Hans Rudolf “Ruedi” Giger (/ˈɡiːɡər/ ghee-gur; German: [ˈgiːgɐ]; 5 February 1940 – 12 May 2014) was a Swiss surrealist painter, sculptor and set designer. He was part of the special effects team that won an Academy Award for Best Achievement in Visual Effects for their design work on the film Alien. He was named to the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame in 2013. Design by: #losfutbolko
Tags: movie, aliens, fiction, science, sculptor
Perched atop her glistening egg-sac, bloated with the horrific spawn of the dreaded Aliens, the elegant armored monarch is master of all she surveys. Trespassing on her sacred territory means certain death, be it from her army of devoted drones, fatal impregnation by the fields of facehugger-filled eggs, or the powerful tail and talons of the Queen herself. The eggs bring life through death, and the Queen makes the eggs, spreading her deadly nightmare seed throughout the galaxy.
Tags: aliens, xenomorph, ripley, james-cameron, stan-winston
"It appears to be completely sealed. Wait a minute -- there's movement. Seems to have life... organic life." The final words of Nostromo crewmember Kane before he became the victim of a facehugger in the belly of the derelict ship on LV-426. A moment of sudden, swift horror and violation that gave birth to the Alien that would decimate the crew and send waves of revulsion and terror through moviegoers worldwide in Ridley Scott's 1979 horror sci-fi masterpiece, ALIEN.
Tags: aliens, facehugger, giger, hr-giger, ridley-scott