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And so, there is this idea about an alien movie that has been floating in my head.

The movie starts with a black screen and a gunshoot. Fading in, you see a parent running away a gun in hand pulling their child behind them being scared the crap out as an alien (type AlienTM franchise) is stumbling outside their house, clutching their chest where the gunshot obviously hit them. The parent all but tosses the kid in the car and drives away from the isolated area they live in.

The alien doesn’t give up and starts following them.

The parent make contact with some special agents who take upon themselves to take the parent and child to a safe place. It’s when they start asking the kid questions to sympatise that flashbacks start to come in. At first, the flashbacks show the place the kid lives in from the outside. The kid plays in the garden but feels like they’re being watched. They don’t think much about it though and keep going with their game.

Back in the present, the kid is mostly silent and one agent is playing with their smartphone, using an app to register their voice and make it high pitch or low pitch. The parent is a bit annoyed by it and the other agent tells the first one to stop. The agent pockets their smartphone but winks at the child who gives their first smile in a while.

As they keep driving away, more flashbacks come on the screen, showing the child playing outside always alone and the alien eventually making contact with them. At first, the alien tries to avoid the contact but eventually warms up and touches the curious kid. It gets eventually shown that the brown shell on the alien body is actually a body armour and the skin under is pale and translucent. The child eventually asks the alien their name but the scene cuts before the alien replies.

In the present time, the alien manages to track and eventually gets back to the group and tries to attack as they make contact again. The parent panicks and out of anger, pushes the child off a cliff to a certain death. The kid screams a name.

As the alien jumps down after the kid, shoving the parent aside, we get to see the last flashback where the alien peeks in the house the child lives in and sees the parent beating them. The alien gets very angry and irrupts in the house, breaking a window. That’s when the parent grabs a gun and shots at the alien, breaking some device that is attached to their chest, linking to the first scene of the movie. As the kid is pulled away, we get to understand it’s of the parent it’s scared.

In the present, the agents bring the parent under control as they’re losinng their shit and pretty much say that wasn’t it for the child, they would have never had any problem. One of the agents looks down the cliff to see the alien slowly climbing up with the kid in their arms.

As they get on the top, the child starts talking to the alien and that’s the first time we get to hear the kid’s voice in present time and they tell the alien how they had been waiting for them. The child pauses as if listening to the alien but there is no sound. The child seems to be answering some questions and that confuses the agents. The parent is being delirious and says it’s because the kid’s crazy and the agents get fed up with them and locks them away in a car.

Then as the parent’s voice is muffled, some form of rumble can be heard from the alien and the smartphone agent realises it’s speaking on very low frequencies; the kind children can hear but adults loses the ability to. They take their smartphone out again and approaches the alien, turning on the recording. As they modulate the voice to higher pitch, they get to hear that the alien was saying it was sorry for being late. The kid answers it believed they’d come to get them.

The agents start discussing what really happened although they start to have a good idea from piecing stuff that happened while they were together. The alien explained that the gunshot damaged their comunication and modulation system but they managed to fix the device that calls the spaceship at least.

As said spaceship appears, the alien says they have to go and the kid asks if they’d ever see each-other again. The screen faddes to black as the alien answers they promises they will come back to get them.

After credit scene, we get to see a pre-adult teenager at school, looking bored. As the final bell rings, they get out and the smartphone agent is waiting for them outside. As they follow them in car and then in a large room, the teen doesn’t recognise the large white creature that is standing dressed in colorful clothes until the alien speaks up their name. They run to them hugging them and crying saying they always believed they’d come back.


This turned out longer than I expected…

But I mean, does the alien always have to be the bad guy?

The 58th Grammys Nominees Are...

It’s that time of year, and the nominees are here…check back for updates!

