This is the first of five weekly podcasts discussing horror movies for the Halloween season. All will contain spoilers. This week it’s Alien (1979), followed next week by Aliens (1986), then Frankenstein (1931), Lifeforce (1985) and finally The Thing (1982) on October 31. All five films were contenders in our recent Greatest Science Fiction Films Tournament.

Mwahaha! But we’ll also have our annual print reviews of scaaaaaaaaaaary, suspenseful, and Fall-friendly films, including:

Weekend 1: Gravity
Weekend 2: Dead Clowns
Weekend 3: Carrie (2013)
Weekend 4: Lifeforce
Halloween: The Thing and Creature

Boo!