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    Unique ID Code: 0000000223
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 20/9/1999 02:29
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    Alien: 20th Anniversary Edition (US)

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    In space no one can hear you scream
    Certificate: R
    Running Time: 116 mins
    Retail Price: $29.99
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    The crew of the mining ship Nostromo, set down on planet LV-426 to answer a distress signal. On investigating further, they discover thousands of eggs, one of which`s contents attaches itself to a crew members face. The violent birth of an alien creature, brought back aboard the Nostromo against safety regulations, is just the beginning.

    Special Features:
    Directors commentary with Ridley Scott
    Deleted scenes
    Artwork and photo galleries
    Original storyboards
    Isolated original score
    Alternative music track
    Theatrical trailers
    PC/Mac Screensaver and Web Links

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital Surround 2.0 English
    Dolby Digital Surround 2.0 French

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English
    CC: French

    Directed By:
    Ridley Scott

    Written By:

    Yaphet Kotto
    John Hurt
    Veronica Cartwright
    Tom Skerritt
    Ian Holm
    Harry Dean Stanton
    Sigourney Weaver

    Soundtrack By:
    Jerry Goldsmith

    Walter Hill
    Gordon Carroll
    David Giler

    Executive Producer:
    Ronald Shusett

    Your Opinions and Comments

    8 / 10

    For an old film the content is excellent. Someone spent a lot of time picking up the cuttings from the Director`s floor! Watch the trailers, warp back to 1979 and what else had been out in this genre by this year and you will realise why so many people flocked to their local fleapit to see it.


    For an antique film by today`s standards the quality is pretty good.


    Not up to today`s standards but still effective. No frills but who cares when the blood spills!


    Your gonna enjoy this part. Tons of stuff was cut out of the film and from these out-takes you can see why they did. For the first time you will be grateful for what the knifeman did. Alien could have been dreadful if they had left all this stuff in. Twenty odd years later and its fascinating - you see much more of the original Alien. How to make a poor film into a great film - cut cut cut.


    Well worth buying on DVD. It just goes to show you don`t have to buy the new SCi-Fi`s to get you money`s worth.
    posted by johnnyrotten on 12/12/1999 17:32