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Alien: How Ridley Scott’s masterpiece has stayed relevant for 40 years

The intergalactic horror film remains one of the most influential films in recent history. Ed Cumming looks back at the blockbuster that introduced the world to Sigourney Weaver’s Ripley

How Midnight Cowboy defied an X rating to win the Best Picture Oscar

As the Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voight film turns 50, Martin Chilton explores how the controversial box-office hit managed to win over the Academy