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Post-human humanity in Alien: Resurrection

Patricia Di Risio, University of Melbourne | The character of Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) and the way she develops across the four films that form the Alien series demonstrate how her evolution as a post-human character becomes decidedly queer. Each Alien film has a different director and, as the franchise progresses, Weaver takes on increasingly…

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Episode 7: Retrospective Futures

Retrospective Futures emerged from an open-themed October edition, where a number of related issues soon began to coalesce around a clearly identifiable theme: for in their different ways, all the pieces in this episode engage with aspects of SF that acknowledge the past as a way of re-imagining our future. The contributors reflect on their…