As this disappointing summer of distinctly average blockbusters draws to a close, it’s nice to welcome back ?for a limited period only, admittedly ?a familiar old f(r)iend to show the new boys how to do it. ALIEN is back on the big screen ?and it’s really the only place to see this classic sci-fi horror movie, now looking and sounding better than ever before.

ALIEN, incredibly only director Ridley Scott’s second feature ?is a certified classic film. Directed with supreme confidence and with an impressive mastery of the genre’s tropes, the film has lost none of its edge or power over the last twenty-four years and, despite quantum leaps in technology which make ALIEN looked positively prehistoric (purely from a visual effects perspective, you understand), the lack of slick, soulless CGI and the presence of a tight, inte ]]>

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