Join us tomorrow at 3pm Melbourne Time/1pm Perth Time for the continuation of live reading and analysis of the Alien Script by Dan O’Bannon. On Twitch http://www.twitch.tv/muthur9000 or posted later on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/c/studioyutani I will be joined by Syntax (Connor from Prometheus-by-Minute) @traviandesigns . We will be reading through the original script and discussing the […]

Alien Covenant Poster, multiple influences just like Dan O’Bannon’s first draft script for Alien. “I didn’t steal from anybody,” he explained, “I stole from everybody!” The works most commonly cited and acknowledged by O’Bannon as key influences on Alien include 1956’s Forbidden Planet and the aforementioned It! The Terror From Beyond Space, released in 1958. Literary influences include a wealth of Weird Science and […]

“Fox did see a lot of similarity between Alien and Star Wars, and between Alien and The Omen. They picked it up in the first place because they figured they could tap two hot markets. A lot of people thought John Williams should write the score. The director, Ridley Scott, and I wanted a Japanese composer named Tomita. I understand that […]