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'Alien' Facts: 25 Things You Didn't Know About the Sci-Fi/Horror Classic

Posted by
Gary Susman on June 20, 2014

"In space, no one can hear you scream." So ran the tagline for "Alien," which went into wide release 35 years ago this week (on June 22, 1979). Then again, we've been screaming loudly for the past thr...

Groundbreaking Artist and 'Alien' Designer H.R. Giger Dead at 74

Posted by
Jenni Miller on May 13, 2014

H.R. Giger, the artist behind some of the most fantastically disturbing art of the 21st century, has died. Giger won an Oscar for the design of the Alien that Sigourney Weaver faces down in Ridley S...

'Alien' Fan Art: 'Prometheus' Aliens Meet Predator, E.T. And More (PHOTOS)

Posted by
Eric Larnick on June 8, 2012

Ridley Scott returns to the world of "Alien" with this weekend's "Prometheus" -- and it's to celebrate some of the nastiest, scariest monsters in all of movie history: the Xenomorphs. Famously designe...

Roger Corman Almost Made an All-Male 'Alien,' and Other Secrets About the Film

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on October 19, 2011

Last month, 'Alien Vault,' a definitive behind-the-scenes account of Ridley Scott's 'Alien,' was released. The book features all sorts of goodies, including blueprints of the Nostromo, photos from the...

Check Out a Rare Ridley Scott and Sigourney Weaver Photo From the Set of 'Alien'

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on September 19, 2011

Two weeks ago, the book 'Alien Vault: The Definitive Story Behind the Film,' was released. In it, author Ian Nathan takes an in-depth look at the 1979 sci-fi flick, with never-before-scene set photos,...

Celebrate Women in Horror Month With Our Favorite Final Girls

Posted by
Alison Nastasi on February 2, 2011

There's a celebration going on in February that doesn't require you to sell your soul to the Hallmark gods in order to prove your worth. Flowers and candy only last a little while, but women in t...

Heroine Chic: Strong Women Taking Over the Box Office

Posted by
Annette Bourdeau on November 18, 2010

With all of the damsels in distress and borderline-desperate women looking for love, it can be tough to find role model-worthy leading ladies on the silver screen. Y'know, smart, savvy women who c...

In Space, No One Can Carve a Gourd

Posted by
Brian Salisbury on October 31, 2010

Pumpkin carving is a long-standing Halloween tradition as integral to the holiday as the decorating of the Christmas tree in late December. I fancied myself quite the skilled carver of Jack-o-Lante...

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