Ultimate 70s Blogathon Kick-Off: Alien (1979)


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Ultimate 70s Blogathon officially kicks off today.

To get things started, my lovely cohost Drew from Drew’s Movie Reviews and I will be starting things off at both of our blogs today. To kick off the blogathon, I am reviewing Alien, a movie released nearly 40 years ago and started off a franchise that has been getting a revivial in the last few years. For that, it deserves its spot in this blogathon! For myself, this movie holds a significant spot as one of the first 70s film that I ever saw.

Lets check it out!

Alien (1979)

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Director: Ridley Scott

Cast: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Yaphet Kotto

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 lifeform, and they soon realize…

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One thought on “Ultimate 70s Blogathon Kick-Off: Alien (1979)

  1. I watched a Director’s Cut of this the other night on TV. Still holds up. terrific suspense. And ALIENS (IMO) topped it. I’d call the original a suspense/horror film in space and the sequel a war movie in space.

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