Until early last year, I had never seen an Alien movie. Disgraceful, I know. In preparation for the release of Prometheus and Ridley Scott‘s return to sci-fi and the world that terrorized the genre, I watched Alien and Aliens for the first time. Eventually, when the New Year arrived, I bought the Alien Anthology Blu-Ray Collection.
Now that I’ve finally cracked open the 6-disc set, I can say with absolute confidence that this is the finest blu-ray set I’ve ever seen. The movies look and sound incredible and the amount of supplemental material is so staggering it’s to the point of being overwhelming.
So enjoy my review. A set this magnificent definitely deserves a thorough review. Continue reading
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Release Date: May 25, 1979
Director: Ridley Scott
Writer: Dan O’Bannon
Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Ian Holm, John Hurt
This week’s trailer Tuesday is a little different. In honor of a big review I’m posting on Friday, I decided to share the trailer for Ridley Scott’s sci-fi classic Alien.