A movie like Alien doesn’t just come out of nowhere. There’s the screenplay, the director’s vision, and a massive combination of artistic endeavours from people who do the costumes, the lighting, and everything in between. And that’s the basic knowledge of filmmaking where most dissections of a movie’s origin end….
One of the most interesting film documentarians around is turning his watchful eye to an all-encompassing exploration of how one of sci-horror’s most iconic movies got made. And if that thought doesn’t send a chill down your spine, well… allow the trailer for it to do so.
One of the coolest fan works in recent memory is a stage adaptation of the original Alien movie, performed by a New Jersey high school drama program, complete with locally sourced props and a decently convincing xenomorph.