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H.R. Giger Double Feature At The New Beverly Cinema

2 Jun

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Earlier this month, legendary artist and crafter of horrifying night terrors H.R. Giger passed away, leaving behind a massive legacy of brilliant works and a massive influence on pop culture and film.

In honor of the man’s iconic career, the New Beverly Cinema in West Hollywood is celebrating his life with an amazing double feature on June 8, 9, and 10.

First up, at 7:30pm, is the 1979 sci-fi horror classic Alien, which cemented Giger’s place in the cinematic landscape. The eponymous alien was designed and based off of Giger’s painting Necronom IV, but director Ridley Scott ended up seeing Giger’s true measure of brilliance and had him design basically everything on the Alien planet.

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