With Sigourney Weaver, Charles Dance, Charles S. Dutton, Lance Henriksen
Directed by David Fincher

Stylish director David Fincher was chosen to helm the third (and most controversial) in the
Alien franchise. With serious stifling studio fights, the film ended up not representing Fincher's vision. Escaping the second film, Ripley's ship crash lands on Fiorna 161, inhabited by inmates from the planet's maximum security prison. Her ship had a stow-away however, and her nightmare recurs. With a gritty, earthy texture and style of its own, this film definitely cannot be accused of merely replicating the previous two, but a director's cut would be great to see. The film features early digital creatures, quite noticeably so, but for the most part the alien is as convincing and menacing as always. This DVD release has very few extras, except for a Making-Of and trailer.

4 / B
- PB

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A - B
- C

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6 - Volcanic
5 - Blistering
4 - Hot
3 - Smolder
2 - Room Temperature
1 - Fizzled
0 - Extinguished

A: Multi-Viewing Potential

B: Could Enjoy A 2nd Look

C: Once Should Suffice

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