Ridley Scott’sย Alien is one of the most obvious science fiction classics ever committed to film. ย Every single aspect of this masterpiece is tightly woven and meticulously constructed. ย It’s probably that, along with its great tale, keeping it so richly alive over the years since its release. ย Now drowning in accolade, it seems the critics most definitely do get things right from time to time. ย It’s still the best film in the series that followed it too, itself a notableย collection of flicks (even if it does devolve across its course). ย Standing tall as a perpetual influence on the genre,ย Alien is far more than a lauded product of its time.…   [continue reading]