“No movie is without sin,” as YouTube giant Cinema Sins puts it. That’s both totally valid and, when it comes to the “Mount Rushmore” of films…debatable. Nonetheless, the guys behind the channel will continue to sin all-time classics like they’re platters at a buffet. And they’re next helping? Ridley Scott’s “Alien.”
Tearing apart much of the scientific elements and the logic of the crew, the 11-minute endeavor ends at 74 sins with not enough sins taken off for its absolute mastery. While no one, even the genius of Jeremy — the voice behind Cinema Sins — can truly tear down such a perfect film that he calls his “personal favorite horror film,” it’s impressively nerdy and just plain fun to see them try. This is a picking of the smallest of nits. And regardless of what they do point out, with some of it actually being unsettlingly valid even if for just a second, it’ll all fade away in minutes as we fanboy and fangirl about the 1979 masterpiece. As the channel called themselves when sinning “Jaws,” they may just be “assholes.”
Check out the Cinema Sins video below.