“Alien” 40th Anniversary
After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, its landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious lifeform, and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun. Directed by Ridley Scott. Starring Sigourney Weaver. 1979. R. 117 minutes. Oct. 13, 1 p.m. Oct 15 and 16, 7 p.m.