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Warrior Nun, The Old Guard and the (much-needed) evolution of the 'strong woman' trope in Hollywood
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Warrior Nun, The Old Guard and the (much-needed) evolution of the 'strong woman' trope in Hollywood

Warrior Nun represents a new direction for Hollywood’s female superheroes, alongside Gina Price-Bythewood’s The Old Guard, Captain Marvel and Salim Akil’s CW show Black Lightning.

Ian Holm, known for roles in Lord of the Rings trilogy, Chariots of Fire, passes away aged 88
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Ian Holm, known for roles in Lord of the Rings trilogy, Chariots of Fire, passes away aged 88

Ian Holm won a BAFTA was nominated for an Oscar for portraying pioneering athletics coach Sam Mussabini in Chariots of Fire.

Monstrous alien fish spotted in the rivers of Kerala after the state's 2018 floods
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Monstrous alien fish spotted in the rivers of Kerala after the state's 2018 floods

Kerala researchers have found that these alien fish species, arapaima and alligator gar, were caught from four rivers.

Ghostbusters: Sigourney Weaver to reprise her role as Dana Barrett in Jason Reitman directorial
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Ghostbusters: Sigourney Weaver to reprise her role as Dana Barrett in Jason Reitman directorial

Ghostbusters, which will follow the storyline of the 1984 original and its sequel, is slated to release on 10 July, 2020.

Ridley Scott, Sigourney Weaver praise high school production of Alien; director promises funds for encore performance
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Ridley Scott, Sigourney Weaver praise high school production of Alien; director promises funds for encore performance

Ridely Scott penned a letter to the North Bergen High School students and said he felt very complimented that the students chose his film as an inspiration.

Two Alien live-action series reportedly in the works; Ridley Scott to produce one for Hulu
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Two Alien live-action series reportedly in the works; Ridley Scott to produce one for Hulu

Two TV shows based on the sci-fi franchise Alien are making its way to online streaming services

Scientists discover mysterious repeating radio waves from deep outside Milky Way
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Scientists discover mysterious repeating radio waves from deep outside Milky Way

Could these radio waves be a message from an alien civilisation that is far, far away?

The Predator teaser trailer: Jacob Tremblay accidentally unleashes genetically upgraded aliens to the suburbs
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The Predator teaser trailer: Jacob Tremblay accidentally unleashes genetically upgraded aliens to the suburbs

Shane Black's modern take on Predator sees the universe's most lethal hunters returning stronger, smarter and deadlier than ever.

Opening a message from an extra-terrestrial being might result in the end of humanity: Research
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Opening a message from an extra-terrestrial being might result in the end of humanity: Research

The sender of such a message would no doubt have the capability of creating some kind of super-virus which could be deadly to the human race.

Gladiator director Ridley Scott to be honoured with BAFTA Fellowship, its highest accolade
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Gladiator director Ridley Scott to be honoured with BAFTA Fellowship, its highest accolade

Ridley Scott will join an elite list of British legends like Charlie Chaplin, Alfred Hitchcock, Elizabeth Taylor and Judi Dench.

Dhara's Devotees
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Dhara's Devotees

On an alien planet, a race of refugees attempt to start cultivating crops — to what effect? Presenting #FutureFiction on #FirstCulture

Ridley Scott confirms there will be a sequel to Covenant, tentatively titled Alien: Awakening
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Ridley Scott confirms there will be a sequel to Covenant, tentatively titled Alien: Awakening

Ridley Scott's latest statement has confirmed another sequel in the famous Alien series, which might be called Alien: Awakening.

University of Oxford researchers use principles of evolutionary biology to figure out what aliens could look like
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University of Oxford researchers use principles of evolutionary biology to figure out what aliens could look like

The research supports the idea that extra terrestrial life goes through the process of natural selection, and evolve over time to be fitter and stronger.

The liquid methane seas on the Saturnian moon Titan may harbour an exotic form of life: Study
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The liquid methane seas on the Saturnian moon Titan may harbour an exotic form of life: Study

Scientists have found the first indisputable evidence of the presence acrylonitrile on Titan, which may be key to exotic life on the oxygen-free moon.

Space probes with digital holographic microscopes could be used to detect alien organisms
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Space probes with digital holographic microscopes could be used to detect alien organisms

No probe since NASA's Viking program in the late 1970s has actively looked for living organisms.

Earth sized exoplanet in orbit around our closest stellar neighbour, Proxima Centauri, could harbour alien life
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Earth sized exoplanet in orbit around our closest stellar neighbour, Proxima Centauri, could harbour alien life

Computer simulations show that Proxima b could have the potential to be habitable, and could exist in a remarkably stable climate regime.

Alien: Covenant movie review - New actors, snazzy visuals, same old tried-and-tested formula
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Alien: Covenant movie review - New actors, snazzy visuals, same old tried-and-tested formula

Despite all the entertainment value in Alien: Covenant, there’s always the nagging feeling of smart people doing dumb things, and being killed in the process.

Nasa study finds that planets with double suns such as Tatooine from Star Wars can support life
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Nasa study finds that planets with double suns such as Tatooine from Star Wars can support life

A hypothetical Earth sized rocky planet at just the right distance from a pair of stars can retain liquid water on its surface for long durations of time.

Alien alternate ending: Ridley Scott wanted to kill off Sigourney Weaver's iconic character
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Alien alternate ending: Ridley Scott wanted to kill off Sigourney Weaver's iconic character

It’s hard to imagine 1979’s Alien being any scarier than it already is, but the director had a different ending in mind.

Life movie review: This Jake Gyllenhaal, Ryan Renolds sci-fi horror is like Alien meets Gravity
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Life movie review: This Jake Gyllenhaal, Ryan Renolds sci-fi horror is like Alien meets Gravity

Life itself is a strange film; tense and proficiently made, but also cheesy, melodramatic and severely derivative all in equal parts