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Horror Icons: Ripley and/or the Alien from “Alien”

My guest blog from over at CoochieCrunch

CoochieCrunch

Welcome to CoochieCrunch’s ‘Halloween Icons’. We’ll be listing some of our favourite terrifying or terrified characters and rating them on a list of creepy criteria including Terror Factor, Costumability i.e. how readily does this character become a horrifying Halloween costume and Icon Factor.

Alien (1979) Alien (1979)

Alien (1979) Y0u might not consider Alien to be a Halloween film, it isn’t themed around the holiday, but it is a seminal horror movie that changed the face of both the horror and science fiction genres. With burlesque being an industry for women and by women, I think we can all also appreciate that this movie created one of the biggest and most kickass female icons in movies to date! Unless you live in deep space you will know that this movie is such a cult success it went on to spawn sequels across several genres, moving away from it’s horror origin and creating…

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