Public Reaction
Witness the Insurrection
in our June comments!

 


Name: Mario Mikhail Ivankovich
Website: n/a
From: California USA
Time: Tuesday, 30 June 1998 at 19:40:39
Comments: Alien Resurrection is a travesty to not only your work, but the original Alien movie which was virtually spawned from your mind and hands. Your bio mechanical art boldly changed the way we saw our innerpost fears, but that of the unknown universe around us...giving a supreme feeling of dissonance in a harsh and alien environment. Your art has not only stimulaed my most incredible dreams, but also haunted and tortured me in my worst nightmares. Continue the excellent work. !Viva la insurreccion!



Name: Matt Cooper
Website: http://
Referred by: Yahoo
From: England
Time: Tuesday, 30 June 1998 at 05:57:49
Comments: Fantastic page, thanks a lot. Very informative, very interesting and your sense of devotion puts mine to shame. Do you think of shadows?



Name: Mikko Liimatainen
Website: -----
Referred by: ----
From: Oulu/Finland
Time: Tuesday, 30 June 1998 at 00:27:48
Comments: I just browsed through n^2 Giger galleries and all I can say is : Good work! Those images, sculptures etc. are excellent. Especially i loved the alien creatures in Alien 1/2/3/4. I agree with you in that the credits of alien design belong to you. Personally i think you were ripped off already in Alien 3, because i can't see very much difference between the alien in Alien 1 and the one in Alien 3. I don't think you are going to get any money from 20th C.F. but I think you just might have the chance to make them admit that you are the original designer of those creatures. Anyway I would like to see your new ideas in Alien 5, if that will be made some day. Keep up the good work! - Mikko ps. The alien mutation in Alien 4 was HIDEOUS...yuch...and when they were making it, they made the 1. mistake in monster generation: never make it look sad...it kinda flattened the film...imho



Name: Dale McMullin
Website: Sunspot Software and Graphics
Referred by: my interest in Giger's work
From: Parker, Colorado, USA
Time: Monday, 29 June 1998 at 20:28:13
Comments: Mr. Giger, As a long-time fan of your work, I am outraged by the injustice that FOX has imposed on you. If there is one thing an artist has a right to retain, it is his creative efforts. There is no statute of limitations on your work, as it seems FOX is assuming. As time and the number of Alien sequels grows, your credit decreases, as if your level of influence has diminished. This is insane. As an aspiring artist myself, I can only sympathize with your plight, and hope that justice will be served on your behalf. Most Sincerely, Dale McMullin



Name: James Mckay
Website: n/a
Referred by: n/a
From: Sydney, Australia
Time: Monday, 29 June 1998 at 20:25:01
Comments: Ever since that day I first saw "David lynch's movie ,DUNE" I was in SCI-FI Heven. Not to mention Biomech bliss, Giger you've changed the way I personally think alot of Artists percive the way in which you incapture the true essence of Immagination. I Love your Books ,Especially H.R. Giger, Has to be one of the best Auto -bio's I've red in a while. When areyou giong to put out another Callendar. I Miss Waking up and seeing The contorted Souls on my wall. Imagination is what you make it, but You Mr Giger has Taken It one step further with Reality... See You in the Surreal. Jmes In Sydney. Australia



Name: Don Lockman
Website:
From: L.A. USA
Time: Monday, 29 June 1998 at 17:34:15
Comments: I think it's a crime Giger was not even mentioned in the credits of Alien Resurrection. Whoever is responsible should be used as a host for an Alien offspring!! It is oddly reminiscent of the kind of greedy, obtuse corporate behavior portrayed (and skewered) in the films. A fan of Alien



Name: Keith Goddard
Website: BadMoon's Haven
Referred by: myself
From: Harrisburg PA- USA
Time: Monday, 29 June 1998 at 15:16:21
Comments: Giger is the best artist today that many have ever seen. When you even think the word Alien you think GIGER. He deserves his share. I mean I LOVE all the films in the Alien quartet but, NO GIGER NO ALIENS. Giger is the living breath of the saga. He is the inspiration and the father. Face it FOX you probably lost your best sequal chance to Alien Resurection yet. YOU FUCKED UP FOX!!!



Name: Leareth
Website: A n o t h e r M e n a g e r i e
Referred by: Infoseek
From: Charleston SC
Time: Monday, 29 June 1998 at 12:50:13
Comments: Mr. Giger, at al; I'm glad to see there's a site on the net where one can get the 'real dope' on your current works and future plans. I don't pretend to be your most ardent fan with respect to the movies etc., but I happen to be extremely interested in 'biomechanics,' nanotech, and cybernetics. Cyborg technology fascinates me and certain areas of your work are parallel to my interests in posthuman development. In my opinion, with regard to my own interests in bio- and nanotech and otherwise, your Biomechanical style is your strongest suit. I'm hoping you'll continue your work in this genre, much to the delight of myself and so many others. The world remains a place where an occasional dark image is a good thing. You know this better than I, so I look forward to future works from the mind of Giger.



