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Take a minute, for ALIEN 

John Ingle and Mitch Brian enjoy the film, Alien.

It is obvious in each episode of their daily show, The ALIEN Minute podcast.

Both guys are cinephiles and as you can see have connections to the film industry, which brings unique perspectives to what might first appear to be too close a look at Ridley Scott’s 1979 sf/horror film. 267 more words


Typography, Alien-style

Dave Addey has done an in-depth review of the typefaces used in Alien. Despite the age of the fonts, they still retain an element of cool even now.


The ups and downs of Postgraduate Research

Sinéad Savage is a UofG science grad who went on to study for a PhD. She reflects on her experience and the pros and cons of further study.  948 more words


A fan's soundtrack for ALIEN: Isolation

I stumbled upon this very interesting soundtrack for ALIEN: Isolation over at the YouTube site of DarcsenHQ, apparently a fan enough to put forth the blood, sweat, and tears of pulling this thing together for fans of the… 168 more words


Miniseries Mania

Physical therapy is additive. Each immobilized joint and wounded tendon requires its own manipulations to come back to life. At peak, I spent six hours a day (four sessions of 1-1/2 hours each) with heating pads, putty, pulleys, gravity and ice; mending my broken hand, shoulder, and back. 575 more words



00:00:00 ALIEN! Welcome to the Nostromo crew’s diary log! Alien was directed by Ridley Scott in 1979 and stars the likes of Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt (Viper in Top Gun), John Hurt and Ian Holm. 2,702 more words


thenostromofilesblog reblogged this on The Nostromo Files and commented:

Posts like these are healthy reads for film fanatics. They keep you from taking things too seriously. Well written piece. I hope you enjoy it, too. (If you have not seen Alien, there are some spoilers...)

Almost There!

This year, the Network set a $4000 goal in fundraising from our network members and friends.  This does not include organizational or partnership gifts.  We’re talking about $4000 in donations from individuals whose ministry has been touched by the Network and who want to support its work. 156 more words

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