Literary Parallels: Alien Covenant – Leggatt and David 8

So tonight I was popping by the lovely blog The Nostromo Files and happened across this event [Lambert assigned: Leggatt.] 29 Jan 2115: Lambert is assigned to Ridton Corp. salvage vessel as Navigator/ Comm Officer, under Captain Leigh.thenostromofiles https://www.dymocks.com.au/book/the-secret-sharer-by-joseph-conrad-9781504041188 Which got me thinking of the use of the character Leggatt and how he'd relate to … Continue reading Literary Parallels: Alien Covenant – Leggatt and David 8

Nostromo Crew Dossiers

Written by Charles de Lauzirika for the ALIEN 20th Anniversary DVD, the Nostromo Crew Dossiers compile a history of the crew of the Nostromo. Some information contradicts other dates and other information can be seen as just Easter Eggs.I mentioned these dossiers in a recent episode of THE MUTHUR ROOM. So I decided to put … Continue reading Nostromo Crew Dossiers

Alien goes to Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo

On March 23rd 11:00am you will be able to catch a screening of the 4 Alien Anniversary Short Films. What I really enjoy about the promotional images for this is how much they call back to the other films in the franchise, despite the shorts wholly focusing on the aesthetics and themes of the first … Continue reading Alien goes to Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo

Psycho in Alien: Covenant

The death of Callie Hern├índez character Upworth in Alien: Covenant (2017) visually shares similarities to Alfred Hitchcock's Marion Crane in Psycho (1960) https://www.instagram.com/p/Bgz_QG2l5Yl/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=la151bogv284 This is one of many horror homages built into the movie. Here's a photo of the practical effects suit in the shower scene. https://www.instagram.com/p/BabB13CH6mV/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=2f4mtfq6tdn4 https://www.instagram.com/p/BZ0Z8xzHKw6/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=2eyv76o251nc   This vulnerable moment also mirrors Parker … Continue reading Psycho in Alien: Covenant