In which Duncan (of Tronologically Speaking) and I discuss whaliens, good directors getting away with bad behaviour, and I deliver my very best David Lynch impression.
In which I discuss the inspirations for Walter, the ELIZA effect, and anticipating dangers from space.Continue reading “Covenant Minute 15”
In which I discuss Oram, Ridley Scott’s cinematography, and compare this scene between film, book and script.
Join Clara of Studio Yutani and I as we dissect every iteration of Alien 3 in an attempt to find a version of the film that might have been as well received as its predecessors.Continue reading “Alien Day Special 2021”
In which I discuss the ways we remember the dead across cultures, and how reflections, photographs and videos have changed the way we perceive ourselves, other people and time itself.Continue reading “Covenant Minute 13”
In which I discuss the importance of supporting characters, the benefits of viewing nature, and just what the hell is a Covenant anyway?Continue reading “Covenant Minute 12”
In which I do a deep dive into surnames.Continue reading “Covenant Minute 11”
In which I talk about babies, generation starships, and neutrinos.
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Neutrino Bursts. (2001). Science, 294(5548), 1793. https://science.sciencemag.org/content/294/5548/1793.2.full
Raised by wolves analysis – SE01 EP01 – Studio Yutani [Video]. (2020, September 12). YouTube. https://youtu.be/V-g0fP7NZS4
Shaffer, M. L. (1981). Minimum population sizes for species conservation. BioScience, 31(2), 131-134. https://academic.oup.com/bioscience/article-abstract/31/2/131/223836?redirectedFrom=fulltext
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In which I discuss fashion, queer coding, and gender.Continue reading “Covenant Minute 08”
In which I discuss android mannerisms, Frankenstein and read the novelisation.Continue reading “Covenant Minute 06”