Aliens – 1986 Cameron

Both this and it’s predecessor from Ridley Scott are sci-fi films (and I’m not big into genre definitions and discussions) but it’s also easier to think of alien (1979) as more of a horror film and aliens (1986) here from Cameron as an action or even a war film It’s extremely funny- mainly due to Bill Paxton who as I said before is superb here. Although Cameron regular Michael Biehn is good as “Hicks”, Paxton is the second most important actor to this film after Weaver Certainly I see some similarities with Rambo and some of the other action

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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

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