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The Projection Booth:David Fincher’s Alien³


Special Guests: Lance Henriksen, Holt McCallany, Vincent Ward, John Fasano, Mark Verheiden

Guest Co-Host: Brad Jones

One of the most hated — and possibly most misunderstood — sequels around, David Fincher’s Alien³ had contentious production history. We’ll attempt to unwrap the behind-the-scenes turmoil and on-screen mayhem along with Brad Jones, the Cinema Snob.

We talked to Vincent Ward who brought the idea of “monks in space” to the game and the late John Fasano who worked on a few drafts of the Alien 3 script. We also spoke with actors Lance Henriksen and Holt McCallany about what it was like to be on the set. And, we’re joined by Mark Verheiden who wrote the incredible Dark Horse comics Alien series.

Links:

Buy Alien3 on Blu-Ray

Buy the Alien Anthology on Blu-Ray

Buy the Alien Omnibus by Mark Verheiden

Be sure to visit The Cinema Snob website

Be sure to LIKE Lance Henriksen on Facebook

Visit the official Vincent Ward website

Visit the official Holt McCallany website

Visit Mark Verheiden’s blog

Learn more about the Alien Identity fan film

Learn more about Neill Blomkamp‘s Alien concepts

Visit the Alien Anthology wiki

Read The Metamorphoses of Alien III by Mike White

Read It’s Time You Reconsidered Alien 3 by Scott Wampler

Read Why Newt And Hicks Had To Die In ALIEN 3 by Devin Faraci

Read 10 Reasons Alien 3 Is A Misunderstood Masterpiece by Percival Constantine

Read Alien 3: A Haunting Failure by Theresa DeLucci

Read Mother From Another Planet from Strange Shapes

Read Alien3: Set Visit To A Troubled Sequel by Garth Pearce

Read Alien 3: the story ideas that never made it to the screen by Ryan Lambie

Read Alien 3 – Fincher Talks! by Greg Moss

Music:

“Wreckage and Rape” – Elliot Goldenthal

“The Entrapment” – Elliot Goldenthal

“The Beast Within” – Elliot Goldenthal

“Alien” – 1919

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About The Author
Mike White
Mike White
Often mistaken for the ginger screenwriter/actor of the same name, Mike White has been a frequent contributor to publications such as CinemaScope, Paracinema, Detroit’s Metro Times, and Detour-Mag.com. He’s served on juries at the Slamdance, Cinekink, MicroCineFest and Kansas City film festivals. Additionally, he’s been featured in the documentaries David Goodis: To a Pulp and The People Vs. George Lucas. In 2010, BearManor Media published Impossibly Funky: A Cashiers du Cinemart Collection. A collection of film reviews, Cinema Detours, will be published in 2013.

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