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40th anniversary short Alien: Night Shift released!

40th anniversary short Alien: Night Shift released!

Scified2019-04-12 09:55:36
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Alien Day, 26th April, is two weeks away and IGN has released the third in a series of movie shorts made by fans of the Alien franchise to celebrate forty years since the release of Alien.

Last weeks short Alien: Specimen set the bar relatively high with its well-executed acting, lighting, and sound design, especially after the generic though modestly made first short Alien: Containment. This week's short Alien: Night Shift was directed and written by Aidan Michael Brezonick and stars Amber Gaston, Terrance Kieth Richardson, Christopher Murray, and Tanner Rittenhouse

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Written by GavinPublished on 2019-04-12 09:55:36

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6 Fan responses to 40th anniversary short Alien: Night Shift released!


TrilobiteMember8212 XPApr-12-2019 10:24 AM

Nice! Like the others, it has a nice twist.


ChestbursterMember666 XPApr-12-2019 10:27 AM

I liked! Finally we can see the classic chestbuster.


ChestbursterMember899 XPApr-12-2019 10:38 AM

This should have been called Night of the Living Alien instead.


PraetorianMember2674 XPApr-13-2019 5:22 AM


That handgun was fashioned after Rick Deckard's! ;)


TrilobiteMember8212 XPApr-13-2019 12:01 PM

Anyone else hear a Predator at the very end?


NeomorphMember1599 XPApr-16-2019 7:20 AM

It is good that they kept a lot of it in the dark. I can understand sort of how you would feel when there are nasty things around you that you do not see. We just saw the monster once I think? Having it like this made my imagination going because it could mean that they could be anywhere which makes it a lot scarier.

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