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Memory: The Origins of Alien

Memory: The Origins of Alien is a movie starring Bijan Aalam, Tim Boxell, and Axelle Carolyn. The untold origin story behind Ridley Scott's Alien - rooted in Greek and Egyptian mythologies, underground comics, the art of Francis...

Other Titles
Wspomnienia: Geneza 'Obcego', Memory, Memory - As origens de Alien, Memory: Les origines d'Alien, Memorias: el origen de Alien
Running Time
1 hours 35 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Alexandre O. Philippe
Writer
Alexandre O. Philippe
Actors
Tim Boxell, Bijan Aalam, Veronica Cartwright, Axelle Carolyn
Country
USA, Switzerland
Year
2019
Audio Languages
اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
اللغة_العربية, 日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

The untold origin story behind Ridley Scott's Alien - rooted in Greek and Egyptian mythologies, underground comics, the art of Francis Bacon, and the dark visions of Dan O'Bannon and H.R. Giger. A contemplation on the symbiotic collaborative process of movie-making, the power of myth, and our collective unconscious.

Comments about documentary «Memory: The Origins of Alien» (22)

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Joshua

There is no denying that this film is one of the best documentaries ever made about the history of our alien abduction phenomenon. It does a good job of explaining how alien abduction is just a symptom of a much bigger problem. The documentary also explains how this phenomenon began, as well as how the government reacted to the situation. You will find yourself thinking about this film after you watch it and it will have an impact on you. The documentary is a must see for everyone.

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Hannah

It's always great to see Ridley Scott get involved in a documentary as it's always fun to see how his mind works. Here he tries to answer the question "why is there a mysterious life in space?" It's a very interesting question that he does not give a definitive answer for and it's one of the reasons why this documentary is so interesting to see. It also has a good point of view and the movie is made in a nice way. The only thing that can be considered a weakness is that it seems a little bit too long. I think it could have been shorter and I don't think it should have been shown in the best possible way. The last minute has a good message to tell about why we should be happy with what we have and I think that could have been the ending of the movie. Another weak point is that I think it would have been better to show the movie in a nice way and not use the usual sequences that Ridley always uses in his movies. The documentary is well made and Ridley Scott's presence on the screen makes it a very enjoyable movie.

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George Williams

A group of experts discuss what it takes to have the technology to make a movie about Aliens. They all talk about how to go about it and what they're going to do in the next few months. They talk about the legal issues with the movie and what they'd like to see done about it. They discuss the different genres and give some of the most interesting ones. There is one interesting aspect of the movie that I won't get into in this review. This is because there's nothing really new about it. However, this is the main reason I decided to watch it. The next part of the movie I watched was Alien 3. I had no idea what was going to happen but I really liked the way the movie ended. The movie left me with a feeling of having a good time and a great movie.

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Jesse

What this movie failed to do was the explanation of why and how they made the Xenomorphs. And while that is a very important question, I think the film failed to answer it. That's probably why people didn't like the film. I have a problem with the way this movie was edited. I'm sure that in the original Alien movie, it was always clear what was going on. There was no "man in black" as in this movie. I understand that the director wanted to keep the audience guessing, but I would have rather the movie have stayed as it was. I didn't feel that they did a good job explaining why the Xenomorphs are what they are. The Alien series had a great concept, but I think the studio messed up the story by taking this movie and turning it into a Star Wars: Episode III. The acting was pretty good. I found the acting to be the best in the movie. I would have liked more time with the crew, but that's just my opinion. It's worth a watch, but it didn't blow me away.

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Karen Williamson

I was waiting for this documentary to come out but didn't know if it would be available on DVD or in theaters. This documentary was awesome. It tells us what happened in the filming of Alien and Alien 2, the transition to what the movie would become and how it changed over time. It also reveals what the director, Ron Cobb, had to deal with, how he dealt with editing the film, who the cast members were, how the production was managed, how the special effects were put together, how many was involved, etc. There is an amazing amount of information that we never knew. I recommend this film to anyone that is interested in the Alien and Alien 2 movies. If you are interested in the way movies are made, this is an excellent documentary for you to watch.

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Amy

The Making of "Alien" is an insightful documentary on the making of the "Alien" movie. The movie is a masterpiece and a complete triumph. I would rate this movie as a 10, as it is both entertaining and informative. The documentary shows a lot of behind-the-scenes footage, giving us a clear idea of how much effort went into making the movie. It is an entertaining and informative look at the making of the movie. Some parts of the movie are not as interesting, but the documentary makes it clear that much time and effort was put into the movie. I would recommend the documentary to anyone who wants to know about the making of the movie. Also, it is a must-see for any movie fan.

