Aliens Essays

  • Alien

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    The movie Alien was released in 1979 and was directed by widely known director Ridley Scott. The movie also had a very experienced cast, headlined by Sigourney Weaver (as Ripley) and Tom Skerritt (as Dallas). This particular movie is a Science-Fiction/Thriller movie and has since made four sequels, which has helped push the Alien franchise forward. Ridley Scott’s well-honed talents of editing and setting the atmosphere definitely set the tone for this definite scary, thrill-ride type of movie. For

  • Alien (1979): Alien: Feminism In The Film Alien

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    Alien (1979): Feminism In the thirty years since its release, Alien has become a film of various debates amongst film theorists. Academic analyses of the film draw attention to many differing themes, most popularly with feminism. Most critiques, academic and otherwise, ultimately conclude that Alien is a feminist film because of its representation of the workplace as a home to equality and a place where traditional gender roles have been obliterated. What is ultimately revealed by Alien is the anxiety

  • Aliens

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    bodies of some people that have reported strange sightings or encounters with strange objects. Once one begins to put it all together, the history, stories, claims, and evidence that science is to studying, the truth has come clear. We are not alone aliens do exist! Different cultures throughout the world have historical events, in their histories that are very much similar to what we call a UFO today. The oldest recorded sighting belongs to Thutmose, Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt around 1500 (BC) “…A circle

  • Alien Attack

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    came down on the fresh manure, and coated every body. Through the smoke came out an imp, a small demon, who stood on the ramp for an extended period of time. The alien made a sibyl, lispy sound, screeching sound that was extremely loud. Out came hundreds of aliens from the UFO. More of them came out as the people ran. Some of the aliens were scintillant, things that sparkle, and others were grandiose, uncommon size, and freighting to look at. When the chase was over Emma arrived back home without

  • H.R.Giger's Alien

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    H.R.Giger's Alien "Hollywood's conception of extraterrestrial life was pretty much limited to either whimsical little green men or clumsy bug-eyed monsters. In a gritty future, Scott brought to life Swiss surrealist H.R.Giger's terrifying biomechanical beastie: an acid-bleeding, razor-toothed, overgrown cockroach with an ugly practice of gestating its offspring in human hosts……. Suddenly, space was a pretty scary place to be." (Schwarzbaum, 27) In 1979 an alien was born. Before 1979 the movie

  • Illegal Aliens

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    Illegal Aliens: Friend or Enemy? The illegal alien debate has raged on for several decades; however in recent years citizens have become more aware of the crisis. Illegal immigration is one of the most controversial political issues of today's society. Illegal aliens and their immigration to the U.S. is a problem that needs to be addressed. It is unfair to Americans and to the country from where they immigrated from. Whether they (illegal aliens) take jobs or put a strain on Americans social service

  • Aliens and Space

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    to city in the Starship, we where looking for a place to stay at. We had left Earth because I was being taken over by the aliens that where discovered from other planets. We knew we would encounter other aliens while exploring other planets so we took proper precautions and brought the protection we would need through out the trip. We where going in outer space so the aliens would not track us and follow us to destroy us. We had arrived to the first planet and just by looking at it, it looked like

  • The Phenomenon of Aliens

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    The Phenomenon of Aliens The phenomenon of aliens is a really diverse subject to ponder about. The physical evidence can really affirm that aliens are sucking up people out of are atmosphere. In the article “Where’s the Physical Evidence” The Hopkins story, claims to have more compelling evidence - even an x-ray of an alien nasal implants. But like with all alien phenomenon there is diversity in the proof. The MIT physicist confirmed that there is not one, single, independently confirmed piece

  • Alien 3

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    for the first time a creature as deadly as beautiful, the Alien. This creature and it’s environment, created by the talented Swiss artist H.R. Giger, were the main antagonists from the movie « Alien », directed by Ridley Scott and featuring Sigourney Weaver as the only survivor of the Nostromo crew when the Alien penetrated it. This movie was the first chapter of a cult saga still active these days. From the four movies featuring the Aliens, the third one is considered as the worst one. Even though

  • Aliens Built the Pyramids

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    Aliens built the Egyptian pyramids. Recent research supports the theory that the Pyramids were built long before humans inhabited the area now known as Egypt. It is also nearly impossible for the Egyptians to have lifted and moved the limestone brick used to build these massive structures. Only a more advanced form of life could have constructed such an enormous undertaking, while using advanced mathematics and geography that were not yet known to ancient peoples. Archeologists suggest that the large

