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Quick questions about Alien 3

Discussion in 'Movies' started by George Monroy, Jun 18, 2003.

  1. George Monroy

    George Monroy Well-Known Member

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    I just got through watching my DVDs and I was wondering. How does the director explain the 2 face huggers that are in this movie? One impregnates Ripley and one Impregnates the dog. I know they show one egg on the main ship in the beginning but how did it get there? At the end of aLiens I do not see anytime that the Queen could have laid the egg and the other unseen egg. So how can this be? This is really bothering me so I appreciate any theories.
     
  2. Jeff Kleist

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    She had plenty of time to lay in the landing gear housing
     
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    One of many many issues that make this movie a travesty in my opinion.
     
  4. George Monroy

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    The one egg shown was near the cryo tubes. She did not have time to lay that one. [​IMG]

    I'll give you the landing gear housing one. [​IMG]
     
  5. DAN NEIR

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    What eggs in Alien3? Alien3 NEVER happened.[​IMG]
    Actually wasn't it mentioned that the company put them there? or am I just imagining that. I thought they were suppose to have been there from the time the marines left for the planet,thus suggesting the company knew what was there and sent Ripley and the marines to their deaths.
     
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    I was under the impression that Cameron suggested that there could have been eggs on the Sulaco as well.

    Quoth the IMDB for Aliens: As the final credits fade, there is the sound of an alien egg opening.
     
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    It's true. Right at the end of the credits for Aliens you hear the familiar sound of an alien egg opening.

    I read that the Alien3 facehugger was supposed to be able to impregnate more than one host. We never really see it in the movie, but Giger completely redesigned it to make it look different from the facehuggers of the first two movies. So the super-facehugger was able to infect Ripley and stay alive long enough to eventually infect the dog as well.
     
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    I also remember in Aliens a 'weird' moment or conversation w/ Bishop and the Dropship co-pilot Spunkmeyer. Bishop seemed really odd at this time. I believe he was working on examing one of the dead facehuggers...

    but would he have had time to find and smuggle eggs??

    Does anyone else remmber this?

    ~Jason
     
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    I don't subscribe to the notion that Bishop smuggled eggs, as it runs contrary to everything in Aliens that was shown to the viewer regarding his character, by the end of the film.

    Regarding the conversation between Spunkmeyer and Bishop. This scene was still fairly early in the film in terms of the Colonial Marines arrival on the planet. I felt that this scene was present to insert an air of uncertainty about Bishop's motives or priorities as a dramatic device that had two functions.

    a) Add to the tension level of the film.
    b) Provide contrast with, and consequently enhancement of, the altruistic aspects of Bishop's character later in the film.

    - Walter.
     
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    Interesting that people are making up excuses for lazy writing.

    The movie Undid everything that was good about the first two movies.

    They killed Newt and Hicks. Nuff said.


    As far as hearing an egg opening, Ive listended for that time and time again and I think that is a false notion.
     
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    I thought Cameron has been pretty vocal with his distaste for how Alien 3 was handled altogether. I've never heard the egg opening and if it did that only accounts for one--not two.
     
  15. George Monroy

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    So basically the transition from Aliens to Alien 3 is a big fat mess. [​IMG] Just what I thought.

    I am sure the transition from Alien Ressurection to Alien 5 will be the same kind of far fetched mess as well. [​IMG]
     
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    People are complaining about the transition to Alien3 - what about the transition from Alien to Aliens? A creepy suspense story was transitioned into a sily shoot-em-up, a wild west with gunslingers and a puppy dog (no, make that a small child).
     
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    Will, at at least it made sense from a plot perspective.
     
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