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Alien 3 2-Disc Collector's Edition DVD Description
David Fincher's feature debut, ALIEN 3, picks up almost directly after the events in ALIENS, finding Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) frozen in suspended animation as her ship crashes on Fiorina 161, a prison planet. When awakened by the prison's staff, she discovers that she is the sole survivor of her crew. Trapped on a barren planet with convicts and no weapons of any kind, Ripley soon realizes that an alien was also on the ship and has survived. As the savage creature begins to massacre inmates, Ripley bands together with the remaining prisoners and attempts to destroy it by wits alone.
Filmed at a time when big guns and high technology dominated the screen, ALIEN 3 deserves commendation for its unique premise--battling a vicious alien creature with no weapons and almost no resources whatsoever. This scenario makes for an unusual and intriguing science fiction thriller that is also notable for Fincher's bleak industrial visuals; the film was nominated for an Oscar for Best Visual Effects.
Region 1 Keep Case
Disc 1: Audio Commentary - 1. Terry Rawlings and Crew 1992 Theatrical Version 2003 Special Edition Version
Disc 2: Pre-Production DEVELOPMENT: Concluding the Story TALES OF THE WOODEN PLANET: Vincent Ward's Vision THE ART OF ACERON: Conceptual Art Portfolio STORYBOARDS: Art of Fiorina Xeno-Erotic: H.R. Geiger's Redesign Featurette Production PRODUCTION GALLERY: Photo Archive FURNACE CONSTRUCTION: Time-Lapse Sequence ADAPTIVE ORGANISM: Creature Design ADI WORKSHOP E.E.V. SCAN MULTI-ANGLE VIGNETTE Post-Production OPTICAL FURY:Visual Effects MUSIC, EDITING AND SOUND VISUAL EFFECTS: Photo Archive POST-MORTEM: Reaction to the Film
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