gender politics in “Alien” (1979)

January 4, 2016 § Leave a comment

ALIEN

Title: ALIEN ¥ Pers: WEAVER, SIGOURNEY ¥ Year: 1979 ¥ Dir: SCOTT, RIDLEY ¥ Ref: ALI015GB ¥ Credit: [ 20TH CENTURY FOX / THE KOBAL COLLECTION ]

This morning I was thinking of this film in relation to childbirth, breastfeeding, my new role as a father, and my job in early 2010 screening films for undergraduate students taking the The Other In Science Fiction and Horror course for SOAS Anthropology Department. I was pleased to come across this analysis which I find quite compelling.

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heartbreak pass

January 2, 2016 § Leave a comment

this album – which was just a delicious accompaniment – to some frenzied tapping…means i need to go to one of gelb’s gigs asap

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