“Aliens” (1993)

Aliens is undeniably one of the greatest sci-fi thrillers of all time and at the center of the suspenseful story is Ripley’s impending clash with The Alien Queen, who often seems to be everywhere and nowhere at the same time. Director James Cameron, Sigourney Weaver (Ripley), and producer Gale Anne Hurd discuss the fascinating ways the confrontation was brought to life in the days before CGI.

Aliens 30th anniversary: Oral history of Power Loader Ripley vs. The Alien Queen

EntertainmentWeekly.com, 7.18.16