Alien (1979) - Engineering Terror
by The Discarded Image
Alien takes a B movie premise and presents it as an art film. The Discarded Image takes a closer look at the first half of the film, to understand how Ridley Scott builds tension leading up to the infamous “chestbuster” scene.
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