Psycho in Alien: Covenant

The death of Callie Hernández character Upworth in Alien: Covenant (2017) visually shares similarities to Alfred Hitchcock's Marion Crane in Psycho (1960) https://www.instagram.com/p/Bgz_QG2l5Yl/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=la151bogv284 This is one of many horror homages built into the movie. Here's a photo of the practical effects suit in the shower scene. https://www.instagram.com/p/BabB13CH6mV/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=2f4mtfq6tdn4 https://www.instagram.com/p/BZ0Z8xzHKw6/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=2eyv76o251nc   This vulnerable moment also mirrors Parker …

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The Engineer Cathedral

It is interesting to note that this Engineer Cathedral is comprised of different structures, from the Roman Empire to the former Yugoslavia. Details pieced together from these design choices can better explain what sort of message was being conveyed. Concept Art by Steve Messing https://www.instagram.com/p/BUxFARYhesq/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=1mukwtk4l04kb https://www.instagram.com/p/BUkn47OhNy9/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=clzr2nxxcg23 [1] https://www.instagram.com/p/BTZ7Lh5hxxD/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=83hh5pxi2jac https://www.instagram.com/p/BRFGdaVBPJC/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=ujoy9g8dozx9 [2] Grmeč [3] Symbolism The shape …

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Weyland Diaries: On this day in 1990…

To find out more about this project head to The Weyland Diaries Peter Weyland is born in Mumbai, India on the 1st of October 1990. http://weyland-diaries.tumblr.com/post/178630414821/on-this-day-in-1990-peter-weyland-is-born-his From the Weyland Industries Timeline, I took the information about his parent's occupations to flesh out a bit more of his story. His mother was an Oxford Educated Professor …

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Alien: Covenant Poster

Alien Covenant Poster, multiple influences just like Dan O'Bannon's first draft script for Alien. “I didn’t steal from anybody,” he explained, “I stole from everybody!” The works most commonly cited and acknowledged by O’Bannon as key influences on Alien include 1956’s Forbidden Planet and the aforementioned It! The Terror From Beyond Space, released in 1958. Literary influences include a wealth of Weird Science and …

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Fan Creatives: Violin Dragoness, Musician

Today I am interviewing Violin Dragoness who really loved Alien: Isolation so much she's writing two songs about it. Let's get to know her relationship with Alien and what it means to her. Clara Fei-Fei: What was the first Alien movie you watched? How old were you at the time? rushing-to-slay-that-darn-dragon: The first Alien movie …

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