Name: Seanathan
Website: n/a
Referred by: no one
From: United states
Time: Monday, 29 June 1998 at 12:31:01
Comments: i find totally insulting to me to have been fooled into veiwing Alien:Resurrection thinking that the payment for such a veiwing would be acredited to H.R. Giger so all i can say is "hey 20th century fox, Fuck you" hehe



Name: zito
Website: http://
From: Kent WA.
Time: Monday, 29 June 1998 at 08:31:35
Comments: Ive been fortunate to first view your work in a publication called HeavyMetal magazine.From that source I was fully aware of your input to the Alien Movie.I believe that an artist should be given all due credit when concepts and ideas spring forth from such an individual. The maccabre of your works are truths, the dark beauty hidden and revealed as humankind and machine are entwined. I find the choice of colors used for various bio tech land scapes to be of exquisit taste, setting mood, and dream-like depth.I too have found versatility in the use of the air brush as a fine arts tool.As an artist, I too am much aware of the opposition to the artist's limits...as if to slander or even discredit a communicator is mere hypocrisy and denial in the making. They of whom to be so selfrighteouse as to impose sanctions as if to censor are merely in fear of the reflections of them selves.so perhaps when people start to really learn how to see,then their duldrumm and automatism will end...keep the faith, show us more!!!!! peace to the creator of biotech and the alien insurrection... DJZito...



Website: http://
From: Mesquite, Texas
Time: Saturday, 27 June 1998 at 21:17:20
Comments: I am a huge fan of the Alien Saga. The first was a great scare-ya-to-death film, the second, I thought wasn't scary but a very excellent and a very kick-ass film by James Cameron, third was good, although it was bleak and quite sad, and the fouth,(was pretty good, but too short) really didn't turn out the way I expected. What I mean is that I bought the original script and it was great. When I saw the first preview I thought it was going to be a hell lot better than the second. I was hoping James Cameron or Ridley Scott will direct it, James Horner will do the music, Ving Rhames to play the charater of Christie, and mostly I was hoping H.R. Giger would make a big return and make duplicate copies of costumes and special effects of the original alien design and to design The Newborn. But it just didn't turn out the way I expected it to be. There were two characers removed an over 10 scenes changed an/or removed. If Ridley Scott or James Cameron directed it, there wouldn't have been big changes. David Fincher, however makes good movies, but he makes the endings like good guy wins, but dies(ALIEN 3) or loses(SEVEN). But he is alright. The creatures in the second had to been the original creature design without the smooth shell on the head, because if you noticed in the first after it killed Parker and now it heading for Lambert, you can see the holes along the side of its head. I don't known why Stan Winston removed it. In the third, I bet you had to been proud that you've been asked to come back and work. Even though you did a little they should have given you the recognition of redesigning of the original creature. And for the fourth, they looked more like your original creature, but they were more tall and scrawny lookin' plus the legs had another joint and had "Gremlins'" feet. I heard the reason why they looked different is because of the genes in the clone cells. If the alien warriors were different, howcome the Queen looked the same? They should of gotten your permission to make the changes of the original creature, because it is yours. Plus nobody else can design any other Alien better than you can.



Website:
From: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Time: Saturday, 27 June 1998 at 19:41:34
Comments: On the Alien 4 LASERDISC, H.R. Giger is listed for the original Alien Design. It seems that the studio did realize its mistake, and tried to correct the credits. Better late than never, don't you think?



Name: David Thompson
Website: When Darkness Falls
Referred by: Yahoo! Search Engine
From: Ellington, Connecticut
Time: Friday, 26 June 1998 at 22:17:22
Comments: I've been a huge fan since I was a kid and saw "Alien" for the 1st time... It's consistently been one of my all-time fave movies (the entire Alien trilogy, Species, Species II, and Poltergeist II also rank), and to see Giger get the raw end of a deal that, without his brilliance, would never have gotten where they are today... They would never have gotten the raves they have regarding the movie... To treat the legendary artist the way they are (they being 20th Century Fox) is not only rude, it's apalling as well as degrading... It only serves to show the Hollywood big wigs as they truly are: Money-hungry wolves, out for themselves, not caring who they trample in their quest for power...



Name: Christian Smith
Website: http://
From: Eugene, Oregon, USA
Time: Friday, 26 June 1998 at 15:51:12
Comments: I have been an HR GIGER fan ever since I saw an airbrushe plate he did for a story in OMNI magazine...it had to be very early 80's or late 70's. Anyway, my childhood fascination with this artist has grown as well as my appreciation of his work. I have purchased a book and several poster books of his work: I wish to support this artist with my money- I believe strongly that what he puts on the canvas cannot be described, only imitated (and poorly at that). I am also a fan of Ridley Scott's Alien, and subsequent Alien movies. I cannot imagine any Alien whose likeness is from Giger's work NOT being Giger's property, both conceptual and tangible. Therefor, the omission of GIGER's name, and I assume further remuniration for ALIEN RESURRECTION is theft in its simplest form. I would urge you to pursue legal avenues to right this terrible wrong...I cannot imagine how any US court, even one in Alabama, could find that GIGER's work was NOT stolen, and that he isn't due (along with other things)at least his name in the credits, as creator of the creature. I remain, as always, a GIGER fan. I'm not so sure how much a fan I am of the Alien movies, or whether I will choose to patronize the next installment, should it come out, because of this heinous situation. H.R., if this letter gets to you in any form, let it encourage you to proceed in the creation of more of the fantastic dream-like images that have kept myself, and so many of my acquaintances enthralled. Sincerely, -Christian Smith



Name: adam t
Website: http://
From: montreal
Time: Friday, 26 June 1998 at 10:56:33
Comments: this is a nauseating example of greediness. at the very least mr. giger you know your fans support you and recognize your contributions to this otherwise stale reality we live in.



Name: Ken
Website: Kens Wicked Page
From: Australia
Time: Friday, 26 June 1998 at 07:37:24
Comments: I have been an Alien fan ever since my mum used to scare the crap out of me by watching the original movie when I was very young, I have grown to know the creator behind the wonderful creature and think its an outrage that H.R. Giger has not been mentioned at all in Alien Resurection. But the real fans all know that he deserves all the credit anyway.



