Essays Tagged: "Ellen Ripley"

The Hero's Quest.

amples show how Decker is unwilling to come out of retirement. Switching to the movie Alien, Ripley is unwilling to do her task. Her task is to kill the alien that invaded her spaceship. It is ... e is willing or not. She learns that she must do her job and get out alive. Those examples show how Ripley is unwilling to perform her task. Keeping with movie Alien, Ripley is trained ...

(4 pages) 85 2 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

A General Analysis of Ridley Scott's 'Alien' (1979)

impression that the characters long for something out of the ordinary, which is why, possibly, Lt. Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) demands that LV 426 be investigated.However, Ridley Scott hints at things ... ensive, is to some degree observed here, (the mother ship exploding) but is not the true ending, as Ripley, now a lone warrior against the seemingly indestructible alien, goes 'head to head' with it, ...

(4 pages) 107 1 4.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis