Movie Defense Force
Alien 3

Jim Sterling | 3 Jan 2013 17:00
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Jim Sterling takes famously "awful" films and sees the good in them.

Alien 3 is maligned as a brutal downturn after the brilliance of Aliens, and is hated for a number of narrative shifts. However, its impact on the franchise and influence on sci-fi horror cannot be understated -- and it is, in many ways, the best Alien movie of them all.

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Jim Sterling is The Escapist's reviews editor and produces Movie Defense Force and Jim & Yahtzee's Rhymedown Spectacular, alongside Jimquisition. He also hosts The Dismal Jesters podcast, and does videos on his stupid YouTube channel. He wears good quality ties, not great, but nice enough.