Ash, Hyperdyne Systems – 2122 Alien Universe, 71 Years in between David, Weyland Industries – 2093 Ian Holm Alien, (1979) Our Universe, 33 Years in between Michael Fassbender, Prometheus (2012)
“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 […]
I found these two sections to be quite similar, it is also interesting to note that both Daniels and Ripley are capable women, having their valid concerns dismissed by men in power using terminology they can associate with. Ripley later pilots the Betty because both Johner and Viress cannot, and Daniels later defeats the Xenomorph […]
Throughout the Alien franchise, the image of the drinking bird has been a recurring motif. Is it a simple throwaway visual gag? or can we draw a deeper meaning to its inclusion in the films? I connect it with the flute, water, wheat, the sun, and insects, plus mythological creatures found in Native American cultures, […]
It was late last evening when Carlos Huante had shared some concept art on instagram, which he stated was for a movie that never got made. Here are the images: These pieces are beautiful, but the style would suit a sequel to Prometheus, rather than Neil Blomkamp’s shelved Alien movie. For unknown reasons his pieces […]
via Prometheus-by-Minute 10
Did you know the repetitive beats of the Alien movies and books are all intentional? These repeating motifs are part of the cosmic horror of ‘Eternal Return’ also known as ‘Eternal Recurrence,’ and this premise is part of the ‘Alien Bible’ which dictates the structure of the franchise. Such beliefs were held in Indian Philosophy […]
An investigation into the origins and meaning of the Weyland name.