Podcast Research – ‘Alien’: Does Your Photo ID Look as Good as Ellen Ripley’s?

Actress Sigourney Weaver was a scant 29 when she essayed the role of warrant officer Ellen Ripley in the film Alien.

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‘Aliens’: The Satisfying Death of Carter Burke

Stand-up comic Paul Reiser only really had Diner and Beverly Hills Cop under his belt as major movie roles before being cast as

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Podcast Research – ‘Alien’ Design: From House Harkonnen to Huge Honkers

When you consider all of the movie projects over the years that have been floated and then sunk under the

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You’ll Burst a Gut Laughing at This ‘Alien’ Spoof

It’s tough trying to remember everything about a movie series when you’re recording a podcast about it, but we still

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Nerdstalking Podcast Ep. 013

Where we discuss the five major flicks in the Alien movie franchise: Alien (1979), Aliens (1986), Alien3 (1992), Alien: Resurrection

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‘Alien: Resurrection’: The Ridiculous Newborn

We’ve been neglecting the other Alien films outside of the first two and Prometheus. There’s a perfectly good reason for that:

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‘Alien’: Inside Mother

Here’s an interesting behind-the-scenes image from the making of Alien. From left, it’s director Ridley Scott, giving some instructions to Ian

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‘Alien’: The Nostromo Crew

Here is your crew of the USCSS Nostromo, tasked with hauling valuable ore from the outer colonies to Earth. Just

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Podcast Research – ‘Alien’ Design: The Ore Refinery

It seems an oxymoron to describe a crew on a craft in deep space as ‘grounded’, but that’s exactly what

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Podcast Research – ‘Alien’ Design: The Xenomorph

One of the signature features of the titular creature(s) from the Alien franchise, besides their elongated heads, sharp teeth and lethally

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Podcast Research – ‘Alien’ Design: The Spacesuits

Design aspects of Alien were divided among various artists, and French illustrator Jean Girard aka Moebius was tasked with designing the

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Podcast Research – ‘Alien’ Design: From Urns to Eggs and Back Again

What’s interesting when researching the Alien movies for our next podcast are the design elements that echo down through the franchise,

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‘Prometheus’: The Perils of Running in a Straight Line

I enjoyed Ridley Scott’s 2012 return to the Alien milleu, Prometheus. A prequel to the first film, it details a team travelling

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Alien Design: The Terrible Beauty of H.R. Giger

You can’t have a discussion about the Alien films without talking about the beautifully horrible works of Swiss surrealist H.R. Giger.

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‘Aliens’: Images of James Remar as the original Hicks

It’s easy to see why James Cameron originally cast actor James Remar as Cpl. Hicks in Aliens. Remar looked good in

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