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The creators of the upcoming Prometheus have been dropping details about the movie like breadcrumbs, and now another nibble has filtered out via a viral marketing site promoting the movie.
On some obscure TV show, we learned that space was the final frontier. However, with the Kepler space observatory finding dozens of awesome...
While details on the connection between Ridley Scott's upcoming Prometheus and the Alien movies of yore are few and far between, a tidbit dropped in a new interview indicates the two could have even more in common than we first thought.
With Ridley Scott's Prometheus looming just over the horizon, sci-fi fans are ravenous for any Alien appetizer to satisfy their cravings. Check out this series of amazing fan-art posters that strip Sigourney Weaver's 1979 classic down to its bare, acid-basted skin. Space out and indulge yourselves...
We've seen lots of custom-built, sci-fi-centric chess sets before, but few of them are as deadly as this one, which pits two of the universe's—and cinema's—most fearsome creatures against each other on a level playing field.
Think your fuzzy Bantha getup or Elder Scrolls robe from last summer's Comic-Con was all the hype? You ain't got nothing on this nerdy crew of weekend sci-fi warriors proudly posing at 1980s' Westercon at the Hyatt International Hotel in Los Angeles.
Have you seen the original 1979 trailer for Alien recently? Although the film itself stands the test of time, the trailer is kind of primitive to our 21st century eyes. But now it has an up-to-date remix that matches the trailer for Prometheus, Ridley Scott's highly anticipated prequel to Alien.
Phil Plait is an astronomer and major sci-fi geek. He writes the Bad Astronomy Blog for Discover Magazine and is also the host of the Discovery Channel's science show "Phil Plait's Bad Universe." You can follow him on Twitter at @BadAstronomer. Trailers for the movie Battleship are hitting the web, and it certainly looks fun. On routine war game maneuvers, a Navy fleet stumbles on an alien spaceship. Hijinks, as you might expect, ensue with Michael-Bay-like enthusiasm, with swarming alien battle tech, explosions and mayhem. Trailers for the movie Battleship are hitting the web, and it certainly looks fun. On routine war game maneuvers, a Navy fleet stumbles on an alien spaceship. Hijinks, as you might expect, ensue with Michael-Bay-like enthusiasm, with swarming alien battle tech, explosions, and mayhem.
In what feels like a movie-marketing first, here's a warm-up for the first full trailer of Ridley Scott's science fiction flick—and we get our first looks at Michael Fassbender, Idris Elba and freaky alien goo in action.