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Are you kidding? The Behind the Scenes Pic of the Day bled acid! Who knows what it’s gonna do when it’s dead?

Ahoy, squirts! Quint here with today’s Behind the Scenes Pic!

We swing back to Ridley Scott’s Alien today (good lord there are so many choice shots from the making of this flick) with a particularly suggestive shot of Scott with the Alien creature.

This would make quite a fun caption contest, but all I have to reward is my appreciation and admiration.

So, enjoy this great shot from a great flick, courtesy of reader Marko Marin! Click for a slightly bigger version!

 

 

Tomorrow’s Behind the Scenes Pic will say a prayer for a boy who couldn’t run as fast as it could.

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  • April 6, 2011, 7:51 p.m. CST

    No comment...

    by chuckmoose

  • April 6, 2011, 7:52 p.m. CST

    damn you chuckmoose...

    by FUNKYFLASHMAN

    damn you

  • April 6, 2011, 7:53 p.m. CST

    The Alien series is less than the sum of its parts

    by TresEquis

    Seriously, think of the talent involved - Scott, Cameron, and Fincher...in spite of how good some of the series is, it seems that with that level of talent it should have been improved upon.

  • April 6, 2011, 7:55 p.m. CST

    Mr Scott, let's play a little game...

    by Sean Dunham

    of Just The Tip.

  • April 6, 2011, 8:03 p.m. CST

    Having seen the future…

    by time2323

    after a drug induced hallucinagenic time-travel session with Mr. Giger, Sir Ridley decides to let the old phalic-headed lunk have a go. As the alien strides away with a hop in his step and a tune on his lips, a confused crew member asks: "What the hell was that all about?" Ridley: "Well, after seeing the future of the franchise, I figured this would be his only chance to be the one doing the raping rather than the one being raped."

  • April 6, 2011, 8:04 p.m. CST

    "Hmmm....

    by Quackfu

    Do I fuck him or eat him? Decisions decisions."

  • April 6, 2011, 8:06 p.m. CST

    its a testimony to Ridley Scotts direction..

    by nolan bautista

    ..that the alien in the finished film looked much more menacing. In this pic the alien looks like a bad Halloween prop.

  • April 6, 2011, 8:07 p.m. CST

    cagney

    by pmcloone

    angels with dirty faces. about time.

  • April 6, 2011, 8:16 p.m. CST

    "It's behind me, isn't it? Shit..."

    by Royston Lodge

    So say we all.

  • April 6, 2011, 8:18 p.m. CST

    Is this the infamous cut rape scene?

    by _Venkman

    Oh Giger, you and your crazy hyper sexual art.

  • April 6, 2011, 8:27 p.m. CST

    Ridley me this, Batman..

    by Snookeroo

    What's big, has a nasty temper, and leaves you with a bad case of xenoroids?

  • April 6, 2011, 8:39 p.m. CST

    There was really a lot of downtime on the ALIEN set!

    by MrMysteryGuest

  • and no spitting in your hand to lube up.. I learned my lesson last time :(

  • ANAL PROBE (in case nobody got the above joke).

  • April 6, 2011, 8:53 p.m. CST

    to quote family guy

    by bohdi71

    "I want to eat you with my little mouth too"

  • April 6, 2011, 8:58 p.m. CST

    awesome sauce

    by Wookie_1995

    Cool pic. I gotta agree with some previous post, why no matrix BTS pics? Just watched blu ray tron, have you guys done that movie yet?

  • April 6, 2011, 8:59 p.m. CST

    The costume looks weird with a human posture.

    by ROBRAM89

    He needs to be posed like an animal.

  • April 6, 2011, 9:02 p.m. CST

    Finally!

    by kermit_the_fraud

    The true story behind the tagline! Scott...the xenomorph...Friday night after a hard days shooting, all the other cast/crew gone home for the weekend.... Nope. No one heard the screaming. No one.

