Thursday, October 27, 2011
Halloween's Monday and we're doing theme posts tonight, scary movies. I'm going with an alien movie, "Aliens."
James Cameron directed the film and it's my favorite of the Alien series.
Sigorney Weaver is back as Ripley.
And Paul Reiser plays a creep (he's very convincing) who basically lies and tricks and goads and traps her into going to a planet where she and the others face danger.
A lot of people die, including Paul. You know Ripley lives because she's in the sequels.
Ripley has to save a child (Newt) and go head to head with the Queen Alien after destroying the eggs.
It's scary and they have to hide in the air ducts and aliens grosses me out.
You know how the alien is supposed to be scary looking?
It is but have you ever noticed how much it looks like a shrimp or a prawn?
And that's true of those big tree roaches too.
It gives me the shivers.
And Signorey Weaver is a great action star and James Cameron's one of our country's greatest directors.
This movie can scare me so much that I have to schedule watching it. I never just pop it in on a whim. It's too scary.
Going out with C.I.'s "Iraq snapshot:"