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Ep 185: “Aliens”

March 29, 2022

We take the express elevator through James Cameron “Aliens” and discuss:

  • Editing, director’s cut vs theatrical, tightening an edit to remove performance indicators;
  • Story & Writing, differences in script-to-screen of first film and how it impacts sequel, cause & effect, offscreen action;
  • and other such stuff and things and stuff.

Don’t be evil. – Google

Notes & References:
“Alien” original screenplay
HR Giger’s artwork on Alien
James Cameron confirms his pitch for Alien$
Google “Don’t be evil” (wiki) – CORRECTION: Google still retains the “Don’t be evil” phrase at the end of their code of conduct.

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