Movie class: Alien

 

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After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, its landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious life-form, and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.

Lee Wright 9:03 PM
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Copycat
Avatar
Ghostbusters
Alien I, II, III, IV
She was one of the first “kickass” actresses in the movies.
Prometheus and Covenant are semi-Alien movies.
prequels
Nostromo spaceship in space
Distress signal
Visit the planet
Alien spaceship crash
“Eggs”
A facehugger burst out of an egg and latched onto one guy’s face.
It laid an egg inside the human.
Later “the alien” burst out of the man’s chest.
And hid inside the ship.
Slowly it kills the crew one by one.
Parasite
LIves in a host creature.
The ship’s computer was called “Mother”.
Symbiosis
Two creatures who benefit from oen another (Shark and Remora fish)
There are “cleaner fish” that clean other fish’s teeth.
Barrel sponges
Trusting animals
Succinct title
Movie slogan: In space, no one can hear you scream.
Company: Weyland-Yutani
There was an android.
“synthetic person”
Ash is the robot.

me 9:18 PM
conspiracy

Lee Wright 9:18 PM
bioweapon
skullduggery
Stays “famous” forever.
Spoofs and salutes
Don’t let go.
The alien was nasty. The ship’s computer was clunky.
“Mystery Box”
Your worst fear
your worst nightmare
rats

me 9:25 PM
flamethrower

Lee Wright 9:26 PM
This alien liked to attack from above – this was a new movie technique
Escape pod
Self-destruct
Live in vacuum
blood was acid
strong
fast
devious
ugly
vicious
intelligent
adapt using the DNA of its host
She felt fear but overcame it.
She and the cat survived.
She signed off in a diary
as Lt. Ripley, last surviving member of the Nostromo.
Jones was the cat. She called it Jonesie
The facehugger
Medical equipment
scissors
The alien embryo is about to burst out of his chest.
“Artificial gravity”

me 9:38 PM
vasanth don’t be mute

Lee Wright 9:39 PM
headband
breakfast food
cereal
cereal bowls
fruit
Classic scene known by all Americans
Yuck! Eww!
Disgusting!
Gory (bloody)
CGI
animated machines
animations
mockups
She is about to die
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Lee Wright 9:42 PM
Ship was built in space.
conduit pipes
for electrical cables
corrugated
Many eggs!
Don’t get too close
Don’t jump up.
Spacesuit
space helmet
gloves
heavy gloves
clunky, clumsy
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Lee Wright 9:46 PM
The moment
armor plating on the shoulders
small fuel tank
weapon (WEP un)
handle
Deck
ladder
hatch in the floor
flashlight
aisle is a walkway between rows of shelves or rows of seat
corridor or hallway
deck = floor
fishing net
animal net
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Lee Wright 9:52 PM
Incandescent lights
original kind with a Tungsten element
filament
Fluorescent lights,
halogen, LED
fodder
cannon fodder
His only purpose is to be die
red shirts
The red shirts are fodder
He has an inner jaw
what can protrude outside his outer jaw
banana-head alien
back spines
like pipes
No eyes
Nostromo orbiting the alien planet
intriguing music
“The Pilot” was an exoskeleton of another race that found the alien eggs.
cryopods
sleeping pods
suspended animation pods
signal woke them up
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Lee Wright 10:00 PM
Die Hard
Christmas Party
Good for improvised movie choice

 

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