Films and Showtimes
- SATO 48 (2019)
- SATO48: THE COMEDIES
- SATO48: THE CREEPIES
- Amazing Grace
- Moxie Mornings
- The Essentials: Of Human Bondage (1934)
- The Secret Garden (1993)
- Videodrome (1983)
- High Life
- The Essentials: Jezebel (1938)
- The Essentials: Now, Voyager (1942)
- The Essentials: All About Eve (1950)
- Staff Picks: Zodiac (2007)
- Reservoir Dogs (1992) @ Mother's Brewery
- The Essentials: What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
- On Stage: All About Eve
- Staff Picks: The Last Picture Show (1971)
Science On Screen: Alien (1979)
- Starring: John Hurt, Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt
- Director: Ridley Scott
- Genre(s): Sci-Fi, Thriller, Horror
- Rating: R
- Running Time: 117 min.
Science on Screen Film Series
All screenings are free and made possible thanks to a generous grant fro the Alfred P. Sloan Foundaition and Coolide Corner Theatre Foundation.
Synopsis: The commercial vessel Nostromo receives a distress call from an unexplored planet. After searching for survivors, the crew heads home only to realize that a deadly bioform has joined them.
Dr. Tamera Jahnke (MSU, Chemistry) will be discussing the gender disparity in science.
"Seen again a quarter-century later, we marvel at how the filmmaker generates so much tension and sweat with a bare minimum of moving parts."- Stephen Cole, Globe and Mail
"An old-fashioned scary movie set in a highly realistic sci-fi future, made all the more believable by expert technical craftmanship."- Variety
"It's a most satisfying return to one of the few sci-fi films that deserves to be called a masterpiece."- Glenn Lovell, San Jose Mercury News
"The way [Ridley] Scott meticulously raises the sense of menace and tension is worthy of Hitchcock."- James Berardinelli, ReelViews
"In space, the famous tagline went, no one can hear you scream. In Alien, you can hear lessons for the sci-fi future in a great milestone from the recent past."- Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly