I will conduct my research from a variety of sources.
- Digital Storytelling: The Narrative Power of Visual Effects in Film –
– A useful source that explores the rise of Digital Visual Effects in film, with a chapter that focuses on special effects in the Alien movies.
- Science Fiction Cinema: From Outerspace to Cyberspace – Geoff King & Tanya Krzywinska
– A broader look at science fiction cinema, refers to special effects in first science fiction films
- http://www.vfxhq.com/1997/alien4-how2.html – Alien Resurrection, Visual Effects Headquarters –
– A look at the visual effects in Alien Resurrection, in detail.
- https://www.theguardian.com/film/2009/oct/13/making-of-alien-chestburster – The making of Alien’s chestburster scene – The Guardian
– An in depth look at the special effects in Aliens