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Ridley Scott

Something in the Water VI: Even More Bornying

Because YOU demanded it**: the return of our semi-regular feature in which we marvel at how The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction‘s excellent On This Day function makes for fascinating reading and, occasionally throws up days with an infeasibly high level of cool people being born. And, one of those days – at the risk of […]

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Related Categories: Anniversaries, Whimsy

On This Day: H R Giger

It is arguably the most famous tag line in cinema history – In space no one can hear you scream – and for a generation, it is the film that defined horror in a way that all of Hollywood’s vampires, zombies and supernatural entities combined could not hope to emulate. When tyro director Ridley Scott […]

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Related Categories: Commentary

Watching Alien with a 14 year old

This week’s What We’re Watching Wednesday has Simon introducing a modern teenager to a sci-fi horror classic… I’ve been waiting a long time, fourteen years in fact, to watch the Alien films with my eldest son. I sensed that Aliens might be the main event within the franchise for a teenager (perhaps because it remains […]

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Related Categories: Films, Other

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