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‘The Elephant Man’ (1980): David Lynch’s Masterpiece Turns 40

The misunderstood monster is a theme storytellers have been fascinated with for generations. From Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein to Victor Hugo’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame, these stories have often brought to light mankind’s tendency to quickly judge the unknown and have gifted us valuable lessons on perception versus reality. As …

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Arrow Video Announces December, 2019 Releases

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Arrow Video is back with three all new releases for December, 2019. Just in time for the holidays! Arrow has put out some great stuff in 2019 and they’re closing the year out with a bang. All three new releases are coming to North American Blu-ray for the first time …

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‘Alien’ (1979): The 3 Best Things About Ridley Scott’s Epic

On June 22, 1979, American audiences were greeted with one of horror’s greatest sci-fi epics: Ridley Scott’s Alien. Let’s look at 3 things that make it great! But first, let’s start with this very stylish and freaky trailer: Note that these items aren’t listed in a particular order of importance. …

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Sneak Peak Of Six ‘Alien’ Universe Short Films Coming Soon!

Alien is the film that has touted that infamous tagline… “No one in space can hear you scream.” Not only did Ridley Scott’s film introduce us to a bad ass heroine named Ripley, who was played flawlessly by Sigourney Weaver, but the film also included other unforgettable performances. In probably …

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The Enduring Visual Appeal of Ridley Scott’s ‘Alien’

Alien (1979) is my favorite horror movie, and I’m not alone; according to IMDb, this sci-fi classic appears on lists of the best films of all time and has been selected as “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant” by the Library of Congress. Why is Alien so compelling? It appeared post-Star …

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