Episode 11 – Alien (In Space no one can hear you scream)

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-z9ztr-9b20da Well, October is here and that means Halloween! Is there a better transition from Predator into October than the 1979 sci-fi horror film Alien? Probably not. This week we address some of the hallmarks of a horror film like the final girl, the scream queen, and the "in space!" trope. We also spend a … Continue reading Episode 11 – Alien (In Space no one can hear you scream)

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Alien: Covenant

Star Rating: 4 out of 5 stars After 5 years, the sequel to Ridley Scott's Prometheus has arrived in the form of Alien: Covenant. This new film acts as a continuation of the new trilogy within the Alien universe that Scott started with Prometheus, but also seeks to draw the new trilogy a lot closer … Continue reading Alien: Covenant

The Counselor

Star Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars In the world of film there are three films that Cormac McCarthy has been involved with that one might consider "mainstream" two of them, The Road, and No Country for Old Men were adapted from his own novels, and The Counselor was an original screenplay. Two of those films … Continue reading The Counselor