'I Wasn't Expecting That!' Cognition and Shock in Alien's (1979) Chestburster Scene


“Film Moments” brings together specially commissioned essays by leading international scholars to provide a close analysis of key films of world cinema, including “The Wizard of Oz,” “United 93,” “8 1/2,” “Wild Strawberries” and “Magnolia.” The essays represent a range of critical approaches to and concepts in film studies.

Film Moments: Criticism, History, Theory