Alien by Alan Dean Foster: A Fantastically Cheesy Yet Psychological Novelisation of One of the Greatest Horror Films of All-Time – Book Review

Alien by Alan Dean Foster is the novelisation of the 1979 sci-fi, psychological horror film of the same name. It follows the crew of a commercial space tug named Nostromo who are awakened from hyper-sleep when the ship’s AI detects a distress beacon emanating from a planet not too far off their trajectory towards home. When the crew investigates, they find themselves at the business end of a deadly hunt with an extra-terrestrial creature unlike any they’ve seen or read of before.

Film & TV Novelization Recommendations

Film and television novelizations are some of my favourites kinds of books to read, more so because I’m quite an avid enthusiast of those mediums. Now, occasionally they can be terribly coloured with poor writing and cheesy representations (The Mummy Returns definitely comes to mind here). Yet, in addition to the bad, there is a…

Review: Crimson Peak (Novel)

Crimson Peak was quite the unexpected delight for me in many ways. I didn’t get a chance to see the movie while it was running in theaters, but the desire to do so had been there. A swoon-worthy British gentleman like Tom Hiddleston stars in it, after all, how could you not want to relish…