Example Of Alien Horror Movies

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Although I didn’t take much advantage of being able to see movies for free, during the seven months I worked at a movie theater, I’ve spent countless hours surfing Netflix. Some of my favorite genres are suspense, thriller, and horror. One specific type of movie I like is alien horror, so I’ve decided to review my top 3 alien horror movies. The aliens have so much room for interesting design, and means of being scary, these movies can be very diverse. Often times, these movies are set in space, which allows for more suspense to be packed in. The movies I chose to review are; Alien, The Thing, and Europa Report.
I chose these three movies because I think they are much-watches for people who like alien or horror movies. Alien and The Thing are
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What? Not an alien horror, you say? Well, even though the alien doesn’t have a massive impact throughout the movie, I would still quantify this movie as an alien horror. This movie is the most modern of the three, coming out in 2013, and the visuals reflect that. The found-footage style of the movie, consisting of shots from cameras recording the mission for posterity, only adds to the suspense as it was pulled off well. Europa Report did a fantastic job of keeping its characters relatable, and behaving like they should. With only one instance of “because movie” questionable exploration, this movie rounds out to be a solid space …show more content…
Europa Report had beautiful visuals, and easily the highest suspense of them all, but its weak alien and lack of alien action ultimately stops it from succeeding as an alien horror. The Thing has the action we want from an alien horror, but it’s mostly just a fun alien romp. If you could only watch one of the three movies rated, I would tell you to watch Alien. Alien doesn’t rush. It takes its time getting to the point, and I think that helps take the movie from good to great. This movie is a classic, the alien is recognizable to just about anyone. The iconic alien, and the fantastic level of detail are only 2 of the reasons why I think, Alien is this best alien horror movie of the

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