The film centers around an apocalyptic end of the world scenario. While zombie like creatures hunt down and kill the last remaining humans, 6 people hide out in an old 100 year old theatre. Mysteriously, the zombie creatures refuse to come near the theatre…what could possibly be worse than flesh devouring, blood vomiting creatures? The 6 people trapped inside the theatre will soon find out…
With the June 8th release of Ridley Scott’s Prometheus fast approaching, we thought we’d take a look back at the original Alien franchise with which it “shares strands of DNA.” Whether or not there are xenomorphs as we know them in Prometheus, it’s abundantly clear that it takes place in the same universe.
In the weeks leading up to the release of that film I’m going to revisit the four films in the Alien franchise (sorry, not going to subject myself to AVP) in order to gather my thoughts in anticipation of the new outing. Last week I revisited Alien: Resurrection and absolutely hated it. The week before that I revisited Alien 3 and discovered a lot to like.
Now we come down to the two titans in the series, and this week I’m taking another look at Aliens. This is one of my favorite movies and I bet it’s one of yours as well. But what makes it tick? And is it better than Alien?
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