  • April 6, 2011, 9:05 p.m. CST

    In Sodomy, no-one can hear you scream

    by LargoJr

    but it's not rape if you yell "SURPRISE!" first

  • April 6, 2011, 9:07 p.m. CST

    all your anus are belong to us

    by S-Mart shopper

  • April 6, 2011, 9:16 p.m. CST

    I might be labeled an idiot, but I am curious

    by kermit_the_fraud

    Is THAT xenomorphs tail actually attached at the FRONT? Because it looks like it is. If so, I never knew/noticed that.

  • April 6, 2011, 9:23 p.m. CST

    "Hey ALIEN: Ridley, can I stick my finger in your belly button?"

    by Snookeroo

    RIDLEY: "Well, I guess so...." RIDLEY: "HEY! That's not my belly button!" ALIEN: "Surprise - that ain't my finger!"

  • April 6, 2011, 11:27 p.m. CST

    "Are you staring at my ass?"

    by TheSecondQuest

  • April 6, 2011, 11:36 p.m. CST

    A little background on this pic...

    by ufoclub1977

    Background which I thought was well known! Yes the tail is attached to the front for this setup. So it's kind of like a penis instead of a tail. Also this is a stuntman in the costume, not the tall skinny guy whose form the actual design was molded on by Giger. This is a shorter stubbier fit. This was of course for the scene where it is going up and down on cables to get Brett.

  • April 6, 2011, 11:51 p.m. CST

    Re: Testimony to Ridley Scott's direction

    by tbrosz

    nolan bautista: "its a testimony to Ridley Scotts direction that the alien in the finished film looked much more menacing. In this pic the alien looks like a bad Halloween prop." It's even more of a testimony that the first time I saw it it was most of the way through the picture before it was even clear it was humanoid.

  • April 6, 2011, 11:52 p.m. CST

    A little background on this pic...

    by ufoclub1977

    Yes the tail is attached to the front of the crotch for this configuration. In effect it's a penis, not a tail here. Of course this was all cut out in the editing. Also this is the stuntman in the costume for the flying wire part where it gets Brett. This is not the extremely tall thin guy whose form the alien design was literally molded on by Giger. So the actual appearance of the alien in these behind the scenes shots are not the intended ultra thin and long limbed/wide shouldered proportions. In my opinion the alien should not stand like an animal in an action pose either. It should stand in strange awkward alien poses, and for most of the movie Ridley Scott wisely chose to do just this and then hide it all in closeups and cuts.

  • April 7, 2011, 12:23 a.m. CST

    Alien: "I am so gonna tap that ass!"

    by elgato73

  • April 7, 2011, 12:35 a.m. CST

    "Because oxygen, gets you high Ridley!"

    by Smack_Teddy

  • April 7, 2011, 12:38 a.m. CST

    It's the only good Alien movie

    by disfigurehead

    Aliens is a decent action movie that happens to have Aliens in it. Alien is just classic. The mood, characters, direction. It's still scary. I love it. Plus I still have my 18 inch Kenner Alien. I did not see it in the theater but a year or so later at a convention.

  • April 7, 2011, 1:12 a.m. CST

    "Stop adjusting that fucking light..."

    by scumbag

    "It's right in my fucking eye line."

  • April 7, 2011, 1:43 a.m. CST

    Who's gonna be the COMPOSER on Prometheus?

    by Darth_Kong

  • April 7, 2011, 2:20 a.m. CST

    Such a great movie

    by GWARHOL

    And disfigurehead is correct, it's the only good one. Though I strongly believe that Alien3 could have been truly great had they gone with some of the earlier concepts (i.e., the wooden planet/monastery/monks/seductive alien). And even still, considering all the pain Fincher had to go through making that film it's a small miracle it turned out as good as it did. The extended non-theatrical version being the better version of the film. I tried to watch Aliens recently. It just plain sucked. Cameron's films do not stand the test of time. Most overrated film maker ever.

