Jun 012012
 

OK, just back from the first showing and wow, the cinema was pretty full. Guessing at their ages they, like me, were mostly 1st-generation “Alien” addicts.

Review in a nutshell? Well, stunning cinematography and plenty of thrills along the way and some super gadgets but as scientists they were a pretty annoying with clearly no systematic approach to the task presented to them. A pretty reckless bunch of idiots with little or no scientific procedure! On a mission like this, I might have taken a few trained grunts with big guns (as they did in “Aliens”). Oh, and robots? How many times do you need to be told not to trust them!?

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Jun 012012
 

OK, so where are you going today? Me? After 33 years? I’m off to see a movie…

Do you remember 1979? I do. I remember where I was when I watched Ridley Scott’s “Alien” for the first time. I was staying with my Brother in Syston, Leicestershire. It’s probably been my all-time favourite movie since. I cannot recall how many times I have watched it, both on video tape and DVD.

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