Alien

Alien

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  • 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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Heffe

Jeff Collins

Hey Lion king... irony's a *****. Can't movies like this be retired after so long. this douche reviewed it in 2007. 20 years after???

Jan 9 - 12:41 PM

James B.

James Bong

this guy hated every original star wars and indiana jones.

he looks like an old tranny though, that's why he is pissed

Jan 21 - 01:33 AM

Neophyte555

Dig Bick

its funny because its true

Apr 28 - 02:15 PM

Mark C.

mark conroy

Disco-inspired?!?!?!?! WTF!! well you need to elaborate on a statement like that which you dont in your full comment

Feb 13 - 05:44 AM

Fisheth24

Andrew Scarlett


"This idiot even gave The Empire Strikes Back a negative review. Does that tell you anything?"

Andrew W.

Sorry, I quoted you there, but I totally agree with you. Alien is a staple of film making of the past thirty years, and you know. Alien still stands up, possibly because they never showed the alien in full form (minus one scene).

I honestly think this guy (as others has said) is trying to be non conformist and voicing an opinion that isn't his own.

But if it is your opinion, I'm cool with that. Just millions of people disagree with him.

Feb 20 - 03:40 AM

Fisheth24

Andrew Scarlett


"This idiot even gave The Empire Strikes Back a negative review. Does that tell you anything?"

Andrew W.

Sorry, I quoted you there, but I totally agree with you. Alien is a staple of film making of the past thirty years, and you know. Alien still stands up, possibly because they never showed the alien in full form (minus one scene).

I honestly think this guy (as others has said) is trying to be non conformist and voicing an opinion that isn't his own.

But if it is your opinion, I'm cool with that. Just millions of people disagree with him.

Feb 20 - 03:41 AM

Neophyte555

Dig Bick

YOUR DOING THIS ON PURPOSE! KILL YOURSELF! NOW!

Feb 25 - 10:36 AM

Hawaiianguy2991

Matthew Rodrigues

what a douchebag

Mar 4 - 12:11 PM

tred t.

tred tred

It still stands the test of time and its my favourite sci fi film of all time, suspenseful dark brooding with a fantastic music score,Dave you need therapy.

Apr 6 - 07:39 AM

JT B.

JT Blakely

That is, the stupidest thing I have ever read. "empty headed" speak for yourself. I can't even tell if you're a man or a woman.

Apr 9 - 11:54 PM

AdRoN

adrian laney

YOU KNOW WHAT!? EVERY SINGLE GOOD MOVIE THERE IS OUT THERE YOU REVIEW IT AND SAY ITS CRAP. IM REALLY GETTING PISSED WITH YOU.

May 9 - 05:42 PM

Doug M.

Doug Masters

You guys... are all crazy. Such ire over a movie review. And anyone who knows anything about movies knows this film was definatly gimmicky. Albeit enjoyable but still it was pretty much a horror movie in space.

Anyone who gets as angry as you people do over reviews really lose all credibility

May 21 - 03:36 PM

Awesome-O 4000

Brad Cunningham

Disco inspired? It's a freaking spaceship with a freaking alien! What movie did you watch?

Jun 4 - 05:10 PM

Joseph K.

Joseph Kelly

Could not agree more.

Jun 13 - 10:57 PM

Sebastien S.

Sebastien St-Pierre Robert

You are an empty-headed *****. Face a wall forever.

Jun 16 - 01:02 PM

Colin J.

Colin Jacobs

This review looked more like someone complaining on Youtube.

Jul 13 - 01:31 PM

Johnny Zero

Sean Murdoch

Eh... Disco? I think you might have watched the wrong film mate.

Jul 22 - 06:37 AM

Myerla

Elliot Newton

I have to disagree, this is a great film.

Aug 11 - 11:39 AM

Tom P.

Tom P

I appreciate that everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but you are a douche - pure and simple. You haven't provided a valid argument to back up your claims and are deliberately dragging down the ratings of good films just to get noticed.

"Disco inspired"?! I've seen Saturday Night Fever, and it didn't remind me of Alien one bit. Moron.

Aug 25 - 02:34 PM

Space Ranger

Larry Mckinney

Hey Dave,if you reveiw movies stick with the chick flicks,that would be more up your alley.Alien is one of the best movies ever made.Your reveiw is as stupid as you are...and stop hanging out in all those truck stop bathrooms.

Sep 15 - 02:51 PM

jalfreziboy

mark ashworth

Dave Kehr - please explain how you came up with the conclusion that Alien is 'an empty headed horror' with 'disco inspired art' and then write a positive review for the classic, Red Sonja, quoting 'a great looking film with wildly imaginative sets' - what fills your head Dave?

Oct 15 - 01:28 PM

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