Alien: Resurrection (1997)

When I wished that “Alien 3” had creatively innovated on “Alien” and “Aliens”, maybe switching genres again, I…didn’t mean this. The dorky tone of “Alien: Resurrection” is so bizarre. The strange lines of the script are delivered so strangely. Was Joss Whedon really the appropriate writer for an “Alien” movie? Even if he was, why…

Alien 3 (1992)

So much of the success of “Aliens” comes down to how the film creatively iterated from “Alien” instead of just replicating it. From horror to action. From concerns of sex and rape to concerns of parenthood and motherhood. From working class to soldier class. Everything was a logical innovation, an evolution that felt creative but…