Guest Co-Host: Brad Jones
One of the most hated -- and possibly most misunderstood -- sequels around, David Fincher's Alien³ had contentious production history. We'll attempt to unwrap the behind-the-scenes turmoil and on-screen mayhem along with Brad Jones, the Cinema Snob.
We talked to Vincent Ward who brought the idea of "monks in space" to the game and the late John Fasano who worked on a few drafts of the Alien 3 script. We also spoke with actors Lance Henriksen and Holt McCallany about what it was like to be on the set. And, we're joined by Mark Verheiden who wrote the incredible Dark Horse comics Alien series.
BTW, this episode was not very popular with hard core Alien3 fans.
Errata: The baby alien came out of Kane, not Ash, in Alien. The less-than-stellar special effects of Alien³ were a blue-screened rod puppet, not CGI. The "Assembly Cut" on the Blu-Ray Quadrilogy does not contain new shots but only cleaned-up audio.
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Learn more about the Alien Identity fan film
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Read The Metamorphoses of Alien III by Mike White
Read It's Time You Reconsidered Alien 3 by Scott Wampler
Read Why Newt And Hicks Had To Die In ALIEN 3 by Devin Faraci
Read 10 Reasons Alien 3 Is A Misunderstood Masterpiece by Percival Constantine
Read Alien 3: A Haunting Failure by Theresa DeLucci
Read Mother From Another Planet from Strange Shapes
Read Alien3: Set Visit To A Troubled Sequel by Garth Pearce
Read Alien 3: the story ideas that never made it to the screen by Ryan Lambie
Read Alien 3 – Fincher Talks! by Greg Moss
Read In Defense of Alien 3 which Actually Doesn't Suck by Cheryl Eddy
Listen to the Faculty of Horror episode on Aliens and Alien3
"Wreckage and Rape" - Elliot Goldenthal
"The Entrapment" - Elliot Goldenthal
"The Beast Within" - Elliot Goldenthal
"Alien" - 1919
The first installment of The Unloved looks at David Fincher's oft-maligned debut feature, the bleakest of the Alien series.