• Alien
    2 minutes 48 seconds
    Added: May 9, 2008

Critic Review - Chicago Reader

An empty-headed horror movie with nothing to recommend it beyond the disco-inspired art direction and some handsome, if gimmicky, cinematography.

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First Last

I'm thinking this guy is borderline retarded. Read his review.

Jun 21 - 10:44 PM

The Lion King

James Foley

Snuffelupecus, I'm thinking you're borderline retarded.

Sep 30 - 05:53 AM


butterz bunnies

im thinking you retarted, idiot

Sep 2 - 02:30 AM

Tyler S.

Tyler Sweet

No you and Dave Kehr are both retarded

Mar 24 - 05:05 PM


Jason Metcalf

I'm thinking I agree with you Snuffelupecus....there always has to be a few people who think the sky isnt blue. This guy and the other person who are sagging the tomatometer should be reviewing soap opras instead of masterpiece films.

Jul 25 - 05:46 PM


Dylan Sigaty-Hawkes

Well this little gift gave the sequel %100 so tell me how that makes sense. Also I'm not too sure it's a man.

Jan 18 - 10:39 AM


Dylan Sigaty-Hawkes

Well this little gift gave the sequel 100% so tell me how that makes sense. Also I'm not too sure its a man.

Jan 18 - 10:39 AM

Jeremy Olson

Jeremy Olson

Awesome, you read my mind with your entire statement!

Feb 15 - 12:11 AM

Javier Guillermo

Javier Guillermo

hey hey, don't insult retarded people

Oct 21 - 04:29 PM

A Wise M.

A Wise Man

Thats a man?

Jul 30 - 09:36 AM


Dino ?tatebriga

Jun 27 - 01:12 PM


Kyle Cook

Jul 27 - 07:29 PM


Andy Y

Disco inspired art????

Aug 1 - 10:56 PM

Peter W.

Peter Winters

When I watch this movie I always get down and boogie

Aug 29 - 10:23 AM

Ghost Robot

Dan Smith

Sep 4 - 09:46 AM


Tom Danger

Notice how 97% of critics disagree with you? That's right. No one likes you, Dave. Do us all a favour and never visit RT again.

Sep 7 - 06:08 AM

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James Foley

It's just his damn opinion. It is NOTHING worth telling someone to actually leave a website.

Sep 30 - 05:54 AM

David Escalante

David Escalante

It's not an opinion, is criticism.

Oct 31 - 07:30 PM

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James Foley

It's just his damn opinion. It is NOTHING worth telling someone to actually leave a website.

Sep 30 - 05:56 AM

Alex E.

Alex Espinoza

but his opinion is stupid...:P

Dec 5 - 01:42 PM

William Sinclair

William Sinclair

It's fine to express opinion, however this critic is expressing it as if it were fact.

Jun 5 - 06:37 AM

Marc Webb

Marc Webb

STFU the lion king! Stop defendin retarded assholes because all that makes you is another retarded asshole who cannot see the greatness of Alien.

Sep 21 - 08:05 PM

John Church

john church

you are very wrong

Oct 29 - 08:51 AM


Beasley Cash

Dec 7 - 11:46 PM

Peter W.

Peter Winters


Aug 29 - 10:15 AM


Craig Smith

Lonely man...

Dec 20 - 09:23 PM


James Derek Dwyer

I knew this guy was a moron. Vindication!

Jan 2 - 02:46 PM


Matthew Starner

Wow. Are you sure you watched the movie? Judging by your "review" you sure as hell didn't because even if you zoned in and out of the movie you would know it was wrong. I don't even know how you can even call THAT a review. Seriously, a paragraph? Pathetic.

(Yeah, a little late, but whatever...)

Mar 26 - 05:25 PM


Martin Kalisz

I can't believe there is a human on this planet capable to write something like that about Alien. Dave, try to do carwashing instead...

Jun 3 - 03:21 PM


chris mccabe

disco inspired!?! LOL

what a sad sack of movie critic ****e.

Jul 6 - 09:40 PM


Alan Palacios

he's a guy? i thought he was chick, lol.

Jul 6 - 11:29 PM


chris mccabe

I suspect he'd be a prime candidate for alien birthing.

Jul 7 - 03:17 PM


Perry Peka

Empty headed horror movie!? I thought all horror movies required us to park our common-sense for the duration. I suggest you give up reviewing the genre because you obviously don't get it ..pathetic.

Jul 9 - 07:11 AM

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James Foley

This is pathetic. This is utterly disturbing. What is your people's problems? Kill yourselves if you have to make things personal when a man doesn't like a movie, which isn't all that "brilliant" or "fantastic" as many think. Seriously, just shut the **** up, grow some balls, and if you want anyone to actually care about what feeble excuses for opinions you idiots have, then become a real film critic.

Sep 30 - 05:50 AM


Peter Kelsey

Your trying to to take the moral high ground by calling people idiots and telling them to "shut the **** up, grow some balls" and "kill themselves"? Interesting.

Nov 5 - 06:41 AM

Dave K.

Dave Kehr

Well well Lion King, if that is your real name. Maybe I should just call you by your real name, Dave Kehr ... I can't believe you would sink this low. Making a second account just to defend your review. What is the world coming to when a man woman has to use his alter ego "Lion King" to defend himself.

Dec 17 - 05:48 PM

Billy Donavan

Nick Catalfamo

That comment was the funniest thing I've read this week

Oct 31 - 09:03 AM

j t.

j torres

The Lion King,shut up!

Apr 2 - 05:51 PM


A.L. Green

Wow! What a lonely idiot. I can see him now, in the theatre, with a huge tub of p-corn - ALONE!... You helped to ruin what would otherwise have been a perfect review with your one paragraph that didn't make all that much sense. Oh well, se la vie... (but that was an idiotic review)

Oct 22 - 07:31 PM


Slpknt92 Johnson


Nov 28 - 03:58 PM

Mike W.

Mike Wardle

"Disco inspired art direction"...

Oh certainly. Whenever I think disco I think of low-lit panoramic fleshscapes and claustrophobic bio-industrial passageways. It's true that H.R. Giger is known in many circles as "the King of Disco".

Jan 15 - 10:52 PM


Brendan McCormack

This is gold

Sep 14 - 04:37 PM

Michael M.

Michael Moan


May 24 - 11:31 PM

Rob Schoenthaler

Rob Schoenthaler

One of the best statements I've ever read on RT, thank you

May 21 - 04:21 AM

Daniel B.

Daniel Burke

You really are a bad critic Dave. You're probably really proud of yourself being a 'non-conformist' critic but you're not, you're plain stupid.

Jan 26 - 04:50 PM

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