Alien at 40: ‘It Could’ve Been an Ed Wood Movie’

It was 40 years ago, on May 25, 1979, that audiences learned the meaning of the phrase “In space, no one can hear you scream.” Ridley Scott’s classic horror/sci-fi hybrid Alien opened in theaters on that day, and genre cinema was changed forever as a result.

To celebrate the anniversary, IGN recently spoke with Tom Skerritt, who of course played Dallas in the film, the captain of the commercial towing vehicle Nostromo. Dallas is a working class guy who happens to do that work in space, and he finds himself up against much more than he bargained for when his crew, including of course Sigourney Weaver’s Ripley, inadvertently brings the xenomorph of the title onboard…

It Could Be an Ed Wood Movie

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