"While the term 'impregnation' and 'implantation' are liberally used to describe this process, they are not strictly accurate; studies by Lasalle Bionational have shown that no actual embryo is inserted into the host. Instead, the infant Xenomorph begins its life as a knot of specifically tailored cancers that bring about chemogenetic restructuring of the host's cells, essentially "building" the chestburster from the host's own biological material at a cellular level."
So the Facehugger deposits a tumor into a person's esophagus, which then co-opts its host's cells, and grows into the xenomorph. That they knew this all the way back in 1993 just adds validation that the Alien vs. Predator movies were indeed terrible and should in no way be considered canon. Also, for decades there has been this idea behind the original Alien that it was in fact some biological weapon created from material that could co-opt genetic material from a living host. In other words, it wasn't just something that Ridley Scott pulled out of his ass to make Prometheus.
I'm looking forward to seeing the movie tonight, and I can't wait to review it on Monday. In the meantime, if you are out and about and see an alien penis snake and are a scientist, it still wouldn't be advisable to reach out and pet it.
That's right, no petting or hugging alien snakes.ReplyDelete
One reviewer said that if you hated Prometheus, you'll like this one better. Since that's not much of an improvement, I'm going in with really low expectations.
Always want to watch out for penis snakes. I'll wait until this is on Redbox.ReplyDelete
I was disappointed to read Franco dies in his sleep; I really wanted a penis snake to burst out of his chest. Or his face to get melted with acid. Or both.Delete
Not really my thing, but someone crocheted one of these things (http://krawka.blogspot.com/2017/02/alien-xenomorph-pattern.html), and I kind of want to try my hand at it. But I don't want the final product...ReplyDelete
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