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Can Alien: Romulus return the space saga to its chestbursting glory years?
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story showed how to repair damage in a sci-fi franchise but Romulus director Fede Alvarez must bring his A-game

Ben Child

22, Mar, 2024 @1:11 PM

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Alien: Romulus: first trailer for Ridley Scott-approved franchise restarter
Latest chapter in sci-fi series comes from Evil Dead director Fede Alvarez but has approval of those behind the originals

Benjamin Lee

20, Mar, 2024 @4:46 PM

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Alien nation: will the franchise’s new movie really cut all links to the past?
The early films created a legacy as difficult to kill off as the acid-blooded extraterrestrials. Hopefully, Alien: Romulus can break free of the restrictions that damaged so much of what followed

Ben Child

01, Dec, 2023 @11:32 AM

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Christopher Fowler obituary
Author of the Bryant & May detective novels, short stories and essays on forgotten writers – including himself

Steve Holland

20, Mar, 2023 @3:21 PM

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From Ghostbusters and Aliens to Lego Star Wars: 10 great video games based on movies
As Oscars night approaches, we pick out some of the video game film tie-ins that don’t make you want to throw popcorn at your screen

Keith Stuart

03, Mar, 2023 @10:00 AM

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If the Alien rumours are true, please, no more yucky high-concept posturing
There hasn’t been a good Alien film since 1986. Is Fede Alvarez the right director to bring the monster franchise back to life?

Ben Child

18, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Monster munch: how Bones and All’s cannibal chow was tastier than you might think
We are probably better off not knowing what Luca Guadagnino used to mimic the human organs that Timothée Chalamet and Taylor Russell snack on

Stuart Heritage

15, Nov, 2022 @1:30 PM

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Ian Whittaker obituary
Set decorator who worked for Merchant Ivory productions, and with Ken Russell and Ridley Scott

Ryan Gilbey

26, Oct, 2022 @5:10 PM

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Out of this world: Guardian writers on their favourite movies with aliens
To celebrate the release of Jordan Peele’s new UFO thriller Nope, critics have picked their top films about extra terrestrials

Charles Bramesco, Radheyan Simonpillai, Lisa Wong Macabasco, Benjamin Lee, Andrew Pulver, Scott Tobias, Veronica Esposito, Andrew Lawrence, Jesse Hassenger, AA Dowd and Adrian Horton

20, Jul, 2022 @6:04 AM

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Alien 3 at 30: David Fincher’s divisive threequel remains a fascinating failure
The first-time film-maker memorably disowned his grim and grimy Alien movie but a devoted fanbase insists it’s better than its bad reputation

Noah Gittell

22, May, 2022 @5:27 AM

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Ridley Scott films – ranked!
With The Last Duel out now, and House of Gucci at the end of the month, we rate the top 20 movies by the go-to director for swords, sandals, cyborgs and Sigourney

Peter Bradshaw

04, Nov, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Back to business: Alien TV reboot must refocus on the films’ real villain
Some are aghast that Noah Hawley’s show will examine wealth, inequality and blue-collar work. But corporate greed has always been the series’ ultimate menace

Ben Child

13, Jul, 2021 @11:53 AM

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