Alien: the whole saga on Rai 4 for the 40° anniversary
On the occasion of the fortieth anniversary of the release in american theaters of the masterpiece of Ridley Scott, the whole saga of the Alien back in onda su Rai4: starting from the 17th of June, every Monday at 21:15, dual appointment in the first and second part of the evening, with the film of the Cycle to 40 years of Alien.
Always on the 17th of June inoltree, at 23:20, space in a special episode of the magazine Wonderland dedicated to the myth of the Alien and, in particular, to the work of H. R. Giger, the visionary swiss artist, creator of the iconic xenomorph.
The first film in this Cycle to 40 years of Alien and the prequel Prometheus (2012), which reported in the cabin of director Ridley Scott, after 33 years since the first film and tells the story of the birth of the myth, exploring the origins of the alien species that has terrified generations of viewers. Following the special Wonderland, which, starting from the rooms of the H. R. Giger Museum in Gruyères, Switzerland, will trace the epic xenomorfa through the various incarnations of media of the alien's most famous and deadly of the film fanta-horror. In the second part of the evening, finally, the masterpiece from which it all began, Alien, directed by Ridley Scott in 1979; a film that redefined the genre of science fiction, finding effective influences of the horror genre.
The cycle continues on the 24th of June, in the early evening, with Aliens – the final Clash (1986). The first full sequel to change course with respect to the parent, and replaces the claustrophobic tension with the dictates of the action-movie. Not the case to the director, there is a prominent name for an action movie such as James Cameron, here to the proof of the pudding after the worldwide success of the Terminator. In the second part of the evening, there is the first cross-over between the saga of Alien and Predator: Alien vs. Predator (2004). Directed by the director of Resident Evil Paul W. S. Anderson, the film is inspired by a comic series of Dark Horse Comics, and the eponymous video game by Electronic Arts.
On the 1st of July, the third and last event in the “double bill”, opens with Alien 3 (1992). The chapter directed by then-newcomer David Fincher, future director of Seven, Fight Club and The Social Network, " poses a clear break with the past and presents a return to the origins, influences and horrific in which the relationship between the woman and the monster becomes central. The actress Sigourney Weaver back for the last time to interpret the character Ellen Ripley in the fourth chapter, "Alien" – clone (1997), aired in the second part of the evening, directed by the visionary Jean-Pierre Jeunette, at the time, after the success of Delicatessen and The lost city, and not yet risen to the attention of the more to The fabulous world of Amélie.
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