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The Alien Saga Reviews

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Alien is a triumph of style over substance, of lean over fat.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid

November 7, 2006
Blake French
Filmcritic.com

... one of the few films that can be predicted perfectly, but it?s so well crafted?and so damn exciting?that we just don?t care.

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 4/5

November 23, 2003
Harry Guerin
RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland)

Nearly a quarter of a century down the line, a great film has been made greater.

Full Review Source: RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland) | Original Score: 4/5

November 14, 2003
Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com

It remains one of the best examples of sustained tension.

Full Review Source: EricDSnider.com | Original Score: B+

November 6, 2003
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

When Scott was finished, he thought it was too long and that the added material threw the pacing off. Therefore, he cut his own Director's Cut. (Alien Quadrilogy)

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 9/10

November 6, 2003
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile

Whether this is the first time you have seen Alien, or the third or fourth... The tension never abates - the film never lets you off the hook.

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

November 6, 2003
Paul Arendt
Teletext

'A chance to see Ridley Scott's ruthlessly efficient shocker back where it belongs, on the big screen.'

Full Review Source: Teletext

November 5, 2003
Todd Gilchrist
FilmStew.com

For reviewer Todd Gilchrist, puberty began in earnest when he witnessed Sigourney Weaver getting physical aboard a doomed spaceship.

Full Review Source: FilmStew.com

November 4, 2003
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

Still one scary mother.

Full Review Source: One Guy's Opinion | Original Score: A-

November 4, 2003
Pete Croatto
Filmcritic.com

fuller and scarier

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 4/5

November 2, 2003
Steve Schneider
Orlando Weekly

Thrill again to how thoroughly conceived the whole thing is, how impeccably acted and genuine in its suspense.

Full Review Source: Orlando Weekly | Original Score: 5/5

October 31, 2003
Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press
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Turns out not to be one of those movies that improves in the memory, but actually is better than you remember, mostly because it puts its multitude of imitators to shame.

Full Review Source: Detroit Free Press | Original Score: 4/4

October 31, 2003
Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News
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Scott knew how to create tension, and the movie still has plenty of white-knuckle impact, although it's a little tamer than I remembered.

| Original Score: B+

October 31, 2003
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
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What you will find is that the old mayhem is still masterful and that there is nothing like the big screen for this type of mortally wounded space exploration.

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 3.5/4

October 31, 2003
Lawrence Toppman
Charlotte Observer

Watching it again reminded me how remarkably the sound engineers did their jobs.

Full Review Source: Charlotte Observer

October 31, 2003
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

Alien still thrills because of Scott's relentless focus on terror.

Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4

October 31, 2003
Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly

It's scary, smart, well-acted and just as effective now as it was in 1979. Go see it.

Full Review Source: Las Vegas Weekly | Original Score: 5/5

October 31, 2003
Bill Muller
Arizona Republic
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The movie inspired three sequels and remains undeniably frightening. It also marks a significant step in the evolution of modern science-fiction films.

| Original Score: 5/5

October 30, 2003
Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star

Even 25 years later Alien still can make us jump.

Full Review Source: Kansas City Star | Original Score: 3/4

October 30, 2003
Glenn Lovell
San Jose Mercury News
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It's a most satisfying return to one of the few sci-fi films that deserves to be called a masterpiece.

Full Review Source: San Jose Mercury News | Original Score: 4/4

October 30, 2003
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