View this post on Instagram Lawrence of Arabia (1962) and Alien: Covenant (2017) Tragic loss for both Lawrence & Farraj and Daniels & Oram. Random fact: In the biopic of T. E. Lawrence, Michel(Michel de Carvalho) played Farraj, one of the First World War hero’s two teenage followers. ‘They offered me the choice of the two […]

The Auriga in Alien: Resurrection The name of the ship Auriga was after the constellation, one of which backstories is of the legend regarding Hippolytus. According to some sources, Hippolytus had scorned Aphrodite in order to become a devotee of Artemis, devoting himself to a chaste life in pursuit of hunting. So Aphrodite in retaliation […]

Photo of Statue By Atoma (Public Domain) In Greek mythology, the Titan Prometheus had a reputation for being something of a clever trickster and he famously gave the human race the gift of fire and the skill of metalwork, an action for which he was punished by Zeus, who ensured every day that an eagle ate the liver of the Titan […]