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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What a Disney-Fox buy out could mean for Marvel, Star Wars, Aliens and streaming

By Alex Wiggan A little earlier tonight, news broke that Disney is in talks to buy 21st Century Fox. According to reports, Fox and Marvel have been in discussions for a couple of weeks now and while talks aren’t ‘official’, there’s a strong possibility of a deal, as Fox moves away from entertainment in favour of news and sport. So, … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #39: SDCC Part One – Day One & Two

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! If you’ve been reading the blog over the past couple of days you will be more than aware that this weekend is a pretty big one for geekdom – it’s Comic-Con weekend! San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) is currently taking place in the US – at the San Diego Convention Center – and as a result, … Continue reading

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SDCC: Ninja Ghostbusters, Dimension X and Aliens

By Alex Wiggan Day one of San Diego Comic-Con 2017 is in full swing and the first piece of news arrives in the form of two fantastic looking toy releases for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and some new – and pretty swish – Aliens toys. First up is a set of TMNT/Ghostbusters figures, which are being produced by Playmates. The … Continue reading

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More details surface on abandoned Alien film

Sometimes, films that don’t exist are far more intriguing than the ones that do. Case in point: Neill Blomkamp’s abandoned Alien 5 (aka Alien 2.5), which seemed like a far more interesting movie than the recently released, Alien: Covenant. Before Blomkamp’s movie was officially cancelled, the plan was to create a sequel to James Cameron’s Aliens (1986) that could slot … 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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