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Dr Alien, PhD: the horror classic that academia loves

6 mins | Apr 2, 2019

Alien, the cult classic sci-fi film celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2019 with a wealth of events including a documentary screening of its making and a two-day symposium. Although originally produced as “a straightforward riveting thriller,” over the years it’s generated a huge cult following and inspired an industry of academic research.

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