Pop Solo Performance

“Heartbeat Song,” Kelly Clarkson
“Love Me Like You Do,” Ellie Goulding
“Thinking Out Loud,” Ed Sheeran
“Blank Space,” Taylor Swift
“Can’t Feel My Face,” the Weeknd

R&B

R&B Performance

“If I Don’t Have You,” Tamar Braxton
“Rise Up,” Andra Day
“Breathing Underwater,” Hiatus Kaiyote
“Planes,” Jeremih featuring J. Cole
“Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey),” the Weeknd

Traditional R&B Performance

“He Is,” Faith Evans
“Little Ghetto Boy,” Lalah Hathaway
“Let It Burn,” Jazmine Sullivan
“Shame,” Tyrese
“My Favorite Part of You,” Charlie Wilson

R&B Song

“Coffee,” Brook Davis and Miguel Pimentel, songwriters (Miguel)
“Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey),” Ahmad Balshe, Stephan Moccio, Jason Quenneville and Abel Tesfaye, songwriters (the Weeknd)
“Let It Burn,” Kenny B. Edmonds, Jazmine Sullivan and Dwane M. Weir II, songwriters (Jazmine Sullivan)
“Really Love,” D’Angelo and Kendra Foster, songwriters (D’Angelo and the Vanguard)
“Shame,” Warryn Campbell, Tyrese Gibson and DJ Rogers Jr., songwriters (Tyrese)

Urban Contemporary Album

“Ego Death,” the Internet
“You Should Be Here,” Kehlani
“Blood,” Lianne La Havas
“Wildheart,” Miguel
“Beauty Behind the Madness,” the Weeknd

R&B Album

“Coming Home,” Leon Bridges
“Black Messiah,” D’Angelo and the Vanguard
“Cheers to the Fall,” Andra Day
“Reality Show,” Jazmine Sullivan
“Forever Charlie,” Charlie Wilson

RAP

Rap Performance

“Apparently,” J. Cole
“Back to Back,” Drake
“Trap Queen,” Fetty Wap
“Alright,” Kendrick Lamar
“Truffle Butter,” Nicki Minaj featuring Drake and Lil Wayne
“All Day,” Kanye West featuring Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom and Paul McCartney

Rap/Sung Collaboration

“One Man Can Change the World,” Big Sean featuring Kanye West and John Legend
“Glory,” Common and John Legend
“Classic Man,” Jidenna featuring Roman GianArthur
“These Walls,” Kendrick Lamar featuring Bilal, Anna Wise and Thundercat
“Only,” Nicki Minaj featuring Drake, Lil Wayne and Chris Brown

Rap Song

“All Day,” Ernest Brown, Tyler Bryant, Sean Combs, Mike Dean, Rennard East, Noah Goldstein, Malik Yusef Jones, Karim Kharbouch, Allan Kyariga, Kendrick Lamar, Paul McCartney, Victor Mensah, Charles Njapa, Che Pope, Patrick Reynolds, Allen Ritter, Kanye West, Mario Winans and Cydel Young (Kanye West featuring Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom and Paul McCartney)

“Alright,” Kendrick Duckworth, Mark Anthony Spears and Pharrell Williams (Kendrick Lamar)

“Energy,” Richard Dorfmeister, A. Graham, Markus Kienzl, M. O’Brien, M. Samuels and Phillip Thomas (Drake)

“Glory,” Lonnie Lynn, Che Smith and John Stephens (Common and John Legend)

“Trap Queen,” Tony Fadd and Willie J. Maxwell (Fetty Wap)

Rap Album

“2014 Forest Hills Drive,” J. Cole
“Compton,” Dr. Dre
“If Youre Reading This Its Too Late,” Drake
“To Pimp a Butterfly,” Kendrick Lamar
“The Pinkprint,” Nicki Minaj

POP

Pop Duo/Group Performance

“Ship to Wreck,” Florence + the Machine
“Sugar,” Maroon 5
“Uptown Funk,” Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars
“Bad Blood,” Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar
“See You Again,” Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth

Traditional Pop Vocal Album

“The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern,” Tony Bennett and Bill Charlap
“Shadows in the Night,” Bob Dylan
“Stages,” Josh Groban
“No One Ever Tells You,” Seth MacFarlane
“My Dream Duets,” Barry Manilow (and Various Artists)

Pop Vocal Album

” Piece by Piece,” Kelly Clarkson
“How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful,” Florence + the Machine
” Uptown Special,” Mark Ronson
“1989,” Taylor Swift
“Before This World,” James Taylor

