ByChristopher Moonlight, writer at
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Christopher Moonlight

I'm going to keep this short and sweet for all of my fellow special feature junkies out there. As a (mostly) work from home artist, I like to do my thing with the TV on. Behind the scenes extras on DVD's and Blu-Rays suit me the best, because listening to people talk about the creative process keeps me excited. It's the next best thing to having a co-worker environment. It's come to the point where I'll even buy movies I don't like, if the bonus materials look good. In short, I need my fix.

So, do I smoke this, or shoot it up?
So, do I smoke this, or shoot it up?

But, the truth is, nothing does it for me like taking a trip into the creative world of the Aliens franchise, and if you're like me, you just can't get enough. Even the box sets leave you wanting more, and your wife a little worried about your sanity.

Don't worry. I'm here to help. Below are some places you can go to keep the flow of new material coming, until your sickness finally does dry the well, and you resort to watching crappy fan films.

"Let's just make sure it doesn't come to that."
"Let's just make sure it doesn't come to that."

So, here are some places to go, when you finally fire up that You Tube app on your Blu-Ray player.

Note: I'm not sure, but some of these may not be from official channels, and might get deleted in the future. Watch them now.

Alien Maker II:

Aliens, Chest-Burster (Stan Winston School):

Alien 3 (Studio ADI):



Giger's Necronomicon and the making of Alien:

...and for your Prometheus fans, I highly recommend Comic Book Girl 19's in depth review:

Is there more? You better believe it. There are more documentaries, books, and blogs (Strange Shapes is a good one) than you can ever possibly hope to consume, but I just can't post it all here. What's a good one that you know of, that I missed? Let us all know, in the comments.


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