Modern Problems Require Modern Solutions: Expectations of Star Wars Lore in the 21st Century

Modern Problems Require Modern Solutions: Expectations of Star Wars Lore in the 21st Century

How expectations regarding ‘Star Wars’ lore have been cultivated and why it isn’t the end of the world that you don’t know anything about Snoke.

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From Final Girls to Kickass Women – What Modern Female Protagonists Have in Common with Ellen Ripley

From Final Girls to Kickass Women – What Modern Female Protagonists Have in Common with Ellen Ripley

“Ellen Ripley stands as one of the first pages torn out of a sexist and archaic rulebook.” From Final Girls to Kickass Women – What Modern Female Protagonists Have in Common with Ellen Ripley.

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Alien (1979) Retrospective Review

Alien (1979) Retrospective Review

Ridley Scott’s ‘Alien’ (1979) pairs “genuine, spine-tingling horror and thematic resonance” to create a classic of horror and sci-fi. Lucas Hill-Paul reviews…

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Designing Nightmares: H.R. Giger and ‘Alien’

Designing Nightmares: H.R. Giger and ‘Alien’

When you think of ‘Alien’, you think of Ridley Scott and the Xenomorph, but the man behind the disturbing visuals is H.R. Giger, the artist profiled by Kieran Judge in this article.

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More Human Than Human: An Introduction to Cyberpunk

More Human Than Human: An Introduction to Cyberpunk

Where did cyberpunk originate and what makes it such an influential sci-fi sub-genre in cinema? Kieran Judge walks you through.

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Teesside Unleashed Preview

Teesside Unleashed Preview

Teesside’s very own comic con begins this weekend. Kat Lawson has provided a preview, here.

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