MCH Women in Horror Month Movies Day 3: Alien


Alien is a haunted house movie set in outer space. Ridley Scott does a fantastic job of using the “less is more” motif to play our fears against us without showing the alien a whole lot in the movie.

Sigourney Weaver plays Ripley and cements her as one of the most badass heroes in film history. She would reprise her role in 3 sequels, all varying in quality.

Watch this film if for no other reason than the chestburster scene.

An absolute masterpiece that is still appreciated today.

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