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Entries Tagged as 'Aliens'

Attack Ships On Fire Off the Shoulder Of Orion

July 13th, 2011 · 2 Comments

“For me, it’s still, emotionally, falls short of total satisfaction because I just think there is an emotional logic and a sort of a narrative logic that doesn’t run as true as I feel that it should do, and in a sense I felt that what we made was an incredibly beautiful looking – as […]

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Tags: Aliens · Ambiguous ending · Based on novel · Cult favorite · Dreams and visions · Famous line · Femme fatale · Forensic evidence · Interrogation · Inventors and Tinkerers · Man vs. machine

Ulla Harms Does Not Exist

October 25th, 2010 · 2 Comments

As days get shorter, nights get longer and All Hallow’s Eve beckons, I can say that I won’t be wandering the streets dressed as Chewbacca begging for candy. What I can’t say is whether or not at my age, horror movies still have any surprises left in them. In the search for originality, it’d be […]

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Tags: Aliens · Coming of age · Dreams and visions · Father/son relationship · Femme fatale · Mother/son relationship

Taking You Over Cell for Cell, Atom for Atom

July 1st, 2010 · 5 Comments

In the month of July, I take a look at films released in my very favorite film stock and aspect ratio: black & white in anamorphic. Unless they’re being financed with credit cards, movies are rarely shot like this anymore because they’re impossible to sell to television. Yet these dreams sneak onto Turner Classic Movies […]

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Tags: Aliens · Based on novel · Crooked officer · Dreams and visions · End of the world · Famous line · Forensic evidence · Paranoia · Psychoanalysis · Small town · Train