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Christian

The director of this documentary, Thomas Ruttig, makes it clear that he is not interested in explaining the meaning of Alien. That is why I found this documentary so interesting. I find this fascinating because it's the story of a man, known only as 'the alien', who's story can be traced back to the 1960's. It's a story of a man who was told by his father that there was an alien on earth and that he would know the secret. He never believed this until he had a chance encounter with this alien. His father died when he was a child. His mother tried to bring him to believe in his father's story but she couldn't. He never saw the alien and the alien left him alone. He lived his life. He went to college and got a job and he was able to have a family and a normal life. After he had a chance encounter with the alien, his life changed. He became involved in UFO research. He became a journalist. He got involved with the public and he began to write about what he had seen. He was the first to speak about what he had seen. He became known as the 'alien' and this documentary is based on his life story. This documentary gives an insight into the alien. It shows what he was like and it also shows what he was like. It shows his first UFO sighting and his first contact with the aliens. It shows his life and it also shows what happened to him. This is the kind of film I was looking for and the director did a very good job with it. It is interesting because it is not about explaining the meaning of Alien. It is about what it is like to be an alien and what he was like. It shows what it was like to be a journalist and what he was like. This is a very interesting documentary that is worth seeing. I would recommend this film to anyone.

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Emily H.

This documentary from the UK is a true love story of a married man and his wife and their children and it's always nice to see the images from the film it really brings back memories. The documentary was really interesting and a little bit long and not very visually appealing but it did make me really emotional to see the whole story of how they made the film and it was amazing to see the process. It's always great to see new things in a documentary and this is one of the best documentaries I've seen in a long time. It's also worth noting that they are not going to change the story or make it a happy ending because it's the truth and it's never nice to hear the truth. As a matter of fact I do think the movie is much better than the documentary because they are different.

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Margaret A.

The film basically takes you on a journey through the history of the Alien mythos. It's a small slice, but it's powerful. It's easy to tell how the story of the Alien has been told, but the very act of telling it gives it power. This film tells the story of the origins of the Alien. It's a short documentary but well worth watching. You will learn about everything from how it was discovered, to how it got its name, to the idea that we are living in the future. What is amazing is that this film doesn't tell you how the Alien got its name. The short story "Cthulhu" tells you everything. All you have to do is read the short story and then watch the film. This documentary gives you the knowledge and it's an absolute joy. It's also fun to see how different countries have been depicted. The movie also contains some wonderful and amazing interviews with some of the best people working on the Alien movies. It's an absolute joy and if you like Alien or Sci-Fi, this documentary is a must. I think everyone who loves science fiction or science documentaries will enjoy this film. I rate it 8/10. It's a fantastic documentary, it's the best of its kind. 8/10

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Kelly R.

I'm not a big fan of Sci-Fi movies and I find it difficult to give a film a rating that is less than 10. But, I would say this movie is a real hit. It is not just a good movie, it is a great one. The story was so good that I was watching it in a different perspective and actually had a lot of fun. I also learned that not all people are bad, and that the movie world is not always dark and dreary. I recommend this film to anybody who is a fan of Sci-Fi movies or anyone who likes a good story. The only reason why I give this film a rating of 8 is because I couldn't help myself when it was over and I could not stop thinking about the movie.

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Carol H.

This movie really made me think. I love Ridley Scott and his Alien films, but his Alien vs. Predator films are not his best. He's really missing that special something. For example, he's missing the awesome first part of the movie, where Ripley goes back to the island and basically gets into it and fights the Aliens. What he has instead is Predator vs. Predator, where the humans go to the island to get the 'bottles'. And then the humans and the Predators fight, then there's the happy ending. So what he does instead is create a really fun sci-fi movie, but it doesn't have the amazing opening. And even though he's the master of this kind of movie, he's missing that first part, and that's what made the first part so great. So I really think that if this movie were made now, it would be great. It would have a really cool first part, but I think he's really missing that. It's a really great movie, and it's a really great movie, but it's missing that first part. So I think he's really missing that first part. So that's why I really think this is a really great movie, but I think it's missing that first part.

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Mary

I had the pleasure of seeing this at the Tallman Film Festival, and it is a really exciting documentary about how some of the movies that were supposedly based on science fiction, actually happened. There are some really great scenes in this documentary, and it's hard to tell which are real and which are not. The best part of the documentary is when they talk to people who worked on Alien, and they talk about how they did not actually have any contact with any of the aliens that they supposedly encountered. Overall, I really enjoyed this documentary, and it's worth watching.

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Samuel

Steven Spielberg's "Saving Private Ryan" was a big surprise and a big box office success, but that is not the only surprise. "Alien" was not a great film in the same way that "E.T." wasn't a great film. The reason "Alien" is a great film is because it is a great film because it does what films should do, which is give us a view of a world that is completely alien and unearthly. One of the most exciting aspects of the film is when we see the first alien. It is not only horrifying, but frightening, and the only thing that will make you think "Geez, that would be really cool to see." I think that this film is worth a watch because it is a great film, and it shows us that we are not alone in the universe. Also, it shows us that when we can face our fear, it can bring us hope. My Grade: A

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Joan

This is a very well-written and researched documentary, albeit slightly too long. I have always been a big fan of the work of the renowned John C. Lilly, but when I saw his name in the title, I was rather excited. I would have never guessed he was a writer, but once I saw the title, I was hooked. He is a man who wrote almost exclusively about LSD and other mind-altering drugs. He was a visionary, and the documentary was like a roller coaster ride through his mind. The interviews with Lilly are very interesting, and they help make the film come to life. Also, the music is absolutely wonderful. As an expert on all things LSD and a researcher myself, I found the music absolutely brilliant. I will definitely be listening to this film as I can't get enough of John Lilly. The documentary is not to be missed.

