S. T. Joshi on Lovecraft's influence on Alien

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S. T Joshi 
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(image from : http://lovecraftianhorror.blogspot.co.uk/2011/12/visit-from-ye-lovecraft-scholar.html)
Lovecraft aficionado, Joshi, felt that Alien was the closest to capturing the atmosphere of Lovecraft, especially because of Giger's sets. He also found that the movie also caught the nebulosity of Lovecraft's monsters to a point, but then it would descend into a woman being chased by a man in a rubber suit
  1. S.T. Joshi: Lovecraft's monsters are the most purely nonhuman of any entities I've encountered in fiction. I think the closest we've come to capturing the atmosphere of Lovecraft is Alien, especially given H.R.Giger's sets. The movie captures the nebulosity if Lovecraft's monsters up to a point, but then it descends into a woman being chased by a man in a rubber suit (Cineaste,  Winter, 2015, p27&78)

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