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Film Fans Rank Ripley, Buffy in Movie and TV Character Top 10s

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But they're the only two female characters 'Empire' readers voted into their Top 10 character lists. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘Dark Star: H.R. Giger’s World’ – ‘Alien’ and a Ticket for a Tat


If you were at the NuArt Theater in Los Angeles on May 15 or 16, you could have gotten a ticket for a tat. If that tattoo was based on the work of H.R. Giger, that is, and you wanted to see the premiere of 'Dark Star: H.R. Giger’s World.' H.R. Giger was a relatively obscure surrealist artist until 1979 when the world saw his design work in Ridley Scott’s 'Alien'. From that moment, the world of science fiction and horror, rock music album covers, punk and goth culture, and tattoos and fetish art was changed forever. Read More »

Flash Fiction: Nothing to Kill or Die For

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A young girl meets a masked boy at a political rally in Manhattan and agrees to go home with him to hang out, only to be surprised that he lives in a luxurious apartment overlooking Central Park (Title comes from a line in Lennon's song "Imagine." This is part of the first chapter of an in-progress YA novel). Read More »

Xbox 360 Review: ‘Alien: Isolation’ from Creative Assembly Delivers Genuine Scares

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With its authentic presentation and surprisingly good corporate conspiracy story, 'Alien: Isolation' sets the foundation for what a proper game in the series would look like, even if it doesn’t always score high marks. Read More »

Card Game Review: ‘Host’


Aliens and zombies are loose in the world. Players work for the good of humanity, or against it. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Alien’ by Alan Dean Foster

Alien Novelization Cover

"The Official Movie Novelization" improves on the original source material. Read More »

Music Reviews: Alien, Romantic Rebel, Three Lions, and Voodoo Six

Romantic Rebel

A lot of straight-up hard rock is on offer this week. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Alien: Out of the Shadows’ by Tim Lebbon


Writer Lebbon explores the gap between the first and second Alien movies. Read More »

Xbox 360 Review: Aliens: Colonial Marines

What we have is a game that feels six years old, if not vintage. Read More »

Book Review: The Burn Zone by James K. Decker

James K. Decker's The Burn Zone is the best damned science fiction book this reviewer has read in quite some time. Read More »