As a horror movie fan, it’s impossible to ignore all the issues in the genre. The treatment of women, the graphic use of sexual assault and torture porn, and the lack of complex female characters are just some of the problems in a lot of horror movies. However, there are also a bunch of badass horror heroines out there. These characters are far more than the usual one-note performances that women are often boxed into.Read More
We're more than grateful that these villains are fictitious.
Science fiction is full of dastardly villains and terrifying creatures, but these ten characters from movies, books, and TV are the worst of the worst.Read More
Imagine a room full of androids. Not necessarily megalomaniacs like David, but human-like beings who are safe from facehuggers and alien viruses, making the decisions about preventing xenomorph attacks. Sounds like the horror movie it is, doesn’t it?Read More
Check this recut Alien trailer, which is made to look like a comedy movie.Read More
Sir John Hurt, who starred in Alien, Doctor Who, Harry Potter, Snowpiercer, and more, passed away on Friday at the age of 77.Read More
You remember the Pigs in Space ("Spaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaace") segment on The Muppet Show, right? Well, apparently it's back, at least in web short form.Read More
You know what's even more fun than finding out your friends' favorite movies? Looking at data! Of course.Read More
Harry Potter actors got Sorted into Hogwarts Pottermore-style, and their results just might surprise you. (Matthew Lewis' reaction to learning his House was especially amusing.)Read More
Apparently a pretty hefty spoiler hit the internet that revealed Katherine Waterston's role and its (again, seriously, spoiler) connection to the original Alien movies.Read More
We've been talking about Alien a lot today. But one of the coolest things about today is all of the companies that have released their own versions of Alien posters.Read More
Reebok sent us an update about the lack of smaller sizes available for the "Alien Stompers" shoe, based on the sneakers that Ellen Ripley wore in Aliens. The whole situation still seems a bit fishy to us, though.Read More
Every Ripley cosplayer knows the hardest part of the costume to perfect: the sneakers. In Aliens, Sigourney Weaver wore a fantastic pair of shin-high red and white Reeboks, but Reebok doesn't make them anymore ... until today!Read More
And Carolyn's chest burst three sizes that day.
Today is the galaxy's inaugural Alien Day, and sure, I guess I could be cynical about that—it is just using nostalgia to get us invested in a 24-hour advertisement for Alien: Covenant, right?—but I'm excited.Read More
Could your commute use a little more Ripley?
On April 26th (designated "Alien Day" by the powers that be), Alien fans will be able to listen to a brand-new Alien story over on Audible.Read More
Lights up on BB-8, wandering through a crowded space station, deep in the heart of an unknown galaxy. Surrounded by mysterious and unfamiliar life forms, she remains steadfast. She has one tool in her arsenal: a thumbs-up of self-confidence.Read More
No reboots after midnight.
Star Wars isn't the only franchise from years past riding the sequel train. Ridley Scott has said that his Prometheus sequel/Alien prequel, Alien: Covenant, is just the first of three movies that will lead up to Alien's story. If aliens aren't quite your speed, we're also getting more mogwai, and the star of the original Gremlins says it'll be a proper sequel.Read More
Our heroine is aboard a massive spaceship that feels more like a haunted house than a piece of sci-fi technology. She’s independent and cool-headed. Her character has an agency that shows she isn’t there in service of the male characters, if anything, they end up just being background players for her. She isn’t overtly sexualized, and she isn’t there to please others. She can take on any evil that gets thrown at her. To put it simply, she’s a total BAMF.Read More
Michael Biehn (who you may know better as Cpl. Hicks) chatted about how Alien 5 is still happening despite Ridley Scott's commitment to Alien: Covenant.Read More
It's really hard being an attractive cat in Tinseltown! No one wants to hear your opinions, thinks you're smart, or wants you to trade on anything other than your cute looks. Gizmo, the star of the upcoming webseries, Typecatting, totally gets it. Check out the trailer above.Read More
Delaware, Rhode Island, are you guys ok?
Halloween Express decided to see what horror movies are the most popular in different parts of the United States, and now we can psychoanalyze different regions until we're all uncomfortable!Read More