i am watching alien for the first time and i gotta say, it seems like they are about to make a serious space mistake.
so you’re telling me that if maybe there’s some science stuff that needs investigating, whoever first encounters it is responsible for checking it out, even if they are a space tow truck? what kind of society is this.
personally, i simply would not have touched the alien eggs. rip to the crew of the nostromo but i’m different.
there’s a lot more just chillin’ out in their underpants than i would’ve expected for a movie set in a workplace environment/space
i like that in 1979 they were able to imagine a future of space mining, cryogenic sleep, intelligent alien life... but they thought we’d still be smoking inside.
i think it’s just his little teefs that are doing it for me, but the chest burster is kinda cute (minus the chest bursting)
ok after a pause to get some halloween treats, i am discovering that the cute little chest burster has become a big boy. they probably should’ve killed it before it became large, idk.
is it safe to have a flame thrower in a space ship? it feels like that’d be recommended against.
wait why is this asshole robot full of milk?
a flamethrower and a cat carrier. iconic.
oh c’mon the alien got in the escape pod and now she has to fight it in her underwear?
c’mon!!! are there even weapons on the little pod?!
(please remember that it IS a felony to explain things to me)

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