For the filmgoer who can distance himself from the occasional gore of the first viewing, or who can sit through it a second time, Alien furnishes more than simply an opportunity to scream in unison with a couple of hundred other people.
Talking with the creators of Alien (1979). Interviews with Ridley Scott (Director), Walter Hill (Producer), David Giler (Producer), Carlo Rambaldi (Creator of Alien Head Effects), Bolaji Badejo (“The Alien”), Michael Seymour (Production Designer), Ivor Powell (Associate Producer), Roger Dicken (Creator of Small Alien Forms), H.R. Giger (Alien Designer)
At last, a studio executive who believes in science fiction. Starlog magazine interviews Alan Ladd, Jr.
Quiet. Calm. Intense. Concerned. Experienced. Each word is a valid description of Harry Dean Stanton. Many who have seen his seemingly effortless performance as “Brett” in Alien might be surprised to learn the breadth of his career and the depth of his abilities.
Brian McFarlane reviews Ridley Scott’s sci-fi movie ‘Alien’. Published in ‘Cinema Papers’ magazine, December 1979 – January 1980 issue
Interview with Swiss surrealist H.R. Giger, designer of the monsters in Ridley Scott’s sci-fi movie ‘Alien’
The Making of “Alien”. Interview with director Ridley Scott. Published in ‘Starlog’ n. 26, September 1979
Vincent Canby reviews Ridley Scott Si-Fi movie ‘Alien’ (1979). Published in The New York Times, May 25, 19
In this “Special Preview” Bob Martin interviews Dan O’Bannon, the first screenwriter of Alien.