Aliens - Alan Dean Foster Reviews
Description:ISBN 0751503436 / Author: Alan Dean Foster / Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Having survived one encounter with an alien, Ripley is persuaded to return to the planet where her crew found the alien ship.
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by - written on 06/05/01, updated on 06/05/01 (Very useful, 84 readings)
As sequel to one of the best science fiction/horror films ever made, Aliens had a lot to live up to, but is arguably even better than the first film in the series. It helped consolidate James Cameron’s reputation as a director. The novelisation of the film is a pleasant surprise, in that it is not merely a bare-bones rehash of the script. In contrast to the disappointing Gladiator book, which is a poor imitation of a great film, the book of Aliens does justice to a great film. Where the book of Gladiator offered little beyond what you see in the film, Alan Dean Foster relates the story in a much more enthralling manner, describing the claustrophobic ... Read the complete review
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