  • April 7, 2011, 3 a.m. CST

    Photo of Ridley Scott with a mate

    by AsimovLives

  • April 7, 2011, 3:03 a.m. CST

    As far i'm concerned, ALIEN is the best movie of the Alien Saga.

    by AsimovLives

    I know that ALIENS is the most popular movie by far. I know many even consider it the best. I really understand that feeling. Back in the day, i watched ALIENS 5 times at the theater, which is still my personal record of a theatrical attendence for a single movie. I loved ALIENS and it blew my mind when i saw it then. All of that chnaged when i saw ALIEN. I still love ALIENS and sharethe love of it with my geek compadres. But it's ALIEN who for me is the top movie of the saga. If i had to take one Alien movie to a desert island, ALIEN would be it.

  • April 7, 2011, 3:45 a.m. CST

    gwarhol

    by SonicRiver

    I hate to be an apologist for JC, but Aliens is a great film that has stood the test of time. I personally prefer it to Alien.For all intents and purposes, Alien had a shit screenplay that was saved by fantastic art design. The screenplay of Aliens was dynamite. The colonial marines were awesome. And Carter Burke! What a god.

  • April 7, 2011, 3:50 a.m. CST

    Don't think that's Bolaji in the suit there...

    by King_Knut

    Not tall enough, not long-limbed enough, not slender enough. Did anyone else suit up as the alien in that film?

  • April 7, 2011, 4:03 a.m. CST

    At one time Tex Cobb would do anything for a line of coke

    by Fred

  • I bet that in a Tongue and Cheek way he will show us a story that says, "This is the direction I wanted the story to go. There's a bigger picture to the story than just the Alien Xenomorphs."

  • He may show us SCARIER creatures.

  • It would be cool if they did but If they don't I'm fine without it.

  • April 7, 2011, 5:13 a.m. CST

    The looks of Alien is a funny thing

    by tomimt

    I mean, Aliens looks like it was done in the 80's, which it was. Camerons movies always look like they were done in the era they were done in, if you understand what I mean. Just look at T2 for an example. But Alien, just like Blade Runner, looks more timeless. Scott's movies got much stronger set design than most movies, so they manage to go through the time barrier, despite my computer got less flashing lights than Alien computers had.

  • April 7, 2011, 5:47 a.m. CST

    DUDE! Look Out Behind You!

    by NeonFrisbee

  • Watched them back to back sorta recently and it finally hit me how much better the original film is. The rollercoaster action of the second is fun, but a lot more of the cheesiness of it came out at me when watched them back-to-back -- atmospheric-gothic-horror-in-space vs. rollercoaster-ride-scifi-actioner. I still love both of them, and I was OBSESSED with ALIENS when I was a kid (I was 14 when it came out), but with age I appreciate ALIEN much more. I don't recognize any of the other movies in the franchise. The story beings with ALIEN and ends with ALIENS.

  • April 7, 2011, 7:11 a.m. CST

    Just watched the Season 4 Commentary of Venture Bros last night...

    by Shut the Fuck up Donny

    and Doc and Jackson were talking about having an Alien-esque Geiger penis. What wonderful timing for such a suggestive pic.

  • Alien (Beowulf)-monster that is the born of Kane,(kin of Cain) enters the ship (Hall) where he kills and devours. Is defeated by a hero who wears no protective armor. Monster has corrosive blood that can melt metal. Aliens (Beowulf) The hero descends to the underworld of the monster, dons protective armor and kills the monster's mother.

  • April 7, 2011, 8:01 a.m. CST

    "Do these pants make my bum look fat?"

    by v3d

    See what I did there? I almost used "ass", but remembered Scott's a Brit and this was shot in England. That was a close one.

  • April 7, 2011, 8:11 a.m. CST

    alien > all the alien sequels.

    by vulturess

    cant wait for prometheus.

  • April 7, 2011, 8:14 a.m. CST

    Shut defuck up about the goddamned MATRIX!!

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    Why defuck do I want to see a buncha people standing in front of a green screen? Jackass.

  • April 7, 2011, 8:24 a.m. CST

    Hey Choppah! I ain't no HOLLABACK girl!

    by Darth_Kong

  • Maybe ancient Space Jockey technology. Scott said Prometheus is the DARK SIDE of the moon. Is he speaking metaphorically or is there something there?

  • April 7, 2011, 8:41 a.m. CST

    Hehehehe...

    by Big_Daddy_Nero

    In Space, No One Can Hear You Ream

  • April 7, 2011, 8:46 a.m. CST

    Thanks, Marko Marin!

    by wtriker1701

    And now - ON YOUR FEET! WERDER BREMEN has a lot to offer, if you deliver!

  • April 7, 2011, 8:58 a.m. CST

    Relax, No One Was Bashing ALIENS, Turd

    by NeonFrisbee

    So weird the way people lose their minds about stuff on this site; usually based on misreading other people's posts. Weird. Anyways, as I said, quite clearly, I love both movies, but ALIEN is better.

  • April 7, 2011, 9:45 a.m. CST

    Did Ash say "the perfect oganism" or "the perfect orgasm"?

    by Fa_Tass_DinoMolester

    Let's find out, shall we? <p> BTW, can't fucking wait for Prometheus. <p> 2012: Ridley Scott's Prometheus and Part 1 of Peter Jackson's The Hobbit...Good Rod Serling's globular sweets!!!!

  • April 7, 2011, 9:47 a.m. CST

    "organism"

    by Fa_Tass_DinoMolester

    me and my typing illiteracy.

  • April 7, 2011, 10:42 a.m. CST

    Alien and Aliens are both insanely great...

    by WriteForTheEdit

    ...but for pure, heart-pounding horror, Alien is peerless. I'd say that is the scariest movie I have ever seen. And I've seen a fuckload of horror movies. The combination of dread, shock and repulsion is testicle-shriveling.

  • April 7, 2011, 10:55 a.m. CST

    @ neonfrisbee

    by dale_cooper

    Two quotes from this talkback: <br> "It's the only good Alien movie"<br> "And disfigurehead is correct, it's the only good one... I tried to watch Aliens recently. It just plain sucked. Cameron's films do not stand the test of time. Most overrated film maker ever."<br> So yeah, people were bashing "Aliens." And yes, those people are stupid. (I'm not a huge Cameron fan, by the way. But I do think "Aliens" and "Terminator" are indisputable classics.)

  • April 7, 2011, 10:57 a.m. CST

    hmm

    by lilgorgor

    http://i.imgur.com/wAwft.jpg

  • April 7, 2011, 11:17 a.m. CST

    turd_has_risen_from_the_gravy

    by AsimovLives

    It's not bashing Aliens, it's people stating preferences. And it's people prefering Alien over Aliens. You can live with that, can't you? And as far i can tell, i have not seen any real bashing of Aliens. So, easy, mate.

  • One idiot hates Aliens. Big deal!

  • Of course Braindead will scream that Aliens is a great movie, because he only speaks well of the good movies that are already established into the "geek cool". Who wanna bet he will say that Aliens is so much better then Alien? Because it's cooler to say so. I don't doubt that there are people who genuinaly prefer Aliens over alien, but if you want to be in the cool, you don't sy such things as "I think Alien is bette rthen Aliens". Only true believers would say such a thing. People who want to be in the cool wouldn't.

  • April 7, 2011, 11:30 a.m. CST

    DAT ASS!!!!!!

    by DangerDave

  • April 7, 2011, 11:32 a.m. CST

    Alien Novelization

    by menacingphantom

    When I was a kid a friend gave me the novelization because I was too young to go to Alien. That book scared the bechristus out of me!

