Though considered a classic, James Cameron’s Aliens isn’t without its critics. A sequel to Alien, one of the most persistent criticisms of Cameron’s film was that it de-mystified the creature. Its approach is said to lack the personality of the original beast, dumbing it down to an unintelligent animal that more closely resembled an insect. While certainly an issue found in various comic book and … Continue reading Why ‘Aliens’ Didn’t Turn The Monster Into A Space Bug – ScreenHub Entertainment
As a lifelong fan, it’s hard not to get excited after the debut of the spectacular trailer for Godzilla: King of the Monsters at Comic-Con. Not only does it boast some breathtaking images and the return of several series icons, the set-up seems similar to one of the most warmly regarded entries in the original Showa series; Ghidorah: The Three Headed Monster. Will this new … Continue reading New ‘Godzilla’ Looks A Lot Like ‘Ghidorah: The Three Headed Monster’ – ScreenHub Entertainment
Most people don’t think ‘art’ when discussing Predator. The 1987 science fiction classic is fondly remembered for spectacular action, quotable dialogue, and a monster who has joined the ranks of Frankenstein and Dracula as a cultural icon. However, many overlook some of the film’s more subtle underpinnings. Though at a glance the film is just another entry into the 80s cycle of action films, it … Continue reading Why ‘Predator’ Is A Subversive Masterpiece – ScreenHub Entertainment
Ridley Scott’s Alien prequels have attracted much controversy. Some have praised them as fresh and innovative, while others have criticized them as unrecognizable from the original classic. Longtime fans have nitpicked both Prometheus and Covenant, but nitpicks are often symptomatic of a much larger issue. The biggest complaint fans had with Prometheus and Alien: Covenant wasn’t character development, plot holes, or even the series moving away from the Alien itself. It was the gradual stripping away of the unknown.
On its 50th anniversary, Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke’s science fiction epic, 2001: A Space Odyssey is still considered one of the most iconic films in history. How is it this film has survived for so long? It has many virtues, from its provocative ideas to some still convincing effects work, but perhaps its most lasting power comes from the film’s most significant character, who after … Continue reading Monolith of Mystery: How ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ Celebrates The Unknown – ScreenHub Entertainment