Where Andrew, Kyle, Kurt and Daryl spar over the finer points of the Alien franchise. There’s plenty of great things to talk about, though unfortunately, Alien3 was also discussed.
Show Notes: (Complete Show Notes will be coming shortly. We apologize for the delay.)
AVP: Alien Vs. Predator
AVPR: Aliens Vs. Predator: Requiem
Ralph McQuarrie (Star Wars artist)
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In general, a person is rarely considered to be influential when they have contributed only a small handful of works to a particular field, especially when those works are not considered to be complete game changers. I would argue, however, that Dan O’Bannon is one of a few people who are very influential on the world of film.
Dan O’Bannon as Sgt. Pinback in Dark Star
Take a moment to think about the most influential science fiction movie. Chances are that most people have several of the same movies on their lists: Star Wars, Blade Runner, Alien, Avatar, Terminator, just to name a few. However, there is a movie that is potentially more influential than any of the ones I’ve listed, and yet that movie was never made. Such is the tale told by Jodorowsky’s Dune, a recent documentary that chronicles the failed attempt by director Alejandro Jodorowsky to make a film adaptation of Frank Herbert’s classic novel Dune. Continue reading