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How Alien Raised the Bar for Visuals in Horror

Throughout most of the 1970’s, horror was very focused on realism. There was a transition period in the previous decade that moved the genre away from the gothic Hammer films, truly cementing horror i...

Check Out This Exclusive Clip From The Ridley Scott-Produced Phoenix Forgotten

The question of whether we’re alone in the universe is one that’s plagued filmmakers pretty much forever. And none more so than visionary director Ridley Scott, whose role as producer on t...

Advance Review: Alien: Covenant

Alien: Covenant is deliberately titled, as its predecessor Prometheus was, to alert us to the supposedly deep ideas contained within.  A chilly, pretentious, dangerously snooze-inducing prologue sees ...

Ridley Scott Confirms When Next Alien Will Shoot

Alien: Covenant hasn’t even hit theaters (is it next week yet?) but already director Ridley Scott is discussing the next edition in the franchise–which makes sense, considering he reckons ...

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Script to Pieces: Alien: Engineers

Welcome to Script to Pieces, a recurring feature at Wicked Horror where we look at the best, most interesting and at times most unbelievable horror movies that never happened. Sometimes these will be ...

Meet The Crew Of Alien Covenant

They’re probably all doomed, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t get to know them, right? The full crew manning the titular ship in Alien Covenant has just been revealed. 20th Century...

Behold! The Alien Covenant Trailer Is Here!

If you’re still recovering from the holidays, fear not, because the long-awaited trailer for Alien Covenant has finally landed and it is a doozy. From director Ridley Scott, the flick stars Mich...

Prometheus: Life and Death

Comic Review: Prometheus: Life and Death Issue 1

In the midst of the aftershock of 2012’s Prometheus and on the verge of Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant, the hunger for Xenomorph nirvana is more rampant than ever. Fortunately, Dark Horse’s Prometheus...

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Man Behind the Mask: How Bolaji Badejo Became The Alien in Ridley Scott’s 1979 Magnum Opus

Back in the day when man-in-suit effects were still the industry standard, Bolaji Badejo was discovered by casting agent Peter Ardram in a pub in London. Given Badejo’s long, slender build, Ardr...

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