Jerry Goldsmith’s score for Alien is one of the greatest science-fiction/horror soundtracks of all time, mixing an orchestral ensemble with an array of unusual instruments to represent the horrific xenomorph at the heart of the story. However, he and director Ridley Scott were to have their differences as to how the score should work in the movie
Ridley Scott’s return to sci-fi is an awkward blend of original story and slimy Alien prequel but it’s a compelling journey nonetheless and its ambitious vision is commendable
One is never enough and less is never more, says D+CFilm columnist James Walkerdine on the business of film franchises. Are we getting lazy with our diet of sequel after sequel?