DANCE/ELECTRONIC MUSIC

Dance Recording

“We’re All We Need,” Above & Beyond featuring Zoe Johnston
“Go,” the Chemical Brothers
“Never Catch Me,” Flying Lotus featuring Kendrick Lamar
“Runaway (U & I),” Galantis
“Where Are U Now,” Skrillex and Diplo with Justin Bieber

Dance/Electronic Album

“Our Love,” Caribou
“Born in the Echoes,” the Chemical Brothers
“Caracal,” Disclosure
“In Colour,” Jamie XX
“Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack U,” Skrillex and Diplo

CONTEMPORARY INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC FIELD

Contemporary Instrumental Album

“Guitar in the Space Age!,” Bill Frisell
“Love Language,” Wouter Kellerman
“Afrodeezia,” Marcus Miller
“Sylva,” Snarky Puppy and Metropole Orkest
“The Gospel According to Jazz, Chapter IV,” Kirk Whalum

ROCK

Rock Performance

“Don’t Wanna Fight,” Alabama Shakes
“What Kind Of Man,” Florence + the Machine
“Something From Nothing,” Foo Fighters
“Ex’s & Oh’s,” Elle King
“Moaning Lisa Smile,” Wolf Alice

Metal Performance

“Identity,” August Burns Red
“Cirice,” Ghost
“512,” Lamb Of God
“Thank You,” Sevendust
“Custer,” Slipknot

Rock Song

“Don’t Wanna Fight,” Alabama Shakes, songwriters (Alabama Shakes)
“Ex’s & Oh’s,” Dave Bassett and Elle King, songwriters (Elle King)
“Hold Back the River,” Iain Archer and James Bay, songwriters (James Bay)
“Lydia,” Richard Meyer, Ryan Meyer and Johnny Stevens, songwriters (Highly Suspect)
“What Kind of Man,” John Hill, Tom Hull and Florence Welch, songwriters (Florence + the Machine)

Rock Album

“Chaos and the Calm,” James Bay
“Kintsugi,” Death Cab for Cutie
“Mister Asylum,” Highly Suspect
“Drones,” Muse
” .5: The Gray Chapter,” Slipknot

ALTERNATIVE

Alternative Music Album

“Sound & Color,” Alabama Shakes
“Vulnicura,” Björk
“The Waterfall,” My Morning Jacket
“Currents,” Tame Impala
“Star Wars,” Wilco

COUNTRY

Country Solo Performance

“Burning House,” Cam
“Traveller,” Chris Stapleton
“Little Toy Guns,” Carrie Underwood
“John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16,” Keith Urban
“Chances Are,” Lee Ann Womack

Country Duo/Group Performance

“Stay a Little Longer,” Brothers Osborne
“If I Needed You,” Joey+Rory
“The Driver,” Charles Kelley, Dierks Bentley and Eric Paslay
“Girl Crush,” Little Big Town
“Lonely Tonight,” Blake Shelton featuring Ashley Monroe

Country Song

“Chances Are,” Hayes Carll (Lee Ann Womack)
“Diamond Rings and Old Barstools,” Barry Dean, Luke Laird and Jonathan Singleton (Tim McGraw)
“Girl Crush,” Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna & Liz Rose (Little Big Town)
“Hold My Hand,” Brandy Clark and Mark Stephen Jones (Brandy Clark)
“Traveller,” Chris Stapleton (Chris Stapleton)

Country Album

“Montevallo,” Sam Hunt
“Pain Killer,” Little Big Town
“The Blade,” Ashley Monroe
“Pageant Material,” Kacey Musgraves
“Traveller,” Chris Stapleton

Here Are The Nominees For BET's 2015 Hip Hop Awards

The biggest stars in Hip Hop are set to meet for the 2015 edition of BET’s long running Hip Hop Awards. While Drake and Big Sean lead the nominations with 12 and 10 respectively, there are some pretty interesting nominations this year. Future has a lock on the “Mixtape of The Year” category with his threepeat of Monster, Beast Mode, and 56 Nights all being nominated in the same category. The award for “Lyricist of The Year” will be a hotly debated tussle between Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj, Big Sean, Drake, and J.Cole, which will probably lead to a lot of arguments regardless of who wins. Check out the nominees below while we await the winners of the categories on October 13:

Best Hip Hop Video
Big Sean featuring Chris Brown & Ty Dolla $ign – “Play No Games”
Big Sean featuring Drake & Kanye West – “Blessings”
Fetty Wap – “Trap Queen”
Kendrick Lamar – “Alright”
Nicki Minaj featuring Beyoncé – “Feeling Myself”

Best Collabo, Duo or Group
Big Sean f/ Drake & Kanye West – “Blessings”
Big Sean f/ E-40 – “IDFWU”
Fetty Wap f/ Monty – “My Way”
Nicki Minaj f/ Beyoncé – “Feeling Myself”
Nicki Minaj f/ Drake & Lil Wayne – “Truffle Butter”

Best Live Performer
Drake
J. Cole
Kanye West
Kendrick Lamar
Nicki Minaj

Lyricist of the Year
Big Sean
Drake
J. Cole
Kendrick Lamar
Nicki Minaj

Video Director of the Year
Alan Ferguson
Benny Boom
Chris Robinson/Lil Chris
Colin Tilley
Director X
 

DJ of the Year
DJ Drama
DJ Envy
DJ Esco
DJ Khaled
DJ Mustard

Producer of the Year
DJ Mustard
J. Cole
Kanye West
Mike Will Made-It
Pharrell Williams
Timbaland

MVP of the Year
Big Sean
Drake
Future
J. Cole
Kendrick Lamar
Nicki Minaj

Track Of The Year
“Alright” – Produced By Pharrell Williams & Sounwave (Kendrick Lamar)
“Blessings” – Produced By Boi-1da & Vinylz (Big Sean f/ Drake & Kanye West)
“Commas” – Produced By Dj Spinz & Southside (Future)
“IDFWU” – Produced By Dj Dahi, Dj Mustard, Kanye West & Key Wane (Big Sean f/ E-40)
“Trap Queen” – Produced By Tony Fadd (Fetty Wap)

Album Of The Year
Big Sean – Dark Sky Paradise
Drake – If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late
J. Cole – 2014 Forest Hills Drive
Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly
Nicki Minaj – The Pinkprint
Wale – The Album About Nothing

Who Blew Up Award
Bobby Shmurda
Dej Loaf
Fetty Wap
Rae Sremmurd
Tink

Hustler Of The Year
Dr. Dre
Drake
J. Cole
Jay Z
Nicki Minaj

Made-You-Look Award (“Best Hip Hop Style”)
A$AP Rocky
Dej Loaf
Drake
Kanye West
Nicki Minaj

Best Hip Hop Online Site
Allhiphop.Com
Complex.Com
Hotnewhiphop.Com
Rapradar.Com
Worldstarhiphop.Com

Best Club Banger
Big Sean featuring E-40 – “Idfwu” (Produced By Dj Dahi, Dj Mustard, Kanye West & Key Wane)
Dej Loaf – “Try Me” (Produced By Dds)
Fetty Wap – “Trap Queen” (Produced By Tony Fadd)
Future – “Commas” (Produced By Dj Spinz & Southside)
Rich Homie Quan – “Flex” (Ooh, Ooh, Ooh) (Produced By Dj Spinz & Nitti Beatz)

Best Mixtape
Future – 56 Nights
Future – Beast Mode
Future – Monster
Lil Wayne – Sorry 4 The Wait 2
Travis Scott – Days Before Rodeo

Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse
Drake – “Blessings” (Big Sean f/ Drake & Kanye West)
Drake – “My Way Remix” (Fetty Wap f/ Drake)
E-40 – “IDFWU” (Big Sean f/ E-40)
Kendrick Lamar – “Cla$$ic Man Remix” (Jidenna f/ Kendrick Lamar)
Lil Wayne – “Truffle Butter” (Nicki Minaj f/ Drake & Lil Wayne)

Impact Track
Big Sean f/ Kanye West & John Legend – “One Man Can Change The World”
Common & John Legend – “Glory” (From The Motion Picture “Selma”)
J. Cole – “Apparently”
J. Cole – “Be Free”
Kendrick Lamar – “Alright”

People’s Champ Award
Big Sean f/ Drake & Kanye West – “Blessings”
Fetty Wap – “Trap Queen”
Future – “Commas”
Kendrick Lamar – “I”
Rae Sremmurd – “No Type”
Rich Homie Quan – “Flex

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