Name: Mike Hunt
Website: http://
Referred by: ha !!!
From: England
Time: Friday, 26 June 1998 at 04:35:53
Comments: Bolloks to Hollywood and Fox. All the above have said enough. I rest My case



Name: Jallan Allan
Website: Damn Right Were Mad
From: Swindon/England
Time: Friday, 26 June 1998 at 02:28:50
Comments: Frankly i am appalled by the lack of H.R.Giger's name in the credits. The whole image and nature of the alien regardless of however many icarnations it goes through will still hold the influence and atmosphere of Giger's work he is the only artist who has such a dark unique style. Without Giger's original alien the following offerings would be nothing. I had not heard of Giger before Alien, but since viewing such a masterpiece I was awestruck and through that I found other piece's of Giger's work which is both dark and yet incredibly erotic. A true artist of the late 20th Century.



Name: Hilary Cinis
Website: Hilary Cinis Design
From: Sydney, Australia
Time: Thursday, 25 June 1998 at 20:26:06
Comments: I was watching a making of special (not a common activity) of Alien 4, and was enjoying the interviews until the special effects crew were chatting away and I was amazed at their absolute lack of scruples while discussing the design of the creature. By the end of the show (after having ranted and raved about it for the duration) I was outraged that there was no mention at all of HRG. Artists and designers get ripped off constantly (I speak from experience here, as well) but I find it incredible that HRG who is so obviously the creator and designer has been cheated so blatantly. I hope he rakes them over for this one. You still got that creepy little dark demon head? Send it to them.



Name: Ken Dewar
Website: http://www.soundscape-digital.com
From: Ventura USA
Time: Thursday, 25 June 1998 at 20:04:58
Comments: Hi H.R. and company, In 1983 I left Bath Academy of Art in the UK to follow a career in music which currently finds me running a Digital Audio Work Station company in Ventura CA.We run into many similar issues in the music and audio business but few injustices can match the tragic and blatant disregard shown to your work by 20th C Fox. It is SO personal a statement and I can't think of any other situation where the work of an artist or designer has come so close to overshadowing the context in which it was presented, in this case the film Alien. Ridley Scott is clearly concious of this. I wish you all the very best in undoing this wrong and I have no doubt that the outstanding quality of your work will continue to prevail long after this debate has ceased to be of significance. Kind regards Ken Dewar



Name: nick
Website: http://
From: stevenage UK
Time: Thursday, 25 June 1998 at 13:00:32
Comments: WITHOUT GIGER THERE IS NO ALIEN IN ANY OF ITS FORMS. CREDIT FOR THE ARTIST,NOT FOR THE PLAGERISTS.



Name: sam charman
Website: none
From: halifax, nova scotia canada
Time: Thursday, 25 June 1998 at 12:35:36
Comments: Gigers creations are what make the films so effective, and the studio must give the artist credit for what he gave them. An artists creations are theirs to keep and to receive the benifits for...they are the results of their own hard work and imagination. If Giger gets no credit for the design of the aliens in ressuection, then which rip off artist does? Giger is a true original in his styles and creations, and he deserves the credit for it.



Name: Damiel contreras Calderon
Website: http://
From: Tamaulipas México
Time: Wednesday, 24 June 1998 at 21:54:07
Comments: The textures that Giger work and basic elements in his pictures and objects seems like provinent from a prehistoric and unknown civilization ,like an Industrial Designer that I am, I Think the Giger´s ideas are originals in all their aspects.All the works have the same hard and deep sense its really cool to enjoy it.



Name: Deemon
Website: The Deemon Realm
From: The Kingdom of Denmark
Time: Wednesday, 24 June 1998 at 13:08:29
Comments: I was shocked to learn that my 'hero', H.R.Giger, was treated in such a foul manner! The Alien Resurrection movie has somewhat dropped a few places on my list of favorites, not because it was a bad film, it is one of the best one's I've seen in a long while, but because a 'crime' such as this was committed by Fox. Milord Giger, I wish you the best of luck in the future, and I hope to see more of your excellent work in the future!



Name: Erkki Toukolehto
Website: http://
From: Nummela, Finland
Time: Wednesday, 24 June 1998 at 09:14:18
Comments: Since i heard about this CRIME, i do not consider alien4 as "real" alien movie. the first movie was something outta this world, giving us the very original space monster, without actual intelligence, more like insect behavior. I think this is very selfish, greedy, low, and outrageous way to tyrannize artist and i cant understand why anyone could tolerate this kind of crap. after all, it seems like the "burkes" around the fox have tyrannized the director's rights as well, if you look his previous films like delicatessen or city of lost children and compare them to this hollywood piece of junk. I can find many gag jokes and cliches like that scene where they're shooting aliens from the ladders and then this guy shoots the spider, to mention one... anyway I know who's side I am.



Name: Nathaniel Adams Osgood
Website: Homepage of Nathaniel Osgood
Referred by: no one
From: Silverspring, MD
Time: Wednesday, 24 June 1998 at 08:52:24
Comments: Fox sucks dick. They're as bad as mainstream alternative. It's not bad enough that they turn every idea they get into a commercial peice of crap, but they have to go around screwing people with vision for the greed of money. Now, I understand why Sigorny Weaver said she did'nt want to do another Alien after the second one. Sue them for a lot of money, and take into consideration the Time Value Of Money, its powerful brother.



