Tip over your toybox to make room for the Nostromo crew and their terrifying stowaway.
Believe it or not, Ripley, the gun toting, cat loving, heroine of the Alien film franchise, almost met her fate long before she would’ve gotten the chance in a lackluster third installment.
Catch up on the entire Alien saga in just 7 minutes right here.
Even at the script stage, Ridley Scott already had the legendary visuals of Alien in his head.
Dark deeds are happening on LV-426 and this frosty combat footage is boot-deep in the bug-hunt carnage.
There are a lot of gruesome moments in Ridley Scott's 1979 classic Alien, but it still seems a bit harsh that the UK film ratings board gave the flick an X rating back when it was first released. So why'd they hit the film with such a restriction? They thought it would confuse teens about how sex works. No, really.
It's amazing what can be done with nothing more than a computer, time and a boatload of talent. So before the Hollywood bidding war kicks off, check out the latest hit sci-fi short that has studios salivating.
Ever since we were putting goldfish bowls on our heads as kids (oh come on, you know you did that) we've dreamed about the joy of strapping on our very own space helmet and blasting off. And even if none of us can be astronauts, we'll always have the movies, as this awesome space helmet supercut reminds us.
Ridley Scott is responsible for two of the most important sci-fi films ever made—Alien and Blade Runner. His return to the Alien franchise, Prometheus, may have seen a mixed response, but that doesn't make us any less excited that the book he most wanted to make a film of has finally found a screenwriter.