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Alien: Deconstructing A Sci-fi Classic

Season 4 Episode 3 | 26m 46s

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An iconic example of its genre, Alien's tension, pacing, and craftsmanship are deconstructed by veteran screenwriters John August and Ashley Miller. Accompanied by Jason Mann and Frieda Luk's mystical short film, Delicacy, following a culinary connoisseur and his loyal chef as they dangerously navigate into the unknown with hopes to obtain a rare treat.

Aired: 05/02/14 | Rating: NR

Support for On Story is provided by the Alice Kleberg Reynolds Foundation and Bogle Family Vineyards. On Story is presented by Austin PBS, KLRU-TV and distributed by NETA.

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