  • April 7, 2011, 11:34 a.m. CST

    Two best science fiction movies of all time

    by Keith

    imo Alien and Blade Runner. And Scott has never made anything since that got remotely close to the quality of those two movies. Oh btw I did finally see Kingdom of Heaven (director's cut) last weekend, having had it recommended by several people. My opinion? Lots of things to like, but Orlando Bloom just couldn't carry the movie. It's not that he's a bad actor; it's just that he doesn't convince as a leader of men with a troubled past. He's too young, too model-like in his appearance, too pleasant and inoffensive with his voice. He looks like a boy in a man's world. Interesting to read that the entire thread with the leprous heir to the throne was removed for the theatrical release. That must have had a major effect, because for me it was one of the cornerstones of the narrative, the counterpart moral/spiritual dilemma to that of Balian considering the offer to have Guy done away with.

  • April 7, 2011, 11:36 a.m. CST

    Aliens is still a good movie

    by Keith

    Loved it perhaps more than any other when I was a teenager. And it's still a rock-solid piece of work. But Alien is on a different level. It's a fucking amazing slice of cinema. One of the few movies whose qualities have become more and more apparent to me over time.

  • April 7, 2011, 11:43 a.m. CST

    tomimt

    by Keith

    "But Alien, just like Blade Runner, looks more timeless." Agree completely. And it's a hard thing to pinpoint. As you say, I think it's the set design, and also the lighting. Cameron's penchant for backscreen projection also dates Aliens a little in places. Alien also has a more naturalistic feel to it. In part this is the script, which feels a little more rounded than that of Aliens. It also helps having quality actors across the board: Aliens has some good character actor work, but doesn't have the consistent top-tier calibre of actors that Alien has.

  • "I wish I could tell you that - but space is no fairy-tale world... and no one can hear you scream rape."

  • April 7, 2011, 11:48 a.m. CST

    mmmmmmm

    by thecheesegrommit

    mmmmmmmmm are those Dockers?

  • April 7, 2011, 11:50 a.m. CST

    Cameron's films

    by Keith

    "I tried to watch Aliens recently. It just plain sucked. Cameron's films do not stand the test of time. " The Terminator does. Still the single best genre movie of the 80s for me. One problem Aliens has now is that most people watch the director's cut, which is NOT a better cut than the original theatrical cut. The scene with Newt's family in the rover is just not good enough for commercial release imo, and makes the movie look more dated than should be the case. If they'd have removed that, it WOULD have been an improvement, because the little side-plot about Ripley's daughter and the sentry gun section both work well.

  • April 7, 2011, 11:52 a.m. CST

    Oh, wait...

    by Keith

    ...is that claim about The Terminator contradictory with my claim that BR was one of the two best science fiction movies of all time? (Thinks.) Okay, The Terminator is the single best *popcorn* genre movie of the 80s for me. (Because it's really a beautiful, poetic, philosophical film disguised as an action movie.)

  • April 7, 2011, 11:58 a.m. CST

    Alien and Aliens were the perfect Movie and Sequel

    by Big_Daddy_Nero

    Alien and Aliens are a perfect combination. They stand completely apart from one another in almost every way, and yet are bound together by similarities and familiarity. Alien is what it is: a horror/monster movie, masterfully created to maximize the claustrophobic sense of panic and dread. I just re-watched it recently with someone who had never seen it, and it was a joyous experience. It was slow, small, and intensely terrifying. Aliens was a complete departure in every way. Familiarity with Alien really does enhance the Aliens experience, but is of course in no way necessary. It turned everything up to 10, it raised the stakes, it gave us more humor, more memorable characters, great performances, and is one of the all-time greatest cinematic thrill rides. Amazingly fun, and every bit as good as Alien is, in it's own entirely different way. There is absolutely no reason to compare the two movies in a 'this one is better' kind of way. They are so different in tone and vision, they don't even occupy the same genres - horror vs adventure - and that is what makes them such a great pairing. And as great as Alien was think about the cultural impact in popular entertainment that Aliens has had: it essentially gave us Doom, Starcraft, Halo, and countless subsequent movies, including of course Avatar. Don't bash or belittle either one, they are both masterpieces. Now any OTHER 'Alien' movies, that's a different story. Alien3 was the biggest, most disappointing turd, such a let-down, so ruinous to the mythology and the entire franchise, I have basically put it out of my mind completely, it doesn't even exist. Like someone else said, the Alien universe began with Alien and ended with Aliens. As for Prometheus, well... here's hoping it will be something great.

