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Dec-23-2012 1:20 AM
merry christmas everyone
Dec-22-2012 1:47 PM
hey Indy can you please edit my name from Rank girl to Tankgirl ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha
Yea I loved the adds too : D
Dec-21-2012 9:33 PM
That is incredible Zeta!!!
I love the bone cracks and texture...makes it more realistic in my view...
WOW!! how much do I want that!! ha ha ha ha ha ha ha
are you planning on selling it??
I noticed on your other thread that there was a Xeno head in the background..did you do that too??
you're so talented Zeta : )
Dec-21-2012 2:26 PM
read it over several times because its so good I didnt want to stop reading it...
Your writing is brilliant Major
Once again......It was totally worth the wait! : )
so..........whats going to happen to them now??? O-O
Dec-20-2012 10:08 PM
ha ha ha ha ha NoX!..........
yes prefectedly Sensical for Mwahh.....
Dec-19-2012 4:35 PM
Classic Lone!!! ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha
Dec-19-2012 4:14 PM
Dec-19-2012 3:36 PM
speaking of furry and cute and scary..how about the Tribbles!!
Dec-19-2012 2:29 PM
Night of the Lepus!!!
HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA
So funny Blandcorp!! ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha
thanks for posting!!
and yea Indy they sure do look like toy cars! ; )
Dec-19-2012 2:23 PM
So cool Svanya!
and if any of you like Tron vehicles....
check out this Harley Davidson concept design for 2020
Dec-19-2012 2:06 PM
I hadnt heard of The Giant Gila Monster
I had to look him up Indy!! ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha
I love those old school retro movies!! : )
Dec-19-2012 12:40 PM
when I checked back on my post that Image had seemed to not work
so thanks for posting!!
he is so talented and I agree about the variety!
as everyone above has mentioned the Xenomorph and H.R.Giger!
Dec-19-2012 12:27 PM
Wayne Barlowe is incredible Blandcorporatio!
and I love Star Trek..but always get a giggle from the early creatures!
Dec-13-2012 7:15 PM
These Science Fiction ideas are based upon things that are happening here in earth today...
There are living Things that use others as hosts and then totally control them through genetics, turning the host into a zombie
Anelosimus octavius, is a spider that becomes a host for a parasitic wasp
To manipulate the spiders, the wasp must have genes that produce proteins that alter spider behavior
Other parasites manipulate their hosts by altering the neurotransmitters in their brains. This kind of psychopharmacology is how thorny-headed worms send their hosts to their doom
Simple viruses can do this at the cellular level Outside of a living cell, a virus is a dormant particle; but within an appropriate host cell, it becomes an active entity capable of subverting the cell's metabolic machinery for the production of new virus particles
Dec-13-2012 5:33 PM
Im not so sure that 'aliens ' would want us for a slave race
they could be interested in our DNA..
a LOT of genetic material has been stored in our chromosomes and much of it may be useful for all kinds of purposes....
Dec-13-2012 5:23 PM
BatÙ: There's nothing sadder than a puppet without a ghost, especially the kind with red blood running through them.
Dec-13-2012 5:09 PM
I found this interesting image concept of the space jockey....
Dec-13-2012 4:36 PM
Yea.. Its so strange that I somehow missed HP Lovecraft??...
because I have the most massive collection of scifi books and Im a voracious reader
In fact I have so many books that many are in boxes in the attic! ha ha ha ha ha ha ha
But I understand how fundamental Lovecraft was to all science fiction ....
In fact.. I think I might buy a collection of his to read these christmas holidays! : )
and Im with you about the Space Jockeys!
when I saw that scene..the music...the choreography..the creature..... breathtaking!
Dec-13-2012 4:28 PM
I loved that scene too Rubirosa : )
and the mix of characters was brilliant
I especially liked MacReady... [blushes and twirls her ringlet]
Dec-13-2012 3:56 PM
I love Noomi Rapace
I think she is a brilliant actor
Just to hear her talking about 'Paradise' is SO exciting!!
I cannot wait!!! : )
Dec-13-2012 3:20 PM
I found this interesting article that references the early scripts....
director Matthijs van Heijningen Jr. is being interviewed about his work on the prequel....
How much thought did you put into The Thing's backstory? How did it get to Earth, why was it there, are there pages and pages of backstory that wasn't in the film?
In an early script there was more stuff explaining it. The idea was, and I don't know if I should tell you this, the idea was that the creature in the ice is not the original form of the thing.
In my opinion it was always sort of a virus, it doesn't have an original form. So the creature they find in the ice it could have been a friendly creature that was then taken over by the thing. That backstory still holds, I think. We had, at some point, that they would go inside of the ship, in the beginning of the movie, and they would see that the ship was this big biolab and that they were specimen collectors that race, and it broke free and killed everyone in the ship.
So the spaceship was a science fiction version of the Norwegian base in John Carpenter's movie. But then it sort of f****d up the story. Because if you have 50 dead aliens in a spaceship why would you concentrate so much on the guy frozen in the ice?
So from a story point, that didn't work. It put too much emphases on the spaceship and not enough on the one creature in the ice. So we sort of abandoned that idea completely. Does that make sense?
Read the Full Interview Here
and here is the original script
THE THING 1982
Apparantly The Thing was based upon a short story Who Goes There? and by the HP Lovecraft's novella At the Mountains of Madness, in which an Antarctic reasearch team uncovers a cryogenically preserved Elder Thing, which thaws out and attacks them.