Name: Federico Giunchi
Website: Virgilio
From: Milano / Europa
Time: Wednesday, 24 June 1998 at 05:20:24
Comments: Thankyou for your art. It changed the way we can imagine. I am sure there are numberless imitators of you all around the world. This is the demonstation of your value. Everyone knows you and your style in the forest of imitations. Thankyou again.



Name: Gilberto Monserrate
Website: http://
Referred by: none
From: Makati,Philppines
Time: Tuesday, 23 June 1998 at 21:50:02
Comments: Having been thru your website is like a chicken coming out of it's egg,for I never thought there are so many products like me.Products of the Giger phenomenon. Long live the human race!!!



Name: Justin Adams
Website: http://
From: Syracuse,New york, USA
Time: Tuesday, 23 June 1998 at 18:02:52
Comments: I love your work and actually you have been a great inspiration in my life and for my painting and sculpture. I want to see the Giger bar and the new museum soon. And maybe a chance to meet the artist himself. Good luck in the future!



Name: Slatan
Website: Slatan's little slice of Hell
From: USA
Time: Tuesday, 23 June 1998 at 15:21:30
Comments: Mr. Giger, Please live long and never stop the creation of your art. I must say before Alien I did not know who you were. Now I could, and would, never forget your art. To FOX You dig your own grave with this type of treatment of Mr. Gigers art. I know untill I hear that you have given him his just due that I will not see any movies with the FOX label on them. I belive that it would only take a few of us to stedfastly do this, and the few that would try to follow this would cost you millions at the box office. Enjoy the poverty that you bring to yourself !



Name: James Brown
Website: http://
From: Australia
Time: Tuesday, 23 June 1998 at 10:44:17
Comments: To H.R. Geiger, I am a great fan of your work. Last year I travelled from Australia (my home) to Los Angeles with my greatest satisfaction coming from puchasing one of your limited edition Alien prints. For I am also naturally an Alien fan. While in LA I also purchased the book on the making of Alien Ressurection. The first thing I looked for was information about your involvement in my favourite alltime films. I was so Pissed Off, in the entire book they only mentioned your name ONCE!!!!!! It is so obvious what they (Twentieth Century Fox) is doing. Kick there Ass Geiger. Sincerely, James C. Brown



Name: daniel galvez paviolo
Website: news from the other side
From: valparaiso/chile
Time: Tuesday, 23 June 1998 at 09:37:45
Comments: mr giger,vuestro trabajo es realmente de otro mundo. El racionalismo ha cegado nuestra vista durante siglos, es hora de quebrar el espejo.



Name: P@
Website: http://BLODDOLL@WEBTV.COM
From: U.S.A.
Time: Monday, 22 June 1998 at 20:46:49
Comments: WE HERE FEEL THAT THIS WHOLE ORDEAL IS AN OUTRAGE. WHAT WE WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IS HOW IF AT ALL WE CAN HELP? CAN THIS BE PATITIONED? MR. GIGER IS PERHAPS THE MOST TALENTED AND BRILLIANT ARTIST THIS WORLD HAS OR POSSIBLY WILL EVER KNOW!!!!!!!!!! THESE IGNORANT USELESS FOOLS CANNOT BE ALLOUD TO TAKE FROM HIM WHAT IS RIGHTFULLY HIS!!!! RESPECTFULLY, PATRICK ROSE & BABY GABRIEL



Name: mark jones
Website: http://
Referred by: aliens
From: san rafael
Time: Monday, 22 June 1998 at 04:08:44
Comments: Dear H.R I love alien you have what it takes to freek me out {good show old boy} you are a great art teacher. i am sorry to hear of you getting ripped off . i hope to see your bar some day. a fan and friend Mark Jones jonesflick@aol.com



Name: Chris Skarp
Website: Panther's Dreams
From: West Chester/USA
Time: Sunday, 21 June 1998 at 19:42:24
Comments: I think it's entirely ludicrous that you weren't mentioned in the credits of Insurrection. Your work is incredibly obviously the core design work behind the entire design of the Alien critters! I hope you get your just rewards! I have loved your work for years, and look forward to many more! Thank you for the hard work! :)



Name: keith bruce
Website: http://
Referred by: myself
From: indiana, pa usa
Time: Sunday, 21 June 1998 at 16:46:36
Comments: Surrealism Rox and so does Giger, the master of surrealism!!!



Name: Jake
Website: Gods Country
Referred by: My own creativity
From: Santa Rosa/ U.S.A.
Time: Saturday, 20 June 1998 at 23:28:59
Comments: H. R. Giger was robbed of his rights.... he is the best artist of this century he has better art then Dali and its much better then piccaso. It is only because america is so great that one so intelegent can be ripped for what he does better then anyone has or will ever do. He shold have his own studio for fils that feature his art and in ever film it should say in huge letters ART BY H. R. GIGER but it should also read and no thanks to fox. H. R. giger if you read this yuou have influenced my life like no one else even anton levay and you are the only famous person I desire to meet.



