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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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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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‘Poltergeist III’ (1988): 30 Years of Creating Fears of Mirrors

Ever have a fear of something? Where did this fear develop? Many of mine actually came from my fanatic love of horror movies as a child, especially the three Poltergeist movies. This June 10th marks the 30th anniversary of the third movie in the series, Poltergeist III, which released in …

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