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PostPosted: Sat May 20, 2017 1:34 pm    Post subject: ALIEN Covenant spoiler (Böcklin/Giger connection) Reply with quote

Did you guys watch ALIEN Covenant?

I'm guessing everybody saw the homage to H.R. Giger's interpretation of Arnold Böcklins painting "The Isle of the dead" in the scene where the temple where David lives is seen from afar?


Arnold Böcklin "Die Toteninsel", 1883:



H.R. Giger, 1977:




There are quite a few versions of this painting by the original artist:

COPY-PASTE THIS LINK:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isle_of_the_Dead_(painting)

Will upload a screen shot from ALIEN Covenant when it comes out on Blu-ray....
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PostPosted: Sun May 21, 2017 7:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

My kind of island Wink ...TFS Anders, always loved that painting.
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PostPosted: Sat May 27, 2017 5:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wayne Haag's painting for Alien: Covenant:


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PostPosted: Sun May 28, 2017 3:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for posting that! It's beautiful... that is how I remember the shot from the movie!
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PostPosted: Sun May 28, 2017 9:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Buch wrote:
Thanks for posting that! It's beautiful... that is how I remember the shot from the movies!
Haag's a brilliant artist. I wish I had discovered his work earlier.
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PostPosted: Sun May 28, 2017 10:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

TFS that pic...yes, love it!
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