  • ...unaware that he was about to be introduced to the xenowedgie....

  • ...should the xenomorph deem him an appropriate mate, a majestic display will follow"

  • April 7, 2011, 12:15 p.m. CST

    "hey fool, you lookin' mighty cute in them jeans..."

    by ckone

  • April 7, 2011, 12:15 p.m. CST

    @king_knut

    by Valaquen

    The Alien in this scene was played by Eddie Powell, probably best known as one of Christopher Lee's stuntmen. Powell played the Alien in all of its scenes until the Parker/Lambert death scene, where Bolaji Badejo took over. Badejo was planned to do the earlier scenes, but felt ill when suspended upside down in the Brett scene photographed here, and was too large to fit into the vent set for the Dallas death scene. Powell played an Alien in the sequel, Aliens, too. Badejo, unfortunately, died sometime in the mid 80's, apparently suicide. 1979 interview with Bolaji Badejo here: http://alienseries.blogspot.com/2010/10/bolaji-badejo-alien-there-was-one-part.html :)

  • April 7, 2011, 12:45 p.m. CST

    Which movie am I describing here?

    by Keith

    The movie starts with passengers in hypersleep, who awaken. There is a communications anomaly that must be investigated. The crew must undertake a slightly choppy ride down through the atmosphere to land on the surface of the LV-426 planetoid. The facehugger creatures are the first encountered. The birth of a chestburster heralds the onset of the major danger, from the warrior class. The team catch their breath after the first deadly encounter and discuss how to deal with the situation. There is a side-plot in the middle concerning a traitor who has the company's interests at heart and is willing to expend the lives of the others for that purpose. There is a motion-tracking technology that detects the presence of the alien, but the humans fail to think properly in three dimensions, and are caught out. The team decide to escape from the alien menace, but an imminent nuclear detonation is a secondary danger that must be faced. A calm female voice counts down towards the imminent detonation. Ripley decides that she must devote time to the saving of a small innocent from the situation. An escape is made, right in the nick of time before the nuclear explosion. Unfortunately, an alien has stowed away on board the escaping ship. The final alien must be confronted, fought, and blasted out of the airlock. The survivors finally enter hypersleep.

  • April 7, 2011, 12:49 p.m. CST

    Aliens, since

    by Valaquen

    "The team decide to escape from the alien menace, but an imminent nuclear detonation is a secondary danger that must be faced." Ripley initiates the self-destruct sequence in the original movie as a last resort against the Alien, when she is the sole survivor, long after the timeline you have written :D Kind of like the Lincoln/Kennedy assassination 'coincidences,' where you amplify similarities and distort others. But it's no secret that Aliens shares narrative symmetry with Alien, being a sequel and all. There's the major tonal shift to be taken into account too.

  • April 7, 2011, 1:24 p.m. CST

    Asi, I BELIEVE.

    by Darth_Kong

  • April 7, 2011, 1:32 p.m. CST

    @ingeld

    by Civil Attourney

    I thought I was the only person who noticed this. I wrote a paper on it in high school, dissecting the re occurrence of the Beowulf myth throughout popular cutlure. Predator is actually an even better parallel with Beowulf.