Name: oytun
Website: -
Referred by: nobody
From: ankara / Turkiye
Time: Saturday, 20 June 1998 at 09:34:28
Comments: some believe that creation is an easy stuff. But if this people even once use their brain they can sea that one life has only one kind of creation. That is why we live isn't it that so. best regards. oytun



Name: jason
Website: Surreal Seduction
From: Finland
Time: Saturday, 20 June 1998 at 00:54:21
Comments: Now, this could happen to any artist, some fuckhead sitting in chair gets all the money while other's does the work.. welcome to hollywood. Most of movies produced few last year in there, is just pathethic shit. What could be done if H.R Giger would get chance to operate with new technology.. maybe something totally new would appear in screen.. not that same recycling hollywood is now doing. I havent seen Alien4.. but when i heard the ideas of cloning the main character, i was not too keen to see it anyways, Only reason to see it by then was 'alien' The work from Giger.. well i didnt go and watch it anyway. maybe i look alien4 if it comes out from tv. But Giger should have been credited and much more, begged for do the alien 4 designs. Ideas. Hopefully some European based movie company start co-operate with Giger and does something totally amazing.



Website: http://
Time: Friday, 19 June 1998 at 22:20:18
Comments: Alien Ressurction is a tired film in what is now a tired series. I for one am glad not to see Giger's name on the credits of this unimaginative film. Continue fighting the powers that be at FOX. I can only hope the filmgoing community can see what a influence Giger has had in the look and style of movies since Alien.



Name: Eric Bemiller
Website:
Referred by: Searched You Out
From: San Diego CA, USA
Time: Friday, 19 June 1998 at 22:13:38
Comments: Greetings! I am a SF writer who has looked to Giger for inspiration alot recently and at the start of ALL my stories I at least THANK Giger for his work.... Fox, being a typically american establishment is out to screw the artists and the creators so the execs can get a friggin pay raise... such BS has only happened in the years before there were workers unions.... Like the previous person said "Stand up for your rights Giger, were ALL behind you" and that person is absolutely correct! Fight Fox with every way possible, you won't be alone I guarentee it! Judeccan



Website: http://
Time: Thursday, 18 June 1998 at 23:46:24
Comments: I must correct part of my last statement. When i said that it was a NEW trend to deny an artist his or her dues, of course I was sorely mistaken. I should have said I fear that soon it will be regarded as no big deal and all together too easy to do to us with no fear of punishment on any level, or with no need even for an apology. May those %#$@^&*!# at Fox fester and die for not crediting Gigers darkly beautiful work. Stand up for your rights Giger, were ALL behind you : )



Name: Chayla Wilson
Website: http://
Referred by: SilvertippedWolf (real name unknown)
From: Myrtle Creek,Or. USA
Time: Thursday, 18 June 1998 at 23:31:29
Comments: To Whom it May Concern, As an 18 year old aspireing artist, I was outraged to find how the Fox corperation has manhandled and mistreated the source of one of its biggest hit movie series. I now find myself discouraged from ever publisizing my work for fear that this will become a new trend in over-running the rights of origonal artists. To deny the sole creator of the creatures that made these movies so spectacular his rightful, yet small place in a long list of credits is abhorent ! What would it have hurt to add his name? NOTHING. This is just a way for the company to flex its multi-million dollar muscles while trampleing the little guy who fathered the whole thing. Pox blister their yellow spines !!! I myself believe that now not even a lawsuit could repair the damage. Maybe a HUGE public explanation and apology is in order? If one of my designs were used and I remained uncredited for it, there would be no end to my wrath. The best of luck to you in the search for retribution !! Angrily yours, Chayla L. Wilson



Name: Lance Finney
Website: http://
From: Stoke, England.
Time: Thursday, 18 June 1998 at 13:30:44
Comments: Not to acknowledge the work of such an influential artist is nothing short of criminal. I have been a fan of Gigers work since I saw the first Alien film. I'm sure that most people know who the real genius is behind the aliens, and they will be as disgusted with Fox as I am. May Gigers nightmares haunt their sleep for all eternity!



Name: Dustin G. Brungardt
Website:
Referred by: my self
From: Plymouth, Michigan / U.S.
Time: Wednesday, 17 June 1998 at 19:58:58
Comments: I love this web site! I love H.R.Giger's art work so much that I have a calander of it, & numerous other items. I've collected almost all of the Aliens toys & movies. He has such an influence on the art works that I do, that my friends started calling my Giger2. That nick name has stuck with me for several years now, I use it when I'm in chat rooms, playing online games, ect. I do this partly because it's a nick name I have, and partly to show my respect & devotion to his art. And it is an outrage that Fox is trying to keep him from getting the credit he deserves.



Name: Alexander Peterhans
Website:
From: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Time: Wednesday, 17 June 1998 at 08:53:42
Comments: I was a fan on "Alien" from the first time I saw it. I immediately fell in love with the dark visuals and intricate designs. It is incredible that Giger is omitted for his wonderful work.



Name: demonvi
Website: http://
From: haltern/germany
Time: Tuesday, 16 June 1998 at 23:41:29
Comments: Was fuer eine Frechheit sich FOX da erlaubt hat... Versuchen einfach ueber H.R. Giger hinwegzusehen und sein Werk zu stehlen. Ich stehe voll hinter Herrn Giger und finde man solte FOX gerichtlich zu Leibe ruecken!



Website: http://
From: Bella Vista, AR, U.S.A.
Time: Tuesday, 16 June 1998 at 23:03:53
Comments: Giger did more than design the Alien for the first movie and it's not just Fox that has ripped him off. Those designs have influenced EVERY Sci-Fi movie made since Alien. How can Fox get away with this? How can all these movie makers get away with this? Sounds to me like a job for an "Alien" Lawyer. Hope Giger has a vicious one.



