Today is Alien Day

By Alex Wiggan Today is the third annual Alien Day – a day set up to celebrate the long-running Alien movie series. Looking for a way to celebrate? Here are some events and ideas for the day: If gaming is your thing, then how about the Alien: Offworld Colony Simulator? Launching today, the interactive survival game is available exclusively through Amazon Alexa … Continue reading

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The Tuesday Talking Point #17 – Bonus Edition: Is a Disney-Fox buy out a good idea?

By Alex Wiggan Earlier this morning The Tuesday Talking Point posed a question about Stranger Things Season Two (check it out if you’ve not done so already). Now, The Tuesday Talking Point is back again, this time with a bonus edition to talk about the news surrounding the potential Disney-Fox buy out. Heck, there’s a lot to talk about this … Continue reading

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Turtle-inspired Alien toys on the way from NECA

By Alex Wiggan Exciting news folks – especially if you’re a fan of both the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Aliens – as NECA has a very exciting release on the way. Remember that classic episode of the ‘80s Turtle ‘toon titled, ‘The Case of the Killer Pizzas’? You know the one – it had a bunch of yellow aliens … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #22: Alien: Covenant – What the critics think

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! As big fans of the Alien franchise we’re pumped that another Alien film is due out this week. Alien: Covenant – the second prequel in the Alien series (after Prometheus) – hits cinemas on Friday, following a one-off preview on Thursday. Alien: Covenant is directed by Ridley Scott and stars Michael Fassbender, James Franco, Noomi … Continue reading

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Alien 5 update: “There was never a script”

By Alex Wiggan Alien 5 is officially dead. Back in January we shared news that Neill Blomkamp’s oft-discussed Alien sequel, Alien 5, was unlikely to happen. Now, it seems it is almost certainly off the cards. According to Alien: Covenant director, Ridley Scott, 20th Century Fox (the studio behind the Alien series) simply “didn’t want to do it” and they … Continue reading

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Alien Day 2017

By Alex Wiggan Happy Alien Day, folks! Following on from last year’s popular Alien Day, Alien Day returns! And it’s today! While last year’s Alien Day was implemented to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Aliens, this year Alien fans are using Alien Day to celebrate the impending release of Alien: Covenant. Hurrah! Various cinema chains up and down the UK … Continue reading

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Titan releases Alien colouring book – we go out and buy pens

By Alex Wiggan When life hands you lemons, you make lemonade. And when Titan Books releases an Alien colouring book, you damn well better have some pens in the house. Yes, all our dreams have come true – Titan Books is releasing Alien: The Colouring Book! The 80-page ‘adult’ colouring book promises page after page of Xenomorph action, all crisp … Continue reading

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Watch: Alien: Covenant prologue video – “The Last Supper”

By Alex Wiggan With mere months to go until Alien prequel, Alien: Covenant arrives in cinemas, those lovely peeps over at 20th Century Fox have released a special prologue video. The 4min 45second video, which you can watch below, introduces the film’s new cast and sets the tone for the new film. And for those who are wondering, yes the … Continue reading

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Alien 5 is pretty much dead in the water

By Alex Wiggan If you’re an Alien fan hoping to see Sigourney Weaver return to the franchise in the oft discussed Alien 5, you may not like what we’re about to say – Alien 5 is pretty much dead in the water. Yeah, we’re pretty upset about it too. A few days ago, an Alien fan took to Twitter to … Continue reading

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Alien: Covenant – Part Prometheus part Alien

By Alex Wiggan In space, no one can hear you scream. However, in the movie business, when fans are disappointed with a movie, they scream a lot! In fact, in 2012 when Alien fans headed to cinemas to see Prometheus (the Alien prequel) many were left kind of disappointed that it had very little to do with Alien. Ah heck, … Continue reading

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