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"Let The Cosmic Incubation Begin" ~ H.R. Giger
“Banana oil.”- George Takei, Gigantis: The Fire Monster
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I have to say the design from ressurection and their behavioral quirks were my favourite ones, like you could see the level of cunning that was being used.
I like the hive idea alot. Since they multiply fast it makes cool seens like in aliens vs predators. Plus, when controlled by a hive mind they still seem to be smart, like grid.
The orignial design made by the late H.R.Giger was the best, the (2004) AVP design would be what I consider the second best followed by the ALIENS design as third best portrayal.
The Only true Xenomorphs are from ALIEN (1979), ALIENS (1986), and ALIEN 3 (1993).
Also Loved the Deacon and its relative as closley related Xenomorphoids.
The Predalien was acceptable.
Alien Ressurection Xenos were hybrids mutant ofspring which were also acceptable but the AVP xenos were retaded some-how Alien ressurection-esque false Xenomorphs.
I hated the AVP Xenomorphs including exspecially Grid (who was a mary sue xenomorph).
The original Giger Alien for me. Reminds me of a sort of alien Nosfaratu! Scary as f**k!
The poster was good though!
avp jus did not have the horror factor to it, the films jus werent taken seriously enough when considering the previous movies that made them what they are, the originals were what made that magic, why not stick to that formula? it was realistic and scary and didnt need a modern special fx makeover
The original Alien design is perfect. All they need to do i slightly articulate the fingers a litle more and CGI the tail. I always thought the fingers could split into two when required. Six fingers which need to function better. These actually link the face hugger to he adult Alien, maybe slightly longer, Perfection. Having said that I did love the look of the Dog/Ox Xeno in A3. This was ripped off by Gigers fabulous original design. Thats why it worked. Just stick with Giger's dark world and all will be great. Looks like Neil is doing this, looking at his previz images so far.
Also, to get around the fact that later xeno's seem to have evoled with the extra elongared dog like Raptor legs. If they simply elongated the original feet the original looking Alien could choose to stand upright and flat footed or up on point when moving fast. This would create a link with the incorrect leg structure of the later films.
And of course the original head design.
Hands down, the Xenomorph from the original 1979 'Alien'. As soon as they removed the semi-transparent dome where you can vaguely make out the eye sockets of a human-like skull underneath and made it's movements like a bug instead of the smooth, fluid-like (almost sensual) movements from the original Giger interpretation, they stripped away a large layer of the fear the first instilled in me.
First time post to the Alien 5 forum...
I know i am going to come under a lot of fire for this...
But Alien 1979 the Alien was hardly seen and movie was dark, and to me it did look a bit like a Man in a Suit but by no means do i think it was poor, for 1979 it was good and the close up prop work was fantastic.
I actually think both versions have their place and purpose in the franchise.
I do prefer the look of the Original Aliens head however, and so yes a modern look based on the Smooth Head is the one i favor.
Something like above...
I also dont think the Xeno from Aliens was mindless they was acting as far as a purpose within its Hive Colony and they actually showed a lot of intelligence and out thinking the Humans on LV 426 on more than one occation.
If anything was a mindless killer it was the Original Alien, all it did was pick people off and looked like it just killed them, it performed no purpose but to kill (end of story)... In Aliens they protected the Queen, and Eggs and Captured Hosts to all allow for the procreation of its kind... They acted like more Intelligent Ants/Bees/Termites where as the Alien in 1979 movie was just a Space Great White Shark...
However.... the DC of Alien showed us a purpose to this Organism which was to procreate its own kind... and indeed showed the Organism did not kill the crew, well it did but it used two of them as Hosts for Procreation.... Why not use all the crew? Why just two?
This is where i always had the theory that the Alien Drones purpose was to go out and use Genetic Material of One Organism to allow for the creation of a Egg that would host a Queen and also the capture of another Host to play Host for the Queen Face Huger or what ever came out of the Egg that Brett was being changed into.
Once a Queen is born, it can then go on and produce Eggs..
And so thus the Xeno Eggs will produce a Organism based on the needs for procreation of its own kind... Pretty Much how Ants/Bees and Termites can manipulate Eggs to produce a variety of types of its own species depending upon the need of the Hive.
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Alien Resurection Xenos i also liked as they was kind of a mixture of elements from every Adult Organism within the Franchise
This sculpture of the Original Giger Alien.. is something that would be nice to see on screen..
Ofcourse there is another that Giger did, he had two Original Aliens before a 3rd was done that was used as basis for our Alien.. likewise Giger designed two more Face Hugers too.
For those who never liked the AVP movies as far as being a Cash Cow Pop Corn fest... i actually think that Alien 5 will give us pretty much the same... Alien 5 i think would be very similar to Alien Resurection as far as Xeno Scenes... basically going to give us a movie where again Xenos are unleashed after being kept and experimented on in a Company Outpost like they was on the Space Station.
Alien Resurection showed us Genetic Experiments on Alien DNA that led to the many failed Clones of Ripley and i think similar Genetic Experiments will happen to produce a few different Xenomorphs.
R.I.P Sox 01/01/2006 - 11/10/2017