72 // Tales Of the Body Thief: Interviewing Director Charles de Lauzirika

November 15, 2017

I've been attempting to track down Charles de Lauzirika for many many years. Charles is an award-winning film director, and one of very few people who have been privy to the innerworkings of the worlds that legendary film director Ridley Scott has created over the course of several decades. After what felt like the impossible, Charles kindly granted Perfect Organism an interview. I am honored and pleased to share that conversation with you now.

 

-JM

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71 // Defending Alien: Covenant (Part 2)

November 9, 2017

In what is our longest show ever, clocking in at over 2.5 hours, JM, Ryan, and Patrick are joined by our roundtable hosts Mykal and Dave, and special guests Clara Fei-Fei. This is a really special episode as we talk to Clara about her entry into the world of Alien, her first memories, favorite scenes, and her opinion on Alien: Covenant. This episode is a second chapter in an ongoing and heated discussion over Alien: Covenant, and Ridley Scott's latest comments that have proven incredibly divisive among the fans. The last hour of the show, Ryan, Patrick and JM read our user feedback and comments. Enjoy!

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70 // Has the Beast Run Out?

November 5, 2017

JM and Patrick sit down for an impromptu discussion surrounding Ridley Scott's latest comments that the alien has run its course. These words have sent a shockwave through a VERY fractured and broken fandom, leaving many of us enraged, and scratching our heads. Patrick and JM upack this revelation. Let us know your opinion! 

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69 // Vincent Ward and the Wooden World (In Defense of Alien 3: Part 5)

October 25, 2017

In this in-depth episode, Patrick sets out to create the definitive account of his favorite unfilmed script: Vincent Ward and John Fasano's legendary Alien III, set on the wood-paneled planetoid of Arceon.

You'll hear firsthand accounts by some of the creative forces behind this fascinating story, as well as extensive analysis of what might've worked, what might've flopped, and what ultimately survived into David Fincher's film. You'll also get the full background on how Ward was brought into the picture, where his unique ideas might've come from, and why he was ultimately ejected from the project.

Patrick also goes through the script in detail, providing his own dramatic synopsis alongside tightly integrated music cues—hopefully giving some sense of what it might've felt like to watch the film, had it been made.

Speaking of the script: if you'd like the read the complete thing, it's available here, for free!

 

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68 // David Twohy’s Prison (In Defense of Alien 3: Part 4)

October 16, 2017

In this minisode, Jaime discusses and summarizes David Twoy's Alien 3 script, what was derived from it, and ultimately utilized in the final version of the film. There is a scene by scene comparison of one particular moment in Twohy's script, and the audio from Fincher's version. Enjoy.

 

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67 // Gibson’s New Nightmare (In Defense of Alien 3: Part 3)

October 10, 2017

In this minisode—the first in a series of three—Ryan tackles the horrifying, fascinating script written by legendary sci-fi figure William Gibson all the way back in 1987. Gibson's script, which he titled Alien III, explodes with innovative ideas, memorable characters, and high-budget setpieces.

Although it was never filmed (and indeed was followed by nearly a dozen subsequent script rewrites), Gibson's ghostly story has influenced subsequent Alien Saga films in some very real and noticeable ways—perhaps none more so than Alien: Covenant.

Before we got Alien 3, we nearly had Alien III.

This is its story.

 

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66 // Development Hell (In Defense of Alien 3: Part 2)

October 2, 2017

At long last, Jaime and Patrick sit down and discuss an overview of the development hell that was the birthing and gestation process for Alien 3. This epsiode is the jumping off point for three separate mini-episodes that will release in the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we have been on hiatus for a short while. We are back, with so much in store. As always, thank you for listening and supporting us.

 

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65 // In Defense of Alien 3 (Part 1)

September 9, 2017

The entire hosting staff of Perfect Organism sits down to discuss impressions of Alien 3. This episode is the jumping off point for mini-series deep dive into many aspects of the now famous, storied, and troubled Alien 3. In the coming weeks and months, Perfect Organism will dissect everything from the incredible score by Elliot Goldenthal, to the creature design and effects, the reception the film received, and how the film was the first of many fissures into a very divided and polarized fan base. Join JM, Ryan, Patrick, Mykal, and Dave for a riveting hour of discussion.

 

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PROXIMITY : Last Stand at Hadley’s Hope (teaser trailer)

September 6, 2017

Perfect Organism Podcast has been steadily at work on a feature-length audio drama, chronicling the lives of a pair of siblings who struggle to survive the alien invasion at  the Hadley's Hope Colony on LV426, as seen in James Cameron's seminole film, ALIENS. Proximity is currently in production, with a target release date of October, 2017. Stay tuned! Proximity is written and directed by JM Prater, produced by Perfect Organism Podcast, starring Patrick Greene, Micah Greene, Bradford Eckhart, and Kevin Duffield.

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Episode 64: Heroes of Science Fiction

August 29, 2017

Patrick and JM discuss their own personal heroes in the world of science fiction. From Princess Leia, to Mary Poppins, to Rick Deckard, and yes, even Superman, heroes across decades are discussed at length. This episode was a joy to create. We really hope all of you enjoy it. 

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