Because of the Tumblr purge, I contacted a select few of those I know. Bloggers, content creators and such with the intention of offering them a home here at Studio Yutani. As you may have noticed there have been a few changes in the menu system. Now YUTANI.BLOG is STUDIO YUTANI and contained within 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 […]

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 […]

Featured Image: Illustration for John Milton’s “Paradise Lost“ (Adam watches as Eve sleeps) – Gustave Doré (1832-1883) Paradise Lost As David lays down Shaw to sleep there is a visual parallel to Adam watches as Eve sleeps. Since this is a story turned on its head where Satan is victorious. In ‘Paradise Lost’ Satan takes on […]