Miscalibrated Internet Receptor Stalks
Miscalibrated Internet Receptor Stalks

This is a detail from John Hurt's funeral shroud.

Illustration for article titled As if you needed more proof that Alien was amazing

You only saw it fleetingly onscreen for a couple of seconds, and you never would have seen it close up. But the production designers put this much attention into a simple prop. It makes you realize just how impoverished by comparison most other genre movies really are.

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