This movie is a vast improvement on 3, but still never manages to hit the highs of the first two movies of the Alien series. Sigourney Weaver is finally starting to feel like she’s phoning Ripley in by now. She seems really bored, like she’s only there for a pay check. Continue reading
If this film was a standalone movie in the Alien series instead of a direct sequel to Aliens I would like it a lot more. The third movie does a good job of recapturing the suspense and thrills of the first two movies, even expanding Ripley’s character somewhat as well. Continue reading
James Cameron at his finest.
My two favourite genres are sci-fi and action. This is probably the best combination of the two out there. The only film that comes close is Terminator 2. The fact this is a sequel is even more impressive. Writer/Director James Cameron takes what was great about the first one and up the ante ten times. Continue reading
When I was first introduced to the Alien series, I saw the sequel Aliens before seeing this original from Ridley Scott. I loved Aliens so I wanted to see the first one. I was ten at the time and while Aliens is more of an action movie, Alien has its feet planted firmly in the horror genre. Continue reading