Tag Archives: Alien

Personal Tribute: Harry Dean Stanton

Harry Dean Stanton was an actor of such marvellous raw authenticity and warm presence that to see him in a film was to wrap oneself in a blanket of reassurance. This rare quality was especially evident in his continued collaboration … Continue reading

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Review: Prometheus (2012)

In the warm and pleasant summer of 2012, I left Ridley Scott’s Prometheus with a sense of majestic confusion. The film had cast a spell of bewilderment that has been hard to untangle in the intervening years. This was in … Continue reading

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Discussion: Under the Skin Ending (2014)

In my original review of Under the Skin, I briefly touched on the ending of the picture, remarking that the alien reveal looked more like a cyber infused Edmund Munch painting, as opposed to the usual Hollywood reveal, particularly thinking … Continue reading

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