Who Goes There wiki
Read Who Goes There
Dec-13-2012 2:21 PM
I love this thread Rubirosa!!
and I love the movie The Thing .. Its one of my most favorite movies....the 1984 John Carpenter especially ..there have been 3 in total...
Your ideas are very interesting, connecting the biological weapon idea between movies is intriguing
and I too have always wondered about the ship that crashed....
Ncc is an expert on space ships!.. I bet he has some really interesting things to say about it
Ok you have me thinking now!!! ha ha ha ha ha ha
I gonna have a think and look into what I can find and get back to you!!
maybe some concept drawing of the spaceship : )
and a good look at the metamorphosis of the creature..to see if there are any hints at its Host in the ship....
because I too believe the spaceship belong to the host not the creature... I wonder if there was any black goo on board?????
also you reminded me that the ship has been in the ice for 4 million years...just for fun...Is there any time line ties into the other movies ??
Dec-12-2012 11:45 AM
HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HAHA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
YOU JUST MADE MY DAY!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Dec-11-2012 3:44 PM
ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha Indy!!
well if you're gonna be lead astray I'd say she would be a fine choice ; )
he he he he
Dec-11-2012 3:36 PM
Ellie Arroway: Contact
Mathematics is the only true universal language.
Dec-11-2012 1:29 PM
Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha Fleshvessel
and I have to agree with you though
I think the second female creature is more in tune with our Deacon
and I agree Bella... she is creepy!!!
I just couldnt resist the 1st pic cause she looked kinda cool : )
Dec-10-2012 7:46 PM
I thought she looked beautiful
I have been looking at Huante's art..
Thanks for drawing my attention to his work Zeta
So incredible...I found this one of a female creature
which is probably more in tune with the frightening appearance of his Deacon
Im not 100% sure if it IS Huantes work or it is inspired by him
Dec-10-2012 4:44 PM
So..... even with the extra footage that is often released with the dvd or blueray post movie with deleted scenes etc
there is still a lot of unreleased material??
Imagine being able to get hold of that!!!!!
Dec-10-2012 4:16 PM
OMG so Horribly claustrophobic!!
thats just a terrible as being confined in the vent with the xeno
I wonder why Fincher wasnt allowed to include that deleted material??
That makes me wonder how much other unreleased footage there is for the other movies??
Dec-10-2012 4:07 PM
How about this for a female..
you wouldnt escape her embrace with those tentacles
Dec-10-2012 3:48 PM
Xeno_Alpha that is such an interesting blog!!
so much info!!
Thanks for sharing it
It sounds like the movie was a lot more gory before the editing..
Gee Im glad I didnt witness Newts autopsy!!! O-O
but I wish I had especially seen
Dec-10-2012 3:18 PM
"Who you gonna call?"
"We came, we saw, we kicked its ass"
"May the Force be with you"
Dec-10-2012 3:01 PM
The movie was cool
so was Splice....
I love stories invlolving genetic engineering
It is interesting how many Moon Rocks have actually gone missing!!!
President Nixon distributed 269 fragments of Apollo 11 and Apollo 17 moon rock to 135 nations. Today, 159 of them are unaccounted for, either lost, stolen or destroyed.
In addition, each of America's states and the District of Columbia were given two pieces, one from each mission; of those 100 samples, 19 are missing, plus one belonging to Puerto Rico and another to the US Virgin Islands.
Dec-10-2012 2:44 PM
I know Ive posted this before in another thread, but........
I think it is perfect after your posts ZZPlural and ZetaReticuli
When I heard the learn'd astronomer
When I heard the learn'd astronomer,
When the proofs, the figures, were ranged in columns before me,
When I was shown the charts and diagrams, to add, divide,
and measure them,
When I sitting heard the astronomer where he lectured with
much applause in the lecture-room,
How soon unaccountable I became tired and sick,
Till rising and gliding out I wander'd off by myself,
In the mystical moist night-air, and from time to time,
Look'd up in perfect silence at the stars.
Dec-10-2012 2:35 PM
Carlos Huante's white Deacon looks incredible!!!!
I agree Zeta.....
No eyes indicates an acute sensory response to its environment
It doesnt need to see you to get you!
The way it looks so fiercely strong....
yet it stands with such relaxed ease balancing on its toes
as if gravity is of no concern
Dec-10-2012 2:22 PM
"This is Ripley, last survivor of the Nostromo, signing off"
“They mostly come out at night, mostly.”
Dec-10-2012 1:38 AM
Great thread idea Albert : )
2001 Space Odyssey
"My God Its full of stars"
Dec-09-2012 3:57 PM
They're brilliant caenor....
and I love your vision for them too....
I agree with One....more please!!
Dec-09-2012 3:17 PM
Im not sure which picture didnt work???
it worked on one of my computers but not the other
Dec-09-2012 3:06 PM
Alien was such a powerful movie
It was set in a Universe wrapped up in sumptious dark sexual Giger imagery
The soundtrack and effects mesmerising thoughtful frightening
The Xenomorph was terrifying powerful indifferent
The planet, ships, technology fascinating
the Space Jockey mysterious and awe-inspiring and still are .. even today
the characters were so human in their strengths and weaknesses
and Ripley was the first strong woman in Science Fiction
I guess you have worked out that....
I really LOVED it!!!
Alien Trailer 1979