Stinger Review

Stinger is a 1988 science fiction horror novel written by Robert McCammon and published by Pocket Books.  Set in the remote town of Inferno, Texas, an alien creature descends from the stars in search of another.  He then traps the town and ravages the land causing death and destruction in his wake, unleashing an army of horrible mutations…until the people rise up in a final, desperate battle for survival and for the fate of the planet. Positives: Great characters Great, well-written story Good pacing Violent, intense, and gory Great setting…

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Alien 3 Review

Alien 3 is a 1992 science fiction thriller horror film directed by David Fincher, starring Sigourney Weaver, Charles Dance, Charles S. Dutton, and Brian Glover.  Serving as the third installment in the Alien series, the film follows Ripley (Weaver) who crash-lands on Fiorina Fury 161, a maximum security prison. When a series of grisly deaths occur shortly after her arrival, Ripley realizes that she brought along a xenomorph. Positives: Good performances Great practical of xenomorph creature Great use of gore Great suspense Negatives: Poor CGI Tons of plot holes Poor characters…

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Alien: Out of the Shadows Review

Alien: Out of the Shadows is a 2014 science fiction horror novel written by Tim Lebbon and published by Titan Books.  Set between Alien and Aliens, the book follows a Xenomorph outbreak on the planet LV-178 and the mining vessel in orbit above it. Positives: Good suspense Engaging story Good writing Good action Negatives: Ripley and Ash are unnecessary Lackluster characters Synopsis: The story follows the crew of a deep space mining ship, the Marion, who are led by the ship’s engineer, Chris Hooper, who is forced to take command…

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The Female War (Aliens #3) Review

The Female War (Aliens #3) is a 1993 science fiction horror novel written by Steve and Stephani Perry, and published by Bantam Books.  Set as a sequel to Nightmare Asylum (Aliens #2) the story follows Wilks and Billy who band up with Ellen Ripley to capture the Xenomorph Queen of all aliens on the aliens’ homeworld. Positives: Great main protagonist Good writing Great character development Good action Negatives: Plot feels messy Weak antagonist Lackluster characters Synopsis:  The story follows Billie and Wilks who join Ellen Ripley who is the leader of…

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Nightmare Asylum (Aliens #2) Review

Nightmare Asylum (Aliens #2) is a 1993 science fiction horror novel written by Steve Perry and published by Bantam Books.  Sequel to Earth Hive (Aliens #1) the story follows Wilks, Billy, and Bueller who are captured by an insane military faction attempting to train xenomorphs. Positives: Awesome antagonist Very suspenseful Good characters Interesting story Negatives: Story is slow paced Repetitive plot Synopsis:  The story picks up after Earth Hive with Wilks, Billie, and Bueller taking refugee on a transport ship as Earth is completely overrun by aliens and the remaining…

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Earth Hive (Aliens #1) Review

Earth Hive (Aliens #1) is a 1992 science fiction horror written by Steve Perry and published by Bantam Books.  Set as the first book in the Aliens book series, the story follows a Colonial Marine Wilks and Billie,, survivors of an alien infestation on colony planet Rim, who are sent on a mission to the aliens’ homeworld . Positives: Wilks and Billie are great leads Good story Great writing Great cliffhanger Negatives: Lacking exposition on the aliens Synopsis:  Set after the events of Alien 3, the story follows a Colonial Marine…

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The Predator returns in 2018 Movie | Breaker Debates Ep.57

Welcome to the 57th episode of Breaker Debates. In 2018 the Predator is coming back to the big screen. What untold horrors will it unleash? Will be even more brutal than its predecessors? Will there be a ton of great action? We don’t know but that’s not going to stop Ken and Narik from talking about it.

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Will Alien: Covenant Be Any Good? | Breaker Debates Ep.55

Welcome to the 55th episode of Breaker Debates. Ken and Narik are discussing some of the more serious questions about Alien: Covenant and the future of the Alien franchise. Will Alien: Covenant be any good? Will it explain the actual origins of the xenomorphs? What is the true purpose of the xenomorph?

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Alien Franchise, Xenomorph Discussion | Breaker Debates Ep.54

Welcome to the 54th episode of Breaker Debates.  In this video Narik and Ken talk about the terrifying xenomorph and the series that sparked the science fiction horror genre.  What are the good of the series? What are the bad of the series? Where can the series go from here?

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