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Alien Resurrection

7 Ratings: 0.7
Science Fiction & Fantasy movie

Perhaps these films are like theStar Trekmovies: The even-numbered episodes are the best ones. Certainly this film (directed by French stylist Jean-Pierre Jeunet) is an improvement overAlien 3, with a script that breathes exciting new life into … see full wiki

Genre: Sci-Fi, Fantasy
4 reviews about Alien Resurrection
review by . September 20, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
On the third day, Ripley appeared and yawned of bordom.
Think back to 1997.  Did you really want to see another Alien movie?  The first was a horror/sci fi masterpiece and the sequel was a suspensful action classic.  The third was such a mess and we had no knowledge of an assembly cut or what happened behind the scenes that made the third film the disaster it was, never mind that the movie depressing and our lead died and with no lead character, the third movie was in short a bit of a franchise killer.      Well, 6 …
Quick Tip by . June 15, 2011
In summary: Jean-Pierre Jeunet fashions a typically vacuous Joss Whedon script into a puerile misfortune that astounding sets can't redeem. Here's some fun: watch Alien and this back to back as a double bill; it's a surreal and embarrassing experience.
review by . June 24, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
What people forget when they respond to this film is that Alien 3 shut down the series, very deliberately and very conclusively. Not only did Ripley die, but the driving concerns of the series that were set up in the first film had been addressed. So there was nowhere to go but in a radically new direction, and that's what Jean-Pierre Jeunet did. While the first films used the aliens and the technological context in which they appeared to address the question what makes us specifically human, this …
review by . June 14, 2007
"Alien: Resurrection," released five years after the failure of David Fincher's "Alien3," sounds delightful. It's written by the utterly brilliant Joss Whedon, creator of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" among others, and directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, the man behind "Amelie." Mixing Whedon's trademark creativity with Jeunet's vibrant style seems like the perfect remedy for those who disliked "Alien3." Unfortunately, it's not. Written shortly before he created "Buffy," Whedon's script reads like a comic …
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