Name: Morgan Brown
Website: http://
From: NZ
Time: Tuesday, 16 June 1998 at 23:01:58
Comments: Alien 1= 10 Alien 2= 9 Alien 3= 1 Alien 4= 3 Spare us. Dont make another



Name: Nathan Stelmack
Website: http://
From: Rochester, NY US
Time: Tuesday, 16 June 1998 at 16:16:51
Comments: I feel it is just another sign of how far the Alien series has slipped. The original movie was a master piece. I can remember first watching it when I was about 10. Me and my friends were absolutlety terrified. Mr Giger's work was a major part of making that movie so realistic, believeable and frightening. I recently purchased the wide screen version and it brought back some really good memories of seeing it for the first time. The 2nd was good, but it had lost something and seemed a little artificial. 3 was the continuing saga of Super Ripley and 4 started well and seemed have a feel of the first, but quickly turned into another splatter fest with little imagination and ended horribly.Ripley should have been left dead and they should have started fresh to see what made the first movie so good. Realistic characters, completely believeable ships inside and out and the stunning alien sets created by Mr. Giger. I am a long time Doctor Who fan and my ultimate dream would be to see H.R. Giger and Ridley Scott team up again to make another Alien movie or Doctor Who. Nice sight.



Name: Greg Buffington
Website: http://
From: Dallas TX
Time: Tuesday, 16 June 1998 at 09:44:19
Comments: I guess my main question is: WHY? Why does FOX refuse to give credit where credit is due? What do they possibly have to gain from ignoring HR GIGER in the credits? It's pretty obvious to ANYONE with eyes that the ALIEN was indeed created by him. Personally, I think H.R. should consider himself lucky....ALIEN 3 and ALIEN 4 were two of the biggest disappointments in movie history. If my name was anywhere on those films, I would BEG to have it removed. Try to look on the birght side....at least now he won't be blamed for their failure. All joking aside....apparantly H.R. is just another very talented and creative individual who was chewed up and spit out by the corporate meat grinder that is Hollywood. He is not the first and ,unfortunately, he won't be the last



Website: http://
Time: Tuesday, 16 June 1998 at 00:31:11
Comments: I wish the very worst on fox, may they burn in that place I can't put on this comment and may their children come into close contact with an Alien hybrid Newborn. And if they think their crimes will go unpunished, then they're wrong... How could they take Gigers name off the very thing that he designed. But that's okay, we know the truth. And by the way, I'm 8 years old and I've got a big poster of Necronomicon 4 on my wall, he's my favorite artist.



Website: http://
Time: Tuesday, 16 June 1998 at 00:24:12
Comments: The only thing I could tell you, is to go to the Fox building and blow it sky high. I'm not a phsyco, but I do know that H.R. Gigers work is one of the things I liked to use when I was teaching myself how to draw. I couldn't even begin to say how much it helped, his use of colors and textures express so much life, you can literally feel the emotions in his work. Whether he meant them to be there or not, his work deserves so much credit and Fox has no right to destroy it like that. Every detail on his Alien drawings are so close to the real thing, I feel like I'm home. Ellie Ripley



Website: http://
Time: Tuesday, 16 June 1998 at 00:14:46
Comments: First I want to state that I'm 27 years old and have ALWAYS been an Alien nut(my Giger designed tattoo is sufficent evidence of this). I rented it for the first time a month ago, due to my missing it for it's short duration at our local theatre. I let the credits roll along in the end, since I assumed I missed the Giger credit at the blink of an eye. Sure enough, to my outraged suprise, there was no credit given to the father of the Alien's image. May the FOX executives be crucified for their plagerism.



Name: Lillithane Ecosha
Website: http://
From: Waco,TX
Time: Tuesday, 16 June 1998 at 00:13:45
Comments: What am I supposed to say? It's an injustice that several artists must put up with. Gigers name will most likely end up not being on the species movies either. People who are gifted in the fields of art must learn that eventually everything they've done will be copied in some form or another... but since this is Giger we're talking about, noone should be allowed to copy or use his work unless he thinks them worthy. Fox is not, because in the predicted Alien 5, they take away everything that made Alien so popular, including the heroine Ellen Ripley... let's face it, they're a big corp. and we couldn't even begin to list the injustices they've commited towards Giger, and many other artists and designers. Ellie Scott



Website: http://
Time: Sunday, 14 June 1998 at 18:26:33
Comments: it would not be an "alien Creatur" .... And to say ore claim that the original design or the "ground look" of the "alien" creatur (wich every alien creatur is formed after (like the shape of the head and things like that)( ... Thats it was not Created/made By H.R Giger ... thats nothing else but plain stupidity .. This should be the correct line to the first Form i writed ;) ... as i said ... my enlish ... and now additional .... And my Sentence building its correct not much no ;) ...



Website: http://
Time: Sunday, 14 June 1998 at 18:18:09
Comments: When i read what i wright after i sended it in ... I realized i forgotten some words in a sentence ... it would not be an "alien Creatur" And to say ore claim that the original design or t the ground look ... wich every alien creatur is formed after (like the shape of the head and things like that) ... Thats nothing else but plain stupid ... The above should read ... it would not be an "alien Creatur". And to say ore claim that the original design or the ground look ... wich every alien creatur is formed after (like the shape of the head and things like that) ... THAT IT WAS NOT CREATED BY H.R GIGER ITS nothing else but plain stupid ... Altered is Written whit large ABC things ;) ... (as i said ... my english sucks ;) .... )



Website: http://
Time: Sunday, 14 June 1998 at 18:07:59
Comments: Of course H.R Giger should have the credits for the creation of the alien design in what ever medium its used in ... Cause H.R Gigers Original Design (and further work) on the alien design has a importen role in why the alien movies and comics became so popular ... The intresst and populerity of aliens is because of the design that H.R Giger Created ... Some of the limbs on the alien design cannot be removed from the alien Design cannot be removed or alterd to much ... Causs Other ways ... it would not be an "alien Creatur" And to say ore claim that the original design or the ground look ... wich every alien creatur is formed after (like the shape of the head and things like that) ... Thats nothing else but plain stupid ... (Sorry for the all the wrong spellings ... My english kinda suck big time ... ) ...



