British actor Ian Holm (Lord of the Rings, Alien) has passed away

We are sad to report that British stage & screen actor Ian Holm has died in London aged 88, his agent confirmed to the Guardian. He has many well-known roles in Film & TV including Ash in Alien, Father Vito Cornelius in The Fifth Element, Chef Skinner in Ratatouille, and Bilbo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit film series.

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Review- Memory: The Origins of Alien Documentary

Memory: The Origins of Alien unearths the largely untold origin story behind Ridley Scott‘s cinematic masterpiece, and reveals never-before-seen materials from the archives of Alien creators Dan O’Bannon and H.R. Giger.


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SDCC16 Live Stream planned for Aliens Reunion

God bless Live-streaming !!!!! 20th Century Fox in association with San Diego Comic-Con will live-stream the ‘Aliens Reunion’ panel.

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Horror Month: 10 Horrifically Brilliant Horror Scores

Horror Month – June 2015

A films score plays and important part in drawing the audience in to the dramatic unfoldings. Here at Indie Mac User we have picked out top 10 horror scores – and as always drop your favourite in the comment box !!!!
“Music and cinema fit together naturally. Because there’s a kind of intrinsic musicality to the way moving images work when they’re put together. It’s been said that cinema and music are very close as art forms, and I think that’s true.” – Martin Scorcese

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New ‘Alien’ movie confirmed

Written By Lewis Mainwaring

A new Alien movie is officially in development.

Neill Blomkamp is to direct the film, with Ridley Scott on board as producer.

“So I think this is officially my next film,” Blomkamp wrote on  his Instagram account on Wednesday night (February 18).

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Review: Debug (2014)

Debug is the 2014 Sci-Fi/Thriller big screen debut from writer/director David Hewlett (better known for his sci-fi acting roles such as Stargate & Rise of The Planet of the Apes) and stars Adrian Holmes, Jeananne Goossen and Jason Momoa.

The story resolves around a team of criminal computer hackers that have been sent into space by the Department of Corrections to help salvage old ships by over-riding their computer systems. This seems like an easy job; until they come across an abandoned prison ship. As they interact with the various virtual elements of the ship’s system they s4-debugoon realise it is fighting back in a very real and physical way as it turns the team on each other.

This is hardly new territory in sci-fi (i.e. the Alien franchise starts with a similar premise and there is of course Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Oddyssey) however the hacker angle does provide a fresh and interesting new take on this. All that said I feel the film is well executed but did not particularly stand out for me. Jason Momoa’s performance is ominous and unnervingly evil as the ships AI Iam.

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Retrospective: Alien³ (1992) *Spoilers*

Written by Lewis Mainwaring


 

Alien³ is a 1992 American science-fiction horror film and the debut feature film of director David Fincher(Fight Club, Se7en, The Social Network).

This film is the third instalment of the Alien film series;alien-3-australian-movie-poster-27x41-1992-david-fincher-sigourney-weaver set directly after the events of the previous film Aliens         (1986 – which was written and directed by James Cameron and is personally my favourite instalment of the franchise).

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