Jon, Will, Sam, and Julia talk about Ridley Scott’s Alien, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this month! The Cinemaholics crew debates the film’s most iconic moments, whether or not it’s a masterpiece, and more.
Theme Music: “Main Title” by Jerry Goldsmith on the Alien Motion Picture Soundtrack.
Help us decide what we should discuss for July, 2019! Our options are:
- Easy Rider (1969)
- Double Indemnity (1944)
- Do the Right Thing (1989)
- On the Waterfront (1954)
- The Iron Giant (1999)
- Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
- Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
- A Hard Day’s Night (1964)
- Midnight Cowboy (1969)
- When Harry Met Sally (1989)
- Chungking Express (1994)
- The Rules of the Game (1939)
- Death Wish (1974)
- Forrest Gump (1994)
- The Blair Witch Project (1999)
Let us know which Extra Milestone you want us to settle on by commenting below.
Easy Rider: Somewhat dated
Do the Right Thing: A little over the top.
On the Waterfront: Classic
Eyes Wide Shut: Yep. Closed for a reason.
Hard Day’s Night: A Day in the Life
Midnight Cowboy: Still wondering how I was able to see this movie as a teenager
When Harry Met Sally: Best performances of Crystal and Ryan’s careers
Death Wish: Only Bronson
Forrest Gump: I liked it.
Blair Witch Project: The ending got me.
And the choice is: Easy Rider. Wondering what the next generation thinks of this flick.
Extra Milestone continues to be my favorite aspect of Cinemaholics. Please keep em coming, and my personal wish is the same as JWN. Easy Rider all the way!
Do the Right Thing by talking about Do the Right Thing.