May 20, 2017


Ellen Ripley, adrift in space for half a century, is informed that the planet where her crew discovered the alien has since been settled by colonists. Contact with the colony has suddenly been lost, and a detachment of colonial marines is being sent to investigate. Invited along as an advisor, Ripley predicts disaster, and sure enough, the aliens have infested the colony, leaving a sole survivor, the young girl Newt. With the soldiers picked off one by one, a final all-female epic showdown brews between the alien queen and Ripley.

Alan and Craig talk about mothers and daughters, review the new Aliens: Covenant movie and discuss the classic James Cameron movie Aliens…on this week’s Matinee Heroes. 

Show Notes
  • 1:11

    Instant Reaction of “Aliens: Covenant”

  • 11:09

    Discussion of Aliens

  • 28:50


  • 41:12

    Double-Feature suggestions

  • 42:32

    Final Thoughts

  • 52:44

    First impressions of “Predator”

Next episode we discuss, live at Comicpalooza, the Schwarzenegger classic “Predator”

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