Andy

July 22, 2012

Ripley and her Alien Chestburster are beatified as Madonna and Child

The Beatification of Lt. Ellen Ripley. I can't imagine what the Stations of the Cross would look like.

Ripley and her Alien Chestburster are beatified as Madonna and Child

Over the course of four movies- Ripley goes from Alien survivor to Alien mother. This painting by Jska Priebe casts the action heroine as a saintly Madonna- cradling her Xenomorph baby. Priebe has painted other lady saints of science fiction- including Blade Runner's Rachel and The Fifth Element's…..