Name: Nicolai Schleifer
Website: http://colossus.dom.de/
Time: Sunday, 14 June 1998 at 15:14:45
Comments: You are the real artist, H.R. Giger. Keep up the good work.



Name: John Moran
Website: http://
Referred by: Jim Black
From: Chicago, IL. USA
Time: Sunday, 14 June 1998 at 10:40:05
Comments: Fox's attempt to cloak its obvious appropriation of your original, dark and disturbing design in "legalese" must and is unvailing. If nothing else, they have appropriated an aspect of your identity. You should have your legal counsel check out the article by Fred Weller, The Right of Publicity Gone Wrong: A Case for Privileged Appropriation of Identity, 13 Cardozo Arts & Entertainment L. J. 223 (1994). Also, Tom Selz of Frankfurt, Garbus, Selz, etc of New York City, would be a natural to litigate your rights. My best to your efforts. John T. Moran (Past President, Lawyers for the Creative Arts (LCA) of Chicago, Illinois).



Name: Mike Walll
Website: http://
From: Jeffersonville USA
Time: Saturday, 13 June 1998 at 19:56:35
Comments: I think it REALLY SUCKS what FOX did to Giger. He is really a genius. Whoever did this should be given two slaps across the face and a kick in the groin.



Website: LV-426
Referred by: me. myself and I
From: Sydney Australia
Time: Friday, 12 June 1998 at 12:12:29
Comments: Yes that "irresponsible Studio " is just a smorgasbord full of brains that i will love to indulge in for my diet Love The Xenomorph Alien Mutant Warrior



Name: Demi Monde
Website: Defenestration
Referred by: Cybertown
From: San Francisco, CA USA
Time: Friday, 12 June 1998 at 09:40:58
Comments: In one of the press articles regarding the omission of Giger's name from the film credits of Alien: The Resurrection, 20th Century Fox was referred to as "the responsible studio" for this mess. Sounds to me like it was more like "the irresponsible studio". Get a clue, Hollywood.



Name: Alvaro r. López
Website: http://
From: Antofagasta, Chile.
Time: Thursday, 11 June 1998 at 14:32:35
Comments: So what can i say? Seen the movie, of course it was all Giger's inspiration. I really loved this sequel for that - BUT i ran on rage when i didn't see Herr Giger's credits. WTF THEY BELIEVE THEY ARE???? What have done this extraordinary artist to be excluded once and again by the industry? (Goddamit, i recalled that 'Dune' affair, jodorowski was an asshole - a shame for us, chileans )): Stupid ppl are everywhere - i just didn't think they were stupid enough to deny the evident. Oh, f*ck. The bastards want to win again. I hope this time they won't. btw,i really like and respect your work,Mr. Giger,do i need it to say? :>



Name: BRUNO BELIZ ARNAUTH
Website: http://(Email-pipemate2@hotmail.com)
From: Estremoz / Portugal
Time: Wednesday, 10 June 1998 at 10:07:24
Comments: About that litle guys of 20 century Fox, they only know to one thing, the that a "FOX" does, steel! But don't worry Giger, they will not last for ever... Your WORK weel...



Name: BRUNO BELIZ ARNAUTH
Website: http://
From: ESTREMOZ / PORTUGAL
Time: Wednesday, 10 June 1998 at 09:33:55
Comments: I'm a fan of H.R.Giger. I would like to say that, in Portugal, there are very few publications and I there are many people interested on this mather. So, if it´s possible, I would like to receiv, on my Email, new informations on Giger's new paintings, scultures, etc. Sorry, if my Inglish is not too good... Giger, I would like to have at least, one original work made for you, specilaly a painting or a sculture about alien's. Do you think that is possible...? Tank you for your world contribution on ART.



Name: jim reiman
Website: http://
From: e wenatchee WA u.s.a.
Time: Monday, 08 June 1998 at 21:03:10
Comments: Dear Mr. Giger; I understand how you maybe hurt by the loss of your reconigtion in 'alien ressurection'. I also believe that the alien has become more or less hollywood's. It has changed, and evolved along the course of the four movies, and you should feel proud that you started it all. Thank you, James Reiman



Name: ERIC E. BECK
Website: http://
From: DOVER,PA,USA
Time: Monday, 08 June 1998 at 12:50:21
Comments: DUE TO OVERSEAS TRAVEL I HAVE AS OF YET NOT SEEN ALIEN:RESURRECTION , ALTHOUGH HAD I,I SURELY WOULD HAVE NOTICED THE LACK OF CERDITING. I AM TRULY SHOCKED AT THIS COURSE OF ACTION AND FIRMLY BELIEVE IT SHOULD BE REMEDIED.BEST OF LIFE, A FAN THROUGH ALL WALKS OF ART, ERIC E. BECK



Website: http://
From: FINLAND
Time: Monday, 08 June 1998 at 11:38:49
Comments: Stealing the creation of somebody else and making money with it. I am happy that IV was bad. Bosch, Goya, Giger.



