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Alien abductees gather in Portland

Millions of people on this planet claim to have been abducted by aliens. About two hundred of them (alleged abductees, that is) will converge on Portland this weekend.
 Taken Up
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  September 06, 2013
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Review: Alien Resurrection

Since its electrifying debut nearly two decades ago, the Alien franchise remains the sci-fi vehicle most conducive to provocative ideas, hardboiled edginess, sheer excitement, and auteurist elan.
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By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 08, 2012
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Review: Alien 3

The first Alien (1979), directed by Ridley Scott, was aptly titled: it confronted us with a creature as alien and intimate as our worst nightmares.
Look who’s stalking
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 08, 2012
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Review: Alien

Be forewarned: sleep won't come easily the night you see Alien .
Oh, The Horror! The creature-feature enters a new realm
By STEPHEN SCHIFF  |  June 08, 2012
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Review: Prometheus

The best films in the Alien series, Ridley Scott's original and James Cameron's pluralized follow-up, didn't bother much with pondering the meaning of it all. The only film that did so, Alien 3 , is the worst.
Ridley Scott's monumental and busy return
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 08, 2012
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A genetic analysis of the Alien franchise

From Alien to Prometheus .
Alien metamorphoses
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 08, 2012


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Review: Men In Black 3

Griffin (Michael Stuhlbarg), a fifth dimensional alien, can see the infinite possibilities each moment possesses and the infinite contingencies that caused it to happen.
Infinite possiblities
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 25, 2012
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Review: The Thing

It's Alien meets 30 Days of Night when a crew of Americans and Norwegians dig up something otherworldly in the Antarctic ice.
Alien meets 30 Days of Night
By ALEXANDRA CAVALLO  |  October 21, 2011
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Review: Apollo 18

Officially, the final lunar manned launch was Apollo 17 in 1972. But what if there was another, secret one, and footage from it was "found" somewhere?
López-Gallego's inert thriller
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 09, 2011
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Review: Attack the Block

As a group of teenage thugs approach their intended victim (only their eyes are visible as they glare at the trainee nurse who's walking the cold south London streets alone on the way home from her shift), you'll be forgiven if you recall the recent wave
London crawling
By BRETT MICHEL  |  August 19, 2011
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Review: The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)

Star Wars came out the year after Nicolas Roeg's enigmatic sci-fi film (re-released now in an uncut version), and after that no studio was likely to make anything similar again, nor would many audiences have the patience to watch it.
Nicolas Roeg's enigmatic sci-fi film
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 12, 2011


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Review: Paul

American excess replaces the British austerity vibe that defined the Simon-Pegg-and-Nick-Frost-starring genre send-ups Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz in this love letter to Reagan-era Spielberg.
E.T. riff confuses fanboy-baiting references with actual gags
By BRETT MICHEL  |  March 18, 2011
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Make It So: 7 of the geekiest sex toys ever made (NSFW)

It's a common misconception that nerds don't have sex. On the contrary. Nerds have more sex, and weirder sex, than you're having.
To boldly go
By S.I. ROSENBAUM  |  February 11, 2011
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Review: Splice

Like its synthetic creature, Dren (Delphine Chanéac), Vincenzo Natali’s unwieldy but provocative thriller recombines DNA from many different movie and literary sources.
Splitting heirs: Variety is the life of Splice
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 04, 2010

To Dark Stars by Hard Ways: Alien screenwriter Dan O'Bannon dead at 63


Today we mourn the loss of genius screenwriter Dan O'Bannon, who died Thursday in Santa Monica at age 63. Best known for writing the screenplay...
By webteam  |  December 19, 2009
Mega Robo Thunder Phone Query - Alien VS Predator

Mega Robo Thunder Phone Query - Alien VS Predator


 Today's QuestionWould You Rather Be In A One-on-One Fight With an Alien or a Predator?ALIEN PREDATOR  Leave a comment with your pick.
By Special Ed  |  January 16, 2008