The Xenomorph and the Perversion of Sex in "Alien"
INTRODUCTION Sexual interpretations of Ridley Scott's Alien (1979) abound, but few tie the overt sexuality of the film to its professed objective, which is to be scary. Alien is a horror film (specifically, a slasher; Ridley Scott excitedly explained the film to his cast as The Texas Chainsaw Massacre in space).
Plot and Theme
With "Alien: Covenant" in the News, Here's One of My Favorite Pieces
This is a piece back when I participated in "The Great Villain Blogathon". I've got another blogathon coming: "The Favorite Director", where I will be looking at "Dr. Strangelove" from Stanley Kubrick. It's in a draft stage right now, and should be here by the end of May!