Alien 40th anniversary


Ridley Scott Was the 4th Choice to Direct 'Alien'

Ridley Scott Was the 4th Choice to Direct 'Alien'

We're celebrating the 40th anniversary of one of the most influential space films ever made, Alien. Imagine if you will, a world where Ridley Scott DIDN'T direct the 1979 science fiction-horror classic, because it almost happened. He was actually the 4th choice to tackle the movie, which was his second feature-length film. "I was the fourth choice," […]

Tom Skerritt Talks the Power of Women on 'Alien' 40th Anniversary

Tom Skerritt Talks the Power of Women on 'Alien' 40th Anniversary

40 years ago, we learned that in space, no one can hear you scream when Alien first opened in theaters, and audiences have been screaming ever since. Almost everyone in the cast (who are still with us in this lifetime) still speaks about that experience on the Nostromo with a reverence and respect, almost everyone learned […]

[LV426] Happy 40 Birthday 'Alien': Let's Watch 'Harvest'

[LV426] Happy 40 Birthday 'Alien': Let's Watch 'Harvest'

Remember when we told you earlier this year that to celebrate the landmark 40th anniversary of Ridley Scott's genre-defining film Alien, and that we were getting a crop of short films released on LV-426?  That day has some, fans of Ellen Ripely, that day has come. The fifth of the 6 short films released by FOX via […]

Spoiler Free Review of Four Films From the Alien 40th Anniversary Anthology

Four of six short films being released for the 40th anniversary of 20th Century Fox's Alien franchise premiered at C2E2 this morning and I was lucky enough to get into the screening.  The six shorts were all created by emerging new filmmakers to celebrate the iconic sci-fi franchise.  I have been a fan of the […]

'Alien' 40th Anniversary Celebration Continues With 6 Short Films

We freaking love Alien around here at Bleeding Cool, and the continued celebration of the 40th anniversary of Ridley Scott's elegant science fiction masterpiece has us super excited. Along with the brand-new 4K special edition of the film, we're getting six, SIX, entries into the franchise by way of short films. After story and idea 550 pitches […]