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Episode Info: FOEC's look back over the Alien series concludes with reviews of Prometheus and Alien Covenant, in which Sandy, James, Jeremy and Joe dissect their lack of enthusiasm for the central premise of Ridley Scott's new era of Alien prequels. Perhaps unsurprisingly, our discussion ends with some fantasy filmmaking, and asks, Which OTHER directors would we like to see tackling the Alien universe?Please send your Alien-related thoughts and feedback to foecpod@gmail.com for discussion future episodes of the show.You can find the first two parts of our Alien special, and other back episodes of the podcast on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, A-cast and Mixcloud. SHOWNOTES:00:00 – Intro + listener feedback (bad Alien reviews).07:25 – Discussing Prometheus + audio clip.24:45 – Discussing Alien Covenant + audio clip.47:28 – FANTASY FILMMAKING QUESTION: Which other directors would we like to see make an Alien movie?THEME MUSIC: 'Film Film Film!' by Vladimir Golovanov, Fyodor Khitruk and Sokol from Film Film Film! (Фильм, фильм, фильм, 1968)LINKS:Another podcast for Alien-lovers and horror-movie fans: Horror Movie YearbookTim's link to negative reviews of Alien (1979)FILMS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956, USA – Don Siegel)Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978, USA – Philip Kaufman)Alien (1979, USA – dir. Ridley Scott)Aliens (1986, USA – dir. James Cameron)Alien 3 (1992, USA – dir. David Fincher)Alien vs. Predator (2004, Canada/Italy/UK/USA – dir. Paul W.S. Anderson)Alien vs. Predator: Requiem (2007, USA – dirs. Greg & Colin Strause)Alien: Resurrection (1997, USA – dir. Jean-Pierre Jeunet)Kill List (2012, UK – dir. Ben Wheatley)Prometheus (2012, UK/USA – dir. Ridley Scott)The Invitation (2015, USA – dir. Karyn Kusama)Sicario (2015, USA – dir. Denis Villeneuve)The Witch (2015, Canada/UK/USA – dir. Robert Eggers)Arrival (2016, USA – dir. Denis Villeneuve)Alien Covenant (2017, USA – dir. Ridley Scott)IMAGES Logan Marshall-Green, Noomi Rapace and Michael Fassbender explore the ruins an Engineer's temple in Prometheus. Behind the scenes of 2012's Prometheus, which set out to explain not only where the human race came from, but also to explain where Alien's space jockey, his derelict spacecraft and his xenomorph parasites came from. Michael Fassbender returns as an android in Alien Covenant. David enacts his destruction of the Engineer civilisation in Alien Covenan...
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