Shaw: Anatomical Angel

“I wanted to play up the degree of ambiguity, contradiction and metaphor. Whether religious/blasphemous or playing on the notion of the “anatomical Venus” (reference of which came from Ridley, Chris Seagers and Victor Zolfo) and so on. David’s sociopathy in full flight and anachronistic feelings about Shaw.” - Matt Hatton. Jacques Fabien Gautier d'Agoty was …

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The Green Lantern and Shaw’s Grave

https://youtu.be/28cnHQVhb_o Gomphocarpus physocarpus is a species of "Milkweed", also known as the Swan plant. In the movie Alien: Covenant, David places it on Elizabeth Shaw's grave as an offering. Further analysis of this scene has revealed some interesting facts that may hold symbolic meaning and shows us what became of her. The Swan The "Swan" plant serves as …

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Starlog: Interview with Dan O’Bannon (1979)

“Fox did see a lot of similarity between Alien and Star Wars, and between Alien and The Omen. They picked it up in the first place because they figured they could tap two hot markets. A lot of people thought John Williams should write the score. The director, Ridley Scott, and I wanted a Japanese composer named Tomita. I understand that …

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