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Anonymous 19/03/12(Tue)13:29 No. 21317

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please, just PLEASE explain to me how Alien a slow gothic horror film in space could compete with anything Aliens has to say.

Aliens is a story about hubris, and Cameron has said that he wrote it as a critique of the Vietnam war. We have a technologically advanced fighting force moving into an environment where the enemy uses the environment to dig in and fight back, overwhelming the invaders and making their weapons and technology nearly useless. It's a movie that takes a giant dump on the idea of the military industrial complex, and shows how weak and ineffectual an overwhelming show of force can become against the right enemy.

Suddenly they're in over their heads, and they know it. Then they're told that gunfire would risk a nuclear meltdown, so their weapons are disengaged. If you want to make the case that Aliens is a film about masculinity while Alien is a film about a woman rising to the occasion, keep in mind that the script neuters the soldiers almost immediately. It's not a celebration of the military, it's a message of how limited an armed, on-the-ground response can be.

Aliens is filled with characters who either crack under the pressure or lose hope. Every bit of good news is taken away, often violently. Think back to the crashing of the dropship, or the use of the automated guns in the scene added to the extended version of the film. Every escape route, every defense is useless. it just prolongs the inevitable.

All the marines and actors in the film trained together, worked together and ultimately died together. they weren't cardboard cutouts.

Anonymous 19/03/12(Tue)20:10 No. 21318

A least you only copied parts and not all, thank you!


Anonymous 19/03/21(Thu)03:37 No. 21319

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Anonymous 19/03/21(Thu)03:38 No. 21320

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Anonymous 19/03/21(Thu)03:40 No. 21321

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Sentry Guns

Anonymous 19/03/22(Fri)02:50 No. 21322

There was an Aliens animated version?

Anonymous 19/03/22(Fri)03:19 No. 21323

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sorry to give you the wrong impression
but an anime Aliens would be pretty damn cool

Anonymous 19/03/22(Fri)03:23 No. 21324

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Anonymous 19/03/26(Tue)12:11 No. 21386

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The Sig

Anonymous 19/03/26(Tue)12:16 No. 21387

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