If you’re excited about the promos for the Ridley Scott science fiction movie coming out this summer, Prometheus… it might be a good time to visit some of the films that have been mentioned over the years as the inspirations for ALIEN, and it just so happens they’re all pretty short and all available on Netflix streaming – a perfect weekend triple bill.
from: the sleazy sex-snuff apocalypse of the Balkans and Swedish cinema’s trailblazing sexual openness to the ‘kicker’ phone booth vandalism of mid 1980s Stockholm; 21st wave 70s feminism via German DEFA science fiction and the 1976 TV show, Star Maidens; Bob Hope meets Thriller: They Call Her One-Eye; Let the Right One In vs. Twilight; Thor in the Gardens of Sebastain Venable, and of course some Nordic alien theory.
Between this heavy stuff floating around about NASA guy Edgar Mitchell and now today, Clark C. McClelland. (No link, because of weird interference, but google his name and take your chances) I’ve got aliens on the brain! As Bela Lugosi once put it in GLEN OR GLENDA: “Beware… take… care.” Why is this all coming [...]