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Or the crashing EEV
Alien 3 (1992) is an underrated movie. It returns back to the concept of one Xenomorph against a bunch of humans. However, except for three men, every person on Fiorina “Fury” 161 were imprisoned for multiple crimes. In a way, a redemption story. The movie shows the prisoners working with Ripley to deal with the Xenomorph.
The title comes from Superintendent Andrews opening words to the meeting after Ripley’s shuttle crashed:
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This is Rumor Control, Here are the facts. As some of you know, a 337 model EEV crash landed here at 0600 on the morning watch. There was one survivor. Two dead and a droid that was hopelessly smashed beyond repair.
Also, the official opening of Rumor Control is December 1, 2022. The goal is start writing on Tuesdays and Thursdays (Excepting holidays, health issues or just life getting in the way).
Why a soft opening? I think of this line from Oceans’s 13:
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