Posts tagged with ‘alien

HR Giger passes away at the age of 74

A man with a unique, dark and beautiful vision died last night— HR Giger, the Swiss artist who will be forever remembered for creating the otherworldly creature in Ridley Scott’s 1979 horror film Alien, passed away last night at the age of 74. Having studied architecture and industrial design in Zurich, Giger’s work explores the relationship between the human body and the machine, and he created nightmarish dreamscapes in a style he described as “biomechanical.”

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Sigourney Weaver grants likeness rights for an Ellen Ripley Action Figure

The toy company NECA has been doing some great things with the Aliens franchise lately, and as part of the 35th Anniversary celebration of the film, Sigourney Weaver has granted them the rights to her likeness, the first time she’s done so for an action figure.

Aliens animated in 60 seconds

Aren’t aliens supposed to be scary? Threatening? Intimidating?  In this rendition, they’re downright silly.

Geekcraft of the day: Coffee table painted in the style of the Nostromo from ‘Alien’

Geekcraft of the day: Coffee table painted in the style of the Nostromo from ‘Alien’

Test animation from the canceled Alien RPG ‘Aliens Crucible’

The RPG was in development at Obsidian Entertainment (Knights of the Old Republic 2, Fallout: New Vegas) and was apparently “ready to ship”. A video of that Aliens RPG has emerged that shows various animations from the game. The video, by character artist Danny Garnett, named the game Aliens: Crucible.

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Badass augmented reality alien chestburster shirt is badass

This shirt, from Fingerfunk, uses an iOS and Android augmented reality app to make a 3D chestburster pop from the shirt. It’s clothing of the future.

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Custom xenomorph trophy skull shows you’re the baddest hunter around
And you can get one to hang up on your wall, just $875!
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Custom xenomorph trophy skull shows you’re the baddest hunter around

And you can get one to hang up on your wall, just $875!

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Kids remake chestburster scene from Alien with a sock puppet

Oh kids, sometimes you can be pretty awesome. When you’re not otherwise being a pain in the ass.

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