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The Problems with Directors’ Cuts

This month we’re looking at contemporary trends in social media which have damaged the perception of film as both a form of art and...

James Cameron’s Love/Hate Relationship with Technology

James Cameron’s films have all showcased cutting-edge technology, but at the same time they tend to tell cautionary tales about technological advancement. How can...

New Punk British Comedy “How to Talk to Girls at Parties”...

Strange sexy alien Latex customes and Punk Rock, What could go wrong???

Directors’ Trademarks: James Cameron

Directors’ trademarks is a series of articles that examines the “signatures” that filmmakers leave behind in their work. This month, we’re looking at the trademark style and calling signs of James Cameron as director.

Ranked: The Alien and Predator Films

Alien: Covenant is the latest addition to the Alien franchise, but how does it stand up against the previous films? To find out, we rank em’ all (including the Predator films).

Common Traits Among the Alien Films

Join us as we take an in-depth look at the commonalities across all 7 films of the Alien franchise as we prepare for the release of Alien: Covenant later this week.

The Importance of Ship Names in the Alien Films

An in depth look at how the Alien franchise uses its ship names to add another layer of meaning to the action that takes place on screen. The ship names also echo the many themes and ideas, linking all of the films together.

What Might Have Been: A History of Failed Alien Sequels

The Alien franchise has an interesting history not just because of the films that hit the big screen, but also because of the ones that did not. This is a look at some of the Alien films that came close to getting a greenlight, but were never made.

New Monsters Arrive in Latest Alien: Covenant Trailer

20th Century Fox has launched a full length trailer for Ridley Scott's Alien: Covenant, showing off new monsters and terrors a day earlier than expected (not that we're complaining).  Come inside to check it out and see my thoughts on it.  

Meet the Alien: Covenant Crew in The Last Supper Short Film

While a sequel to Prometheus, Alien: Covenant is bringing an all new crew together and Ridley Scott has released a new short film to act as a Prologue to the upcoming science fiction film.  Come inside to check out the four minute video!  

The Casual Cinecast Has a Brief Encounter In This Week’s Episode

On this week's Casually Criterion episode of the Cinecast, we're diving into David Lean's Brief Encounter, discuss the Snyder Cut announcement, and more! Mike, Justin,...