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Ruth

The special effects of the Alien franchise are mind blowing, in fact they are so convincing they are unbelievable. However, the best effects of the whole film are the performances of Sigourney Weaver and Sigourney Weaver, and the way they both play their parts in the film. The Aliens themselves have great design and look great. But one thing that made me disappointed was the way they were filmed. They looked cheap and all they were going for was to make a big budget film. Not really something I would call a bad film. But this did not take into account the other important aspects of the film. The acting and the story itself is the most important thing. Aliens is a great film and can stand on it's own but for a better Alien film I suggest the "Alien 3". That film is by far the best Alien film in the series and it is a great film.

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Jesse Rose

This movie has to be one of the most interesting documentaries that I have ever seen. It takes us on a trip through the history of the Alien. This movie does not give a complete picture of the Alien as we know it. It makes some really cool points about it and some of the footage that was not shown in the movie was, in my opinion, very important to the origin of the Alien. This movie is very informative and makes you think and I believe that it will inspire a lot of people to learn about the Alien. I give this movie an 8 out of 10. It is a great movie that you will be very proud to have in your collection. It is a must-see for anyone who has a fascination with Alien movies.

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Peter

Before Alien, there was a movie that inspired The Thing. "The Thing" (1978), is a wonderfully haunting, eerie movie that takes the world of humanity and brings it to a truly frightening point of view. Although it has been criticized for being slow, it has always been said that it is much better than The Thing. Alien is much slower but it is also much better. It's much darker and there is much more energy, suspense, and terror. Alien is the start of the Sci-Fi genre. The original Alien and Alien3 are the two great Sci-Fi movies. The "Alien" franchise is what inspired The Thing. "The Thing" is the beginning of the Alien, Alien Resurrection, Aliens, Aliens Vs Predator, and the Alien vs Predator movies. The horror genre is definitely the start of the Alien, Alien 3, Alien Resurrection, Aliens, Aliens Vs Predator, and Alien Vs Predator movies. The movies are fantastic and will not be forgotten.

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Joan M.

The movie is great because it brings all the knowledge of Alien, The Alien franchise, and Alien/Alien vs Predator movie, and it makes them a movie that everyone can see. So there are no big names in the cast, but that doesn't make it a bad movie. All the other Predator movies have very good actors, and they all know how to act. I just like how the movie also focuses on the lore, and the origin of the Alien universe. The movie is a very good and entertaining, it has a good story and its story is a little confusing at first, but after you have seen it, you can see that its actually pretty great, it has good action, it has a good storyline, it has good music, and it has good cinematography. Overall it's a good movie. I give it a 9 out of 10.

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Nathan Garza

If you don't like the sci-fi/horror genre, don't watch this. Otherwise, you should at least be able to appreciate a documentary that gives us a peek into the workings of a film that is not a traditional sci-fi/horror. I think the major issue is that many people are taking this film too seriously, and are expecting it to be something more than it actually is. Personally, I think that the world of horror has been pretty well explored, and the technology is there. Alien is definitely not a "true" horror film. It's not scary. It's not scary, but it does scare. This documentary is for people who want to know how things really were. For those who want to see it for the scares, I think you should watch this documentary. Personally, I think the movie is a masterpiece, and I can't think of a better horror film ever made. It's not perfect, but it's great. I recommend it, but don't expect a typical horror film. It's more like a drama, but I recommend it anyway. You may be surprised.

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Gregory C.

I found this documentary quite interesting. I had never heard of "Alien" before this movie and have only seen the "original" trailer on TV. It's not a bad movie, but it's nothing I'd recommend to watch. The first 20 minutes were good, but then the movie began to drag and to me seemed like they were trying to make it into a "monster movie" rather than a "alien" movie. But I must admit that I was pleasantly surprised by the ending. I expected a cheap plot, no explanation, and a more traditional, boring movie with lots of suspense and a good story. The end of this movie, though, was a very different, well made and intense story. It was a very good movie. I really enjoyed it and I think anyone would be able to enjoy it too.

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Christian R.

My sister and I went to see this movie in the theater, and we were not disappointed. After the movie we decided to go to the library and pick up a book about it. We got into a discussion about how alien abduction is not a recent phenomenon. The movie seems to make you think and think and think. It's very good. The effects are very good. I think if you are looking for a movie to keep you awake, this is not the movie for you. It's a good movie, but a good movie is hard to come by. If you like science fiction, see it, if you like movies, see it.

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John T.

The documentary is about how the aliens came to earth and why they are so destructive to our environment. It's very interesting, although I felt that it was a little overlong and too drawn out. There are many other documentaries about alien visitations. The worst of these are "The Truth About UFOs" and "The Outer Limits".