Aliens could be the perfect sequel. The Empire Strikes Back, while certainly a far better film than Star Wars, was more a polished segment in an extended story than a stand-alone adventure. But Aliens may be the model for every sequel-maker that is potential it connects irrefutably with all the events of this original (even to the point of starting in which the drama left off, albeit 57 years later) and expands on all of the ideas and themes while simultaneously differentiating itself. The exact same, yet entirely different. Perfect.
In addition it stands as testament towards the vision that is unwavering icy nerve of James Cameron (here directing only his third movie). Continue reading «Aliens: The Empire Masterpiece Review.Aliens could be the perfect sequel.»