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Celebrate three decades of pulse-pounding action and bone-chilling suspense with this Aliens 30th Anniversary Limited-Edition Set that features both the Theatrical and Special Edition versions of the film on Blu-ray™, as well as audio commentary, deleted and extended scenes and more. This must-have set also includes collectible art cards, and a book featuring art from the Dark Horse Comics Aliens series with an all-new cover created exclusively for this 30th Anniversary Edition. The Blu-ray and Digital HD release will include an all-new, documentary titled “The Inspiration and Design of Aliens,” which delves into the origins of the film. James Cameron directed this critically acclaimed sequel starring Sigourney Weaver as Ellen Ripley, the sole survivor of the Nostromo’s deadly encounter with the monstrous Alien. After drifting through space in hypersleep for 57 years, Ripley returns to Earth, haunted by nightmares of the past. Although her story is initially met with disbelief,

Aliens Reunion Happening At Comic Con

July 18 will mark three decades since James Cameron’s Aliens was released in theaters — which is only a little over half the time Sigourney Weaver ’s Ripley spent in hypersleep after the nightmare events of 1979’s Alien . In Cameron’s sequel, she awoke to learn her old life was gone – and new life in the form of a pioneer colony had sprung up on the empty planet where she and the deceased crew of the Nostromo encountered the hyper-predatory Xenomorph. It was not enough time for the two species to learn to live in harmony. To commemorate the release of the 1986 action/sci-fi classic, EW can reveal that San Diego’s Comic-Con will host an Aliens reunion on Saturday, July 23. Both Cameron and Weaver will participate in the Q&A in the 6,500-seat Hall H, along with producer Gale Anne Hurd, Bill “Game Over” Paxton, Lance Henriksen, Paul Reiser, Michael Biehn, and the all-grown-up Carrie Henn . “That should be fun. Get the usual suspects back together,” Cameron says. Weaver sa

Please Join SandwichJohnFilms For This Exclusive Screening Of Aliens In Sacramento

We will be hosting an EXCLUSIVE screening of  ALIENS on October 26th at 7:30 PM in Sacramento. If the tickets are not sold out the screening will be canceled.Ticket to this showing are first come, first serve and are general seating so the earlier you get there the better seats you will get. If this event is successful SandwichJohnFilms will be trying to host Retro Rewind movies a few times a year. Make sure to share the link and help make this a successful event. Tickets are $10. We will be doing giveaways for some cool prizes before the screening. Click HERE to buy tickets. Aliens is a 1986 American science-fiction action horror film written and directed by James Cameron, produced by his then-wife Gale Anne Hurd, and starring Sigourney Weaver, Carrie Henn, Michael Biehn, Paul Reiser, Lance Henriksen, William Hope , and Bill Paxton . It is the sequel to the 1979 film Alien and the second installment in the Alien franchise. The film follows Weaver's character Ellen

Composer James Horner Dies at 61

Busy composer known for Titanic and Star Trek II and III . Story by Matt Cummings Television and film composers don't always get the credit they deserve. Sure, there's a Best Score section at each year's self-congratulatory Oscars; but in many ways music serves as a film's heartbeat, setting the tone that the DP, Cinematographer, or Director establish with their visuals. One of those 'heartbeats' left us tragically on Monday, as we learned of the death of Composer James Horner. The 61 year-old was killed when the single-engine plane he was piloting crashed 60 miles outside of Santa Barbara. Horner composed some of Hollywood's most popular films over the last 30 years - over 100 in all - from Braveheart to Avatar , to Troy and 2012's The Amazing Spider-man . He crafted the memorable score for 1986's Aliens , giving it a militaristic beat which helped elevate that film into every geek's 'Best Ever' list. He took musical

Olivia Wilde Joins "Welcome To People"

Olivia Wilde Joins "Welcome to People" The actress, who stars in the studio’s forthcoming summer tentpole Cowboys & Aliens , has just been cast in Welcome to People . She joins Chris Pine and Elizabeth Banks in the family drama about a businessman (Pine) who returns home after his estranged father’s death and discovers that he has an alcoholic sister (Banks) with a 12-year-old son. Wilde will play Hannah, the Pine character's girlfriend. Star Trek and Cowboys co-writer Alex Kurtzman is directing the film from a screenplay he wrote with regular collaborator Roberto Orci, and Jody Lambert. It’s Kurtzman’s directorial debut. Kurtzman and Orci are producing through their DreamWorks-based Paper Products banner, along with Bobby Cohen. Production is scheduled to begin in L.A. this month. Please Leave A Comment- Source- THR

Olivia Wilde Female Lead In “Cowboys & Aliens”

Olivia Wilde Female Lead In “Cowboys & Aliens” Olivia Wilde is in negotiations to star opposite Daniel Craig in the sci-fi Western “Cowboys & Aliens,” which Jon Favreau is directing for DreamWorks Studios. Wilde will play a character named Ella who joins up with mysterious gunslinger in an unlikely uprising against an alien invasion. Craig is playing the gunslinger, taking over the role from Robert Downey Jr., who dropped out in January. Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci are producing and wrote the script with "Lost" co-creator Damon Lindelof. Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard and Brian Grazer are also producing along with Scott Mitchell Rosenberg, who created the graphic novel upon which the movie is based. Wilde appears weekly on Fox’s hit series “House.” Her next big-screen appearance will be in Disney “Tron Legacy,” hitting theaters in December. Please Leave A Comment- Source- THR

Is there an Alien Prequel in the Works with Ridely Scott Directing?

Is there an Alien Prequel in the Works with Ridley Scott coming back? I sure hope so. With the last movie they put out under this franchise,it was done so bad. With this being a prequel, Where does Sigourney Weaver's Charter of Ripley fit in? If she does at all? Time will only tell. Twentieth Century Fox is resuscitating its "Alien" franchise. The studio has hired Jon Spaihts to write a prequel that has Ridley Scott attached to return as director. Spaihts got the job after pitching the studio and Scott Free, which will produce the film. The film is set up to be a prequel to the groundbreaking 1979 film that Scott directed. It will precede that film, in which the crew of a commercial towing ship returning to Earth is awakened and sent to respond to a distress signal from a nearby planetoid. The crew discovers too late that the signal generated by an empty ship was meant to warn them. The deal gives Fox another chance to keep the "Alien" franchise alive. There wer