CONTEST: Win the Alien Anthology Blu-ray Set!

This six-disc set features all four movies and hours upon hours of special features.
BYBrian Gallagher | October 25th, 2010

Alien Anthology will finally be released on Blu-ray, bringing all four movies in 1080p to high-def shelves everywhere on October 26 and you just know we have to celebrate this massive six-disc set. We have a new contest running and we're giving away copies of this new BD set to our readers. You know these sets will go incredibly fast, so enter this new contest today:

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Disc One: Alien

Disc Two: Aliens

Disc Three: Alien 3

  • 1992 Theatrical Version

    - 2003 Special Edition (Restored Workprint Version)

    - Audio Commentary by Cinematographer Alex Thomson, B.S.C., Editor Terry Rawlings, Alien Effects Designers Alec Gillis and Tom Woodruff Jr., Visual Effects Producer Richard Edlund, A.S.C., Actors Paul McGann and Lance Henriksen

    - Final Theatrical Isolated Score by Elliot Goldenthal

    - Deleted and Extended Scenes

    - MU-TH-UR Mode Interactive Experience with Weyland-Yutani Datastream

Disc Four: Alien Resurrection

Disc Five: Making the Anthology

In addition to over 12 hours of candid, in-depth documentaries, you now have the ability to go even deeper into Alien Anthology history with nearly five hours of additional video Enhancement Pods created exclusively for this collection, presenting behind-the-scenes footage, raw dailies and interview outtakes from all four films. At topical points in the documentaries, you may access these pods to enhance your experience, or watch them on their own from the separate Enhancement Pod index.

The Beast Within: Making Alien

  • Star Beast: Developing the Story

    - The Visualists: Direction and Design

    - Truckers in Space: Casting

    - Fear of the Unknown: Shepperton Studios, 1978

    - The Darkest Reaches: Nostromo and Alien Planet

    - The Eighth Passenger: Creature Design

    - Future Tense: Editing and Music

    - Outward Bound: Visual Effects

    - A Nightmare Fulfilled: Reaction to the Film

    - Enhancement Pods

Superior Firepower: Making Aliens

  • 57 Years Later: Continuing the Story

    - Building Better Worlds: From Concept to Construction

    - Preparing for Battle: Casting and Characterization

    - This Time It's War: Pinewood Studios, 1985

    - The Risk Always Lives: Weapons and Action

    - Bug Hunt: Creature Design

    - Beauty and the Bitch: Power Loader vs. Queen Alien

    - Two Orphans: Sigourney Weaver and Carrie Henn

    - The Final Countdown: Music, Editing and Sound

    - The Power of Real Tech: Visual Effects

    - Aliens Unleashed: Reaction to the Film

    - Enhancement Pods

Wreckage and Rage: Making Alien 3

  • Development Hell: Concluding the Story

    - Tales of the Wooden Planet: Vincent Ward's Vision

    - Stasis Interrupted: David Fincher's Vision

    - Xeno-Erotic: H.R. Giger's Redesign

    - The Color of Blood: Pinewood Studios, 1991

    - Adaptive Organism: Creature Design

    - The Downward Spiral: Creative Differences

    - Where the Sun Burns Cold: Fox Studios, L.A. 1992

    - Optical Fury: Visual Effects

    - Requiem for a Scream: Music, Editing and Sound

    - Post-Mortem: Reaction to the Film

    - Enhancement Pods

One Step Beyond: Making Alien Resurrection

  • From the Ashes: Reviving the Story

    - French Twist: Direction and Design

    - Under the Skin: Casting and Characterization

    - Death from Below: Fox Studios, Los Angeles, 1996

    - In the Zone: The Basketball Scene

    - Unnatural Mutation: Creature Design

    - Genetic Composition: Music

    - Virtual Aliens: Computer Generated Imagery

    - A Matter of Scale: Miniature Photography

    - Critical Juncture: Reaction to the Film

    - Enhancement Pods

    - MU-TH-UR Mode Interactive Experience to Access and Control Enhancement Pods

Disc Six: The Anthology Archives



  • First Draft Screenplay by Dan O'Bannon

    - Ridleygrams: Original Thumbnails and Notes

    - Storyboard Archive

    - The Art of Alien: Conceptual Art Portfolio

    - Sigourney Weaver Screen Tests with Select Director Commentary

    - Cast Portrait Gallery


  • The Chestbuster: Multi-Angle Sequence with Commentary

    - Video Graphics Gallery

    - Production Image Galleries

    - Continuity Polaroids

    - The Sets of Alien

    - H.R. Giger's Workshop Gallery

Post-Production and Aftermath

  • Additional Deleted Scenes

    - Image & Poster Galleries

    - Experience in Terror

    - Special Collector's Edition LaserDisc Archive

    - The Alien Legacy

    - American Cinematheque: Ridley Scott Q&A

    - Trailers & TV Spots



  • Original Treatment by James Cameron

    - Pre-Visualizations: Multi-Angle Videomatics with Commentary

    - Storyboard Archive

    - The Art of Aliens: Image Galleries

    - Cast Portrait Gallery


  • Production Image Galleries

    - Continuity Polaroids

    - Weapons and Vehicles

    - Stan Winston's Workshop

    - Colonial Marine Helmet Cameras

    - Video Graphics Gallery

    - Weyland-Yutani Inquest: Nostromo Dossiers

Post-Production and Aftermath

  • Deleted Scene: Burke Cocooned

    - Deleted Scene Montage

    - Image Galleries

    - Special Collector's Edition LaserDisc Archive

    - Main Title Exploration

    - Aliens: Ride at the Speed of Fright

    - Trailers & TV Spots

Alien 3


  • Storyboard Archive

    - The Art of Arceon

    - The Art of Fiorina


  • Furnace Construction: Time-Lapse Sequence

    - EEV Bioscan: Multi-Angle Vignette with Commentary

    - Production Image Galleries

    - A.D.I.'s Workshop

Post-Production and Aftermath

  • Visual Effects Gallery

    - Special Shoot: Promotional Photo Archive

    - Alien 3 Advance Featurette

    - The Making of Alien 3 Promotional Featurette

    - Trailers & TV Spots

Alien Resurrection


  • First Draft Screenplay by Joss Whedon

    - Test Footage: A.D.I. Creature Shop with Commentary

    - Test Footage: Costumes, Hair and Makeup

    - Pre-Visualizations: Multi-Angle Rehearsals

    - Storyboard Archive

    - The Marc Caro Portfolio: Character Designs

    - The Art of Resurrection: Image Galleries


  • Production Image Galleries

    - A.D.I.'s Workshop

Post-Production and Aftermath


  • Two Versions of Alien Evolution

    - The Alien Saga

    - Patches and Logos Gallery

    - Aliens 3D Attraction Scripts and Gallery

    - Aliens in the Basement: The Bob Burns Collection

    - Parodies

    - Dark Horse Cover Gallery

    - Patches and Logos Gallery

    - MU-TH-UR Mode Interactive Experience

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