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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Arrival Review

Arrival is a 2016 science fiction film directed by Denis Villeneuve, starring Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, and Forest Whitaker.  Based on the 1998 short story “Story of Your Life” by Ted Chiang and picks up when mysterious spacecrafts touch down across the globe, an elite team – lead by expert linguist Louise Banks – is brought together to investigate. Positives: Fantastic cast Terrific performances Terrific soundtrack Great visuals Great directing Great script Terrific story Negatives: n/a Plot: The plot follows a Linguistics expert Louise Banks, who is called in to…

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Alien: Covenant Review

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Predator 2 Review

Predator 2 is a 1990 science fiction action film directed by Stephen Hopkins, starring Danny Glover, Bill Paxton, and Gary Busey.  Set as the second installment in the Predator series, the film follows police office Michael Harrigan (Danny Glover) who must stop a fearsome extraterrestrial hunting warring gangs and drug cartels, leaving a string of murders in its wake. Positives: Great performances Great characters Great cast Good plot Great use of practical, makeup, and CGI Terrific soundtrack Negatives: Dated CGI Lackluster characters Story: The movie was fast paced and opens…

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Predator Review

Predator is a 1987 science fiction action horror film directed by John McTiernan, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Elpidia Carrillo, and Bill Duke.  The story follows the leader of an elite special forces team who are on a mission to rescue hostages from guerrilla territory in Central America.  However, the group are secretly stalked and hunted by a technologically advanced form of extraterrestrial life. Positives: Good performances Great soundtrack Good cast Good characters Great action Good practical effects Good make-up effects Interesting story Negatives: Spotty CGI Predator is the story…

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Home Review

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The 5th Wave Review

The 5th Wave is a 2016 science fiction thriller film, directed by J Blakeson, based on the novel of the same name by Rick Yancey. The film stars Chloe Grace Moretz, Nick Robinson, Ron Livingston, Maggie Siff, Alex Roe, and Liev Schreiber and follows a teenager named Cassie Sullivan who is searching for her younger brother, Sammy, while struggling to stay alive during a planetary invasion by an alien race called The Others.

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