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Review: Alien Resurrection

Since its electrifying debut nearly two decades ago, the Alien franchise remains the sci-fi vehicle most conducive to provocative ideas, hardboiled edginess, sheer excitement, and auteurist elan.
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By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 08, 2012
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Review: Alien 3

The first Alien (1979), directed by Ridley Scott, was aptly titled: it confronted us with a creature as alien and intimate as our worst nightmares.
Look who’s stalking
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 08, 2012
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Review: Aliens

Aliens is a horror-film spectacular, a dark and exhilarating epic that keeps building.
Loving the Aliens
By OWEN GLEIBERMAN  |  June 08, 2012
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Review: Alien

Be forewarned: sleep won't come easily the night you see Alien .
Oh, The Horror! The creature-feature enters a new realm
By STEPHEN SCHIFF  |  June 08, 2012
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Review: Prometheus

The best films in the Alien series, Ridley Scott's original and James Cameron's pluralized follow-up, didn't bother much with pondering the meaning of it all. The only film that did so, Alien 3 , is the worst.
Ridley Scott's monumental and busy return
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 08, 2012
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Aliens: a history

The Phoenix has been reviewing Alien movies for longer than any of us can remember.
Looking back on past Phoenix reviews of Alien movies
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  June 08, 2012


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A genetic analysis of the Alien franchise

From Alien to Prometheus .
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By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 08, 2012