  • The Aliens Next Door

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    The Aliens Next Door Three of them are on the right side of my bed. I try to holler but I can't. I can't move. I'm scared, remembering the pain from the other times. They fly through the ceiling and out the roof, taking me with them. Next thing I'm in their craft, lying on a table, and I'm cold. I'm naked. They're putting something up into my vagina, and I'm scared they'll leave it there. They wear skintight black coveralls. They look like black grasshoppers. No hair, wide jaw. Black eyes

  • Alien Abduction

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    many examples of what many people call alien abduction experiences. Despite the hundreds and thousands of people who have claimed similar abductions, scientists and skeptics still attempt to answer this mystery with more earthly explanations. Even though many people claim very similar alien abductions, researchers can reasonably explain this phenomenon. There are nearly a million abduction stories, but only a few are considered legitimate. One of the first alien abduction stories to make it to the international

  • Melissa Wright Illegal Alien Analysis

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    The Life of an Undocumented Immigrant “Illegal Alien”, a phrase that we as Americans place upon a specific group of people because we rather just create a degrading name and put it onto someone we do not understand before we actually take the time to sit and talk with the person. Undocumented immigrants are human and come over to the US to have a better life for themselves or for their family. They do not take the risks of crossing over to be ridiculed and criticized for what they have done. In “Introduction:

  • Alien And Sedition Acts

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    ALIEN AND SEDITION ACTS In 1798, when Congress passed both the Alien and Sedition Acts, it was very much constitutional. These acts were definitely in the best interest of America. America was a significantly young nation, at the time, and could not afford to create problems caused by foreigners coming to America. They did not have enough national power to sustain order if everyone was attacking the newly created laws, and many of those rebels being citizens from foreign countries, nevertheless

  • Essay On Alien Abduction

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    Have you ever wondered if aliens could abduct you? The controversy surrounding alien abduction has been most prevalent since the 1960s when claims of abduction were becoming popular. A few incidents were reported earlier but weren’t given any credibility in the 60s and 70s. But is it fact or fiction? Could you become an alien experiment? Scientists that study this paranormal activity believe that this does happen. They are convinced of this through UFO sightings, the testimony of abductees, and the

  • Alien and Sedition Act

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    country into what it is today. The saying rubber makes things perfect is one such example. It is a pliable material and can be formed or molded into whatever shapes you need it be. Just as our nation is today, it is pliable to our society’s needs. The Alien and Sedition Act demolished this moral standard by passing 4 acts that deny the power of people. The United States at this time was faced with such economic and political problems domestically. Such economic problems as a trade barrier created such

  • 'Alien' Through The Lens Of Jeffery Cohen's Monster Culture

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    An Analysis of “Alien” through the Lens of Jeffery Cohen’s “Monster Culture” The constraints of normality within today’s society often determine what or who does not fit the designated mold of behavior and character traits. Discrimination towards difference is seen throughout cinema, portraying characters that differ as dangerous and malicious in their actions, unethically predetermining their demeanor despite society’s implementation of provocation and selfish pursuits. Likewise, the antagonist

  • UFOs, Aliens and Religion

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    middle of paper ... ...en Worlds: Social and Religious Dimensions of Extraterrestrial Content. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2007. Helland, Christopher. “The Raelian Creation Myth and the Art of Cloning: Reality or Rhetoric?” Alien Worlds: Social and Religious Dimensions of Extraterrestrial Content. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2007. Message from the Designers. URL: (2005). Scientology: A Reference Work Presented

  • Political Correctness vs. Truth: The 'Illegal Alien' Debate

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    Illegal Aliens: Appropriate or Belligerent In the 21st century being “political correct” has not only become a conversation between amongst peers but  it is now swaying our political processes and presidential race. Often times people are more concerned about being political correct rather then being truthful. What is and is not appropriate to say to fellow American’s. What may or may not be offensive to those around us. Now while we should take precaution to those around us some things are inevitable

  • Star Dreck: Paranoia & Patriotism in Alien Invasion Films

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    Star Dreck: Paranoia & Patriotism in Alien Invasion Films My premise is really quite simple: aliens are among us.And they're bad.But they're not the aliens you think they are, and they're not bad for the reasons you might imagine.In order to understand who these aliens are and why they're bad I want to begin by reaching back into the dark heart of the McCarthy era, when American paranoia in its most popular incarnation as American patriotism was at its peak.The year is 1951 and the film is Howard