4:47 PM, June 8th, 2012


Remembering “Alien” And Anticipating “Prometheus”

Sprung from the gelatinous innards of an obscene egg on some far-off planet, a hideous, squidlike thing leaps onto the startled face of a hapless astronaut. Yuck!  What could be more basic than “Alien”? A crew of space travelers on a commercial mission picks up a strange organism on a remote planet and brings it aboard ship, where it disappears, metamorphoses and proceeds to eat our heroes one by one. 

Newsweek June 18, 1979

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2:42 PM, April 17th, 2012

New promo for Ridley Scott’s 'Prometheus,’ the ‘Alien’ prequel, featuring a creepy, robotic Michael Fassbender. Looks good. (h/t The Awl)

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