizabeth Shaw’s grave as an offering. Further analysis of this scene has revealed some interesting facts that may hold symbolic meaning and shows us what became of her. The Swan The “Swan” plant serves as a […]

Described in Alien The Cold Forge as a rare genetic disease, characterised by a series of epigenetic disorders that come from colonising. Its origin has been traced back to the first generation of space colonists, believed to be brought on by extended radiation exposure and the toxic environment of space living. Making it very hard […]

The Face-hugger, Manumala noxhydria Etymology Manu = hand, in Latin | Mala = Bad or jawbone, from malum = evil or wrongdoing Nox = night, in Latin. NOx is also short for Nitric Oxide, an important gaseous signalling molecule and a bi-product in almost all organisms. | Hydria = A type of Greek/Roman water jug […]

Bud drawing by Dane Hallett I actually struggled to identify this until I asked for help from Dane Hallett, after he told me what it was it seemed so obvious. But I was able to identify what sort of rotting it was suffering from. Thanks, Dane, I really appreciate you checking my work. This one is […]