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Alien : The Archive: The Ultimate Guide to the Classic Movies (Hardcover)

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Alien is one of the most original, thrilling, and beautiful franchises in cinema history. From Ridley Scott's elegant horror masterpiece and James Cameron's visceral and heart-poundingAliens, to David Fincher's nihilistic Alien3, and Jean-Pierre Jeunet's twistedAlien Resurrection, these are the films that birthed a monster and a cultural phenomenon.Alien: The Archive is a beautiful celebration of these landmark films, delving deep into the process of how all four films were created. From the earliest script ideas to final cut, this book showcases the making of the series in exhaustive and exclusive detail. Featuring storyboards from Ridley Scott, exclusive concept designs from Ron Cobb and Syd Mead, behind-the-scenes imagery of the xenomorphs being created, deleted scenes, unused ideas, costumes, weapons, and much more.This must have retrospective also includes brand new interviews with Ridley Scott, Sigourney Weaver, H.R. Giger, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Jenette Goldstein, and those whose vision and originality created a cinema legend.This book is for all fans of Alien, art lovers, and cinema and science fiction historians.Alien:The Archive is the final word on the series and showcases the breathtaking creation of a terrifying and beautiful filmic nightmare.TM &© 2014 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved.
Alien is a science fiction milestone and one of the most thrilling, terrifying, and beautiful film franchises of all time.

Alien: The Archive is the first complete book of the stunning artwork and photography from all four films.

Alien: The Archive will also include all-new interviews with cast and crewmembers, including Alien director Ridley Scott and Alien Resurrection director Jean-Pierre Jeunet, star of the franchise Sigourney Weaver, and the late HR Giger ? whose art inspired the creature design of the alien.

TM & © 2014 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved.
Number of Pages: 316
Genre: Performing Arts
Sub-Genre: Film + Video / History + Criticism
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Random House Inc
Language: English
Street Date: October 28, 2014
TCIN: 16189933
UPC: 9781783291045
Item Number (DPCI): 247-10-6644

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