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Alien Vs. Predator
An asinine grudge match between two of the most memorable Eighties-era screen bugaboos
"...sheep-shearing-scissor-armed predators go on a hunt after breeding some alien spawn from a queen alien they keep on ice..."

Aug. 20, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Alien Trespass
Taking its cues from several classic 1950s sci-fi films, Alien Trespass is a deeply affectionate homage to the era when every kid on the block knew what "Klaatu borada nikto" meant.
"...It Came From Outer Space chief among them – Alien Trespass is a deeply affectionate homage to the halcyon..."

April 3, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Alien Resurrection
The franchise's fourth outing
"...and Brad Dourif. Vastly superior to David Fincher's studio-gutted Alien³, this fourth outing still falls short of both Ridley..."

Nov. 28, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Alien: Covenant
More chest-bursting fun in space
"...Consider the rocky road of the Alien franchise. Ridley Scott’s 1979 original is a bona fide..."

May 19, 2017 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

'Alien,' Auld Lang Syne
Ridley & Ripley in TAMI's Carolyn Jackson Collection
"...ramp-up to Prometheus, a sort of spiritual prequel to Alien, has included some wickedly clever video tie-ins, like a..."

June 5, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Other Worlds Austin Goes to an Alien Nation
Sci-fi and horror fest releases full, final lineup
"...a 30th-anniversary screening of a classic sci-fi political allegory: Alien Nation...."

Nov. 9, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Weaver's Lt. Ripley and H.R. Giger's brainchild face off in Fincher's beautifully shot sequel that goes nowhere.
"...Back for the third time (and no, it's not Alien Cubed as the title would have you think), Lt...."

May 29, 1992 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Long Fringe Review: 'The Alien Baby Play'
Goofy, quirky entertainment as we wait for baby to be born.
"...The Alien Baby Play is a weird little play, but it’s..."

Jan. 26, 2012 Arts Post by Elizabeth Cobbe

Experts on What to Do if You Come Face-to-Face With an Alien
Put up your dukes or extend a hand?
"...the hard-hitting questions: How would you interact with an alien? More importantly, how should we interact with an extraterrestrial,..."

March 8, 2024 Arts Feature by Madeline Duncan

DJ Herb and Alien Records
" With the recent opening of DJ Herb Agapetus' Alien Records at 501 W. 15th Street, the scene finally,..."

May 5, 1995 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

Alien Nation
Experimental filmmaker Craig Baldwin is down on corporatization and up with aliens, presenting a compilation of his work at the Blue Theater's Blue Screen series.
"...from 1992's Latin American CIA conspiracy mockumentary Tribulation 99: Alien Anomalies Under America to 1995's Sonic Outlaws, a documentary..."

April 19, 2002 Screens Feature by Michael Chamy

SXSW Film Review: Alien On Stage
Classic horror and British pantomime delightfully mix
"...failure there, Harvey and Kummer, who immediately formed an “Alien on Stage” Facebook fan page, brought enough attention to..."

March 19, 2021 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Roky Erickson: Bleib Alien
They watch the Sci Fi channel up on the 13th floor.
"...Roky Erickson: Bleib Alien..."

July 25, 2008 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Film Alien Craig Baldwin
"...phreak Craig Baldwin returns to Austin with two shows. Alien Anomalies Outta Other Cinema plays at 8pm and is..."

April 17, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Face Off Recap: Loving the Alien
Two boldly go straight off the show
"...How does this compare to last season's alien challenge? Then the competitors had to create a convincing..."

Feb. 29, 2012 Screens Post

An Alien of Extraordinary Ability
Gaga's face candy
"...So much so that Casills has been deemed an "Alien of Extraordinary Ability" and so is allowed to remain..."

March 17, 2010 Qmmunity Post by Andy Campbell

Blake Sandberg: Resident Alien
Label head and musical Alien Blake Sandberg insists he's an earthling.
"...Blake Sandberg: Resident Alien..."

July 25, 2008 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Q&A Hole: Unwilling Alien Espionage
Billie Buck: “Teleport me to the cheese factory”
"...It’s an essential life question we’ve all contemplated: “If aliens abducted you and installed an implant that gave you..."

Aug. 7, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Film: Alien Red Carpet
"...Ridley Scott attends a screening of the 1979 film Alien with previews of the new Alien Covenant at the..."

March 11, 2017 Photo Gallery

Alien Invasion
" that is critical to life here on Earth. Aliens have invaded our planet! The TV show V premiered..."

Dec. 1, 2009 Postmarks

Resident Alien
Shane Bartell is finally ready to say. Just don't say he's a 'singer-songwriter.'

Jan. 30, 2004 Music Feature by Michael Chamy

Men in Black
Jones and Smith make for an entertaining combo as they play secret agents who monitor extraterrestrials.
"...time for the 50th anniversary of the alleged Roswell alien crash comes this witty-but-slight comedy from Addams Family director..."

July 4, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Fantastic Fest Interview: Recalling a Memory of Dan O'Bannon
Alexandre O. Philippe finds the myth behind the space horror classic
"...It wasn't the film Alien that first scarred and intrigued future filmmaker Alexandre O...."

Sept. 24, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

In his return to science fiction, Ridley Scott's stunning, ambitious visuals are waylaid by his quasi-metaphysics.
"...and, more specifically, the mythos he created in 1979's Alien, is one of the most frustrating films I've ever..."

June 8, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

War of the Worlds
Spielberg and the gang at Industrial Light & Magic have knocked the ball not only out of the park but out of Earth orbit as well.
"...but also with the imminent destruction of mankind via alien invasion. For poor Ray, it’s going to be one..."

July 1, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Green Lantern
The beloved comic-book hero rediscovers his powers on the big screen.
"...redemption comes in the form of a dying purple alien (not Prince!) who bequeaths the titular torch and ring..."

June 24, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Two comic-book geeks (played by Simon Pegg and Nick Frost) encounter an alien (voiced by Seth Rogen) in Area 51.
"...on a tour of America’s most scenic vistas of alien activity (Area 51, Roswell, San Diego’s Comic Con), Britons..."

March 25, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

"...Blob-like, in every direction. It’s a horror film, an alien invaders flick, a Big Chill-ish meditation on friendship and..."

March 21, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Relic
"...chop-shop product, consisting mostly of spare parts pulled from Alien, Jurassic Park, and even The Ghost and the Darkness...."

Jan. 10, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

" be nothing more than another tired rip-off of Alien, with a touch of Tobe Hooper's Lifeforce thrown in..."

July 7, 1995 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

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