In which I finally complete our long journey and say goodbye to Prometheus and hello to Alien:Covenant.Continue reading
In which I discuss breathing, the number of days this narrative took place over, and imagine what life will be like in the time of Prometheus.
In which I discuss the limitations of the AI within synthetics, the narrative purpose behind violence against androids in fiction, and how appearance shapes perception.Continue reading
In which I discuss plot-driven vs character-driven storytelling, high-concept vs low-concept, and the framing vs text.Continue reading
In which I discuss body horror, how fears change throughout life, and how horror compares to other genres.Continue reading
In which I discuss David’s feelings for Shaw, the nature of horror, and explore Alien as a franchise.Continue reading
In which I discuss the Wrestlemaniafication of the end of Prometheus, consider alternate ways to end the film, and the importance of cohesion.
In which I am joined one last time by Simon Haynes of the Kung Pow Minute to discuss Hollywood atheists, comedy in horror, and how the Alien prequels are the best prequels ever.
Paradise, an Alien prequels fan-edit by Job Willins:
In which I am joined once again by Simon Haynes of Fanboy Minute, discussing running in straight lines, why prequels generally don’t work, and Alien as a TV series.Continue reading