An In-Depth Look at the Making of the Iconic Chestburster Scene From the Ridley Scott Film ‘Alien’

In the new series Art of the Scene, CineFix takes a deep dive into the incredibly iconic chestburster scene from Ridley Scott’s 1979 sci-fi horror classic Alien, in which a newborn xenomorph emerges from the chest of John Hurt.

There’s a reason Alien has survived the test of time, and much of that is the work of artists and creatives who were pioneers in the field, each one brilliant in their own specific way. The specialty of each is allowed to shine under the direction of Ridley Scott, and nowhere is there a more perfect nexus than the chestburster scene.

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