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Review: ’Why we are haunted by the horror of ‘Alien’ in ‘Prometheus'

Published 06/07/2012, INFORUM

Thirty-three years ago, Ridley Scott’s “Alien” unleashed on an unsuspecting public one of the most virulent, relentless monsters in movie history. Audiences in 1979 were shocked when, in a now-classic scene, the creature burst onto the scene after tearing, ripping and biting its way out of John Hurt’s chest.

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