Tag Archives: aliens

BOOK REVIEW – Aliens: The Set Photography by Simon Ward

By Marty Mulrooney

Aliens The Set Photography

Aliens: The Set Photography is a new hardback photography book that documents the making of director James Cameron’s 1986 science fiction classic Aliens. Released today in the UK (9th August 2016) by Titan Books to coincide with the film’s thirtieth anniversary, this beautiful tome takes fans behind-the-scenes for a ‘visual celebration’ that includes a wealth of never-before-seen pictures, along with a new interview with Carrie Henn (Newt) and new quotes from Jenette Goldstein (Vasquez).

Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Books, Film

INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Joey Spiotto (Artist/Illustrator, Alien Next Door)

By Marty Mulrooney

Alien Next Door - Joey Spiotto

Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed Alien Next Door – the only official Alien cartoon book – describing it as “a lovely little book that will surely bring a smile to even the most cold-hearted of Alien fans.” AMO is therefore proud to present an exclusive online interview with artist/illustrator Joey Spiotto, a.k.a. Joebot!

Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Alternative Musings, Books

BOOK REVIEW – The Alien Next Door by Joey Spiotto

By Marty Mulrooney

Alien Next Door - Joey Spiotto

Alien Next Door is a full colour illustrated book that shows a new, caring side to the legendary science fiction monster. The only official Alien cartoon book, each new page of artwork shows the Xenomorph trying to fit in on a cold, new, alien world: Earth!

Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Books

GAME REVIEW – Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon (PSN)

By Marty Mulrooney

Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon is a first-person shooter developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft. A stand-alone expansion pack for the 2012 video game Far Cry 3, players take control of ‘Mark IV Cyber Commando’ Sergeant Rex Power Colt as he completes missions on a retro-futuristic open world island. Set during an alternate reality dystopian future in the year 2007, Rex must defeat Colonel Ike Sloan, an elite agent – and former commander – who has gone rogue.

Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Games

FILM REVIEW – Paul

By Elena Cresci

PaulPoster2011

Dynamic duo Nick Frost and Simon Pegg finally return to the big screen in 2011 with sci-fi extravaganza Paul. As filming progressed last year, the team behind Paul posted vlogs on YouTube, ensuring that the talk around the film was ongoing months before its Valentine’s Day release. Without their old pal Edgar Wright involved and Greg Mottola (Superbad, Adventureland) helming the film instead, is Paul just as good as Hot Fuzz and Shaun of the Dead?

Continue reading

1 Comment

Filed under Film