Actors Of "Alien"
Characters Of "Alien"
Director of "Alien"
Critics Of "Alien"
June 30, 2015 Still one of the creepiest, scariest, most shocking films ever.Read in Source
May 04, 2016 There have also been digital restorations and improvements to the original film's negative and sound mix, but the best thing about this rerelease is simply the opportunity to see the awesome Alien in theatres again.Read in Source
Globe and Mail
June 30, 2015 Seen again a quarter-century later, we marvel at how the filmmaker generates so much tension and sweat with a bare minimum of moving parts.Read in Source
August 16, 2007 The limited strengths of its staple sci-fi horrors always derived from either the offhand organic/ Freudian resonances of its design or the purely (brilliantly) manipulative editing and pacing of its above-average shock quota.Read in Source
October 22, 2010 It is depressing to watch an expensive, crafty movie that never soars beyond its cold desire to score the big bucks.Read in Source
June 30, 2015 It's tempting to describe the brilliantly staged scenes of horror and surprise but it would be a shame not to allow the film to reveal its own secrets, enough to say that the tension is savage and you are held in suspense right up to the end frames.Read in Source
November 17, 2011 The limited strengths of its staple sci-fi horrors always derived from either the offhand organic/ Freudian resonances of its design or the purely (brilliantly) manipulative editing and pacing of its above-average shock quota.Read in Source
New York Daily News
May 25, 2016 This is a screamingly spooky sci-fi tale with more than a few echoes of "The Thing" but echoes which enhance rather than detract.Read in Source
October 28, 2011 The most startling thing watching Alien again is its pacing. For the first 45 minutes, little happens. It's all slow, exquisite build-up, which makes the second half seem all the more horrific.Read in Source
Daily Telegraph (UK)
June 30, 2015 A sci-fi thriller of palpable, nerve-tingling tension, with Sigourney Weaver -- playing warrant officer Ellen Ripley -- in stunning form.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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