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So what better way to accompany the release of Alien: Isolation than with a review of the first film in this incredible license? Not much, you might say, and you'd be right. However, I must confess that tackling it fills me with anxiety.


How, indeed, can I pay tribute to one of the greatest masterpieces of genre cinema, one of the pillars of science fiction, the king of interstellar angst, without exposing myself to forgetting the detail that changes everything, to an editorial mediocrity that makes me miss the point? In short, talking about Alien scares me as much as watching it, but I'm going to take the risk, because for one thing: I only have to assume when I choose the subject of my articles, and for another: this film offers so many levels of reading, and sets up so many codes of the "monster movie" that it's always fascinating to analyze it!

So get your favorite tea or coffee, and enjoy our "Why is Alien such a good movie?" article!

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Released in 2002, Lilo & Stitch is a wild adventure set in outer space on the island of Hawaii. The heroes are a little girl (Lilo) and, above all, Stitch, an alien who's as cute as he is crazy. That's why this ultra-nerdy character is one of our favorites from the Disney universe.

And in this article, we will delve into the question: "Why is Stitch so popular?"

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Launched 35 years ago by director John McTiernan, the "Predator" franchise has seen many opuses. The latest one, "Prey", brings the saga back to life. Let's delve into the films' secrets, one by one.

We will tell you everything about the movies, and delve into the question: "Is Predator considered a classic?"

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Lieutenant Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) is the main character of the Alien franchise, however, the mixed DNA changes Ripley in the fourth film, and so her story is only counted in the first three films. We don't really learn much about Ripley's life before the first film, except in the second installment. Before boarding the Nostromo in the first Alien, she was married with a 12-year-old daughter, held the rank of lieutenant and was employed by the Weyland Yutami company.

In this article, we will ask ourselves more questions regarding who is Ellen ripley.

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So what's Star Wars all about? I won't bore you with a summary of the story. It was while pondering the subject that I came to ask myself the question of the genre of this highly seminal saga. And, of course, I won't settle for a simple answer. So, is Star Wars science fiction or fantasy?

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