  • April 7, 2011, 2:04 p.m. CST

    Sorry for the double post, but to elaborate my point....

    by darthderp

    How could he duplicate Alien? By the time '86 came out, everyone (who was interested) knew what the Alien looked like, so that element of surprise was gone. Fortunately, the Alien is such a creature that, even when you see it coming, your instinct is to run screaming in the opposite direction. So, Cameron apparently decided to make less of a horror movie, but more of an action thriller. And it sure does work. Not only that, but that movie helped Ripley evolve from just another character to a genuine feminine action hero, paving the way for Linda Hamilton in T2...and BTW, Angelina Jolie would be NOWHERE without this movie, IMO

  • Remember what Ridley said about Gods and Engineers?

  • April 7, 2011, 2:22 p.m. CST

    Darth Kong...

    by darthderp

    Maybe the space jockeys created the aliens as their own bioweapon, only to have them turn on their creators.... Maybe?

  • April 7, 2011, 2:28 p.m. CST

    Actually the smartest thing Cameron did with ALIENS....

    by v3d

    was to ripoff Robert Heinlein. He even had the balls to include the line about a "bug hunt".

  • April 7, 2011, 2:33 p.m. CST

    It still astounds me that a penis...

    by Fawst

    became one of the scariest movie creatures of all time. "Alien" is tremendous. Like my cock. Just sayin'.

  • April 7, 2011, 3:02 p.m. CST

    movienut401

    by Darth_Kong

    Yeah, I think Ridley said that once. But there's probably going to be a lot more surprises in Prometheus I imagine.

  • April 7, 2011, 3:16 p.m. CST

    Great post above "Which movie..." by misterdarcy

    by ufoclub1977

    I do respect Cameron's storytelling pace and editing, but conceptually he still hasn't hit a great idea that intrigues me. Concept scavenger and tweaker! I'd hire him as a story editor on the script level. If the goal is to make some artistically sound movie.

  • April 7, 2011, 4:04 p.m. CST

    Valaquen

    by Keith

    "Ripley initiates the self-destruct sequence in the original movie as a last resort against the Alien, when she is the sole survivor, long after the timeline you have written" But then tries to abort it, because the route to the Narcissus is blocked. And by the time she's failed to abort, she's REALLY short on time. So the nuclear explosion becomes the single most urgent threat to Ripley at that stage of the movie. It's outside of her control, and will kill her unless she escapes.

  • April 7, 2011, 4:08 p.m. CST

    Sithmenace

    by Keith

    "Also, Cameron almost completely changed the genre of the second film, while still making it a structural clone of the first, and keeping most of the atmosphere from Alien intact. Not an easy thing to do while still delivering a great movie." I agree completely. In the bullet point list, it's the same film. But it FEELS like a completely different film, because it's a different genre, and that's a noteworthy achievement. You don't really notice that the plot framework is so similar. Reminds me of an idea I'd like to see done as an interesting experiment/stunt: give the same script to two directors, and have them both bring out their own versions of it (with different casts, different soundtracks, possibly very different emphases) in the same month.

  • April 7, 2011, 4:50 p.m. CST

    @ misterdarcy

    by Valaquen

    I know, but it's not the set-up that the Atmosphere Processor is. It's a moot point really, they're great movies no matter what elements they share. Aliens is an amped up Alien.

  • April 7, 2011, 9:40 p.m. CST

    Mr. Scott, from behind, you look a bit like Sasha Grey

    by tritium

  • April 7, 2011, 9:53 p.m. CST

    In space...no one can hear a ginger scream!

    by tritium

  • April 7, 2011, 9:54 p.m. CST

    Mr T's voice coming from Alien 'Bend over so I can fuck you in the ass! Uhhh'

    by Hey_Kobe_Tell_Me_How_My_Ass_Tastes

  • April 8, 2011, 12:56 a.m. CST

    smackfu: Xeno/director mating

    by spire_walk

    Oh fuck that was hilarious. You have won the internet this day I tell you.

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