Alien – 1979 Ridley Scott

Certainly seems like the offspring off 1951’s the thing from another world and kubrick’s 2001 Weaver had one other role and her debut in a quick shot as woody’s date I believe in annie hall but what a tremendous casting find here I absolutely love the first 45 minutes. It’s patience, building tension and gorgeous production design and mise-en-scene Clearly, Ridley Scott is not Kubrick but visually he’s closer to Kubrick than George Lucas There’s some similarities between the ship, also the Mother/HAL and Ian Holm’s icy “ash” character Anyone calling this a straight B-movie as an insult to