Website: http://
Time: Monday, 08 June 1998 at 09:39:30
Comments: Alien Resurrection had a o.k. story, but yhe look of the alien was corney. the flexable togue, the horrable shape of the body. even the queen was ruined. don't make me start about the new-born



Name: Jessica Stephens
Website: http://
From: Brick
Time: Monday, 08 June 1998 at 07:51:21
Comments: H. R. Giger is myfavorite in the whole wide world. His art has changed the way I myself look at things. his works keeps me motivated to continue my own strange and unsual art and take the criticsm i recieve. I would like to marry him hehe.



Name: Jon Sykes
Website: http://
From: England.
Time: Monday, 08 June 1998 at 05:55:59
Comments: I'm just another fan of Aliens, who thinks Giger should've been credited in Alien IV. Message for the people at Fox: 'YOU MEAN BASTARDS!' I feel better already.



Name: Charles Hinshaw
Website: (not yet)
Referred by: NA
From: US
Time: Sunday, 07 June 1998 at 17:17:08
Comments: Mr. Giger has a write to be upset... he should have been given credit... --HOWEVER-- I am fearful of what a legal case would do in terms of legal precidence. If I am a fan of his, and I create something (somewhat influenced by the work of a man that I respect, however still something from my own mind) then should I be required to give him credit for influencing my style? No thoughts are 100% original, they are all influenced by the work of others. I know that this isnt the case with this, but *I* do not have enough faith in the court system that they will know when to draw the line. -Charles Hinshaw Multimedia Artist



Name: Stone Cannizzaro
Website: http://
From: houston tx usa
Time: Sunday, 07 June 1998 at 15:46:44
Comments: what an outrage!!! credit is due! giger is a genuis.



Name: Henry Feyge
Website: Primal Rage
From: Nuth, The Netherlands
Time: Sunday, 07 June 1998 at 13:44:14
Comments: It is indeed an outrage.. Every SciFi fan realizes that Giger's aliens are THE aliens around.. I can't think of a better alien... Even Games Workshop adopted Giger's design for their Tyrannid race.. And that is the soul reason I'm starting a tyrannid army.. To separate the artist from his art is a crime.. I am a great Giger-fan, and I have deep respect for the creativity that brought forth all those marvelous pieces of art.. Why can't they just give the man credit for his marvelous ideas... Da Rage



Website: http://
Referred by: Airbrush Action
From: USA
Time: Saturday, 06 June 1998 at 17:04:49
Comments: i am not much of a giger fan, but, the work i have seen, blows me out the door. this is not hte first time that giger has gone without mention: the Dead Kennedys released an album called 'frankenchrist', in it was a giger landscape (xxi i think). the kennedys were slapped with a lawsuit for 'distribution of harmful matter to minors' not one time during the proceedings did giger EVER get put on the stand. giger's testimoney could have saved about a year of the Dead Kennedys and the SF DA's time, as well as a large amount of money. draw your own conclusions. i think that giger has been wronged. i say screw 2oth century fux.



Name: Paul Bullock
Website: The Silence of the World
From: Adelaide, Australia
Time: Saturday, 06 June 1998 at 02:48:06
Comments: It is a great shame that Twentieth Century Fox, despite making many millions from the creations of HR Giger's brilliant mind, cannot even be so decent as to simply acknowledge him, however briefly, in the credits of Alien Resurrection. I would like to show my sympathy for your worthy cause at Alien Insurrection, and say that, although I though Alien Resurrection was an excellent film, this was entirely because of concepts and creatures first designed solely by HR Giger. He is the one who should be making millions, not a company so unethical it will not even thank him.



Name: RICK WESTCOTT
Website: http://
From: CO,SPRINGS COLORADO
Time: Saturday, 06 June 1998 at 01:17:19
Comments: 1ST OFF I'D JUST LIKE TO APOLOGIZE FOR MY SELFISH AND EXTREMELY UNGRATEFUL AMERICANS AT TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX . I ALSO AM AN ARTIST AND I'D LIKE TO SAY THAT YOU AS AN ARTIST HAVE INSPIRED ME MORE THAN ANY OTHER AND HAVE OPENED MY MIND TO THE POWER OF MY OWN IMAGINATION . THANKS AGAIN...A FAN



Name: William MacLeod
Website: http://
Referred by: Alien Web Ring
From: Birmingham, Alabama
Time: Friday, 05 June 1998 at 19:17:44
Comments: I remember very well the first time I ever encountered Giger's Alien in a dark theatre. I have not been able to forget it since. It is at the same time the most beautiful and most frightening thing ever conceived. To deny Mr. Giger credit for the Alien lifeform, or even to suggest that he was not wholly responsible for it, is ludicrous. I have seen dozens of Alien rip off films, and even in THEM I could see Giger's influence. His style and vision is instantly recognizable by even my small children. Even if I were not a fan of the movies, (mostly because of Giger's Alien) I would still think Fox's behaviour reprehensible in this matter.



Name: Tomislav D. Matkovic
Website: none
Referred by: Via Galactica (www.sf.hr/via/potpuna)
From: Samobor / Croatia
Time: Friday, 05 June 1998 at 14:30:07
Comments: Without H.R.Giger there is NO Alien. Only Alien that exist is Gigers Alien. Think, that stealing ideas and art from veri best world acclaimed author is outrageous and humiliated for author himself and also for his fans



Website: http://
From: medellin - colombia
Time: Friday, 05 June 1998 at 14:28:04
Comments: I love your style, your ideology is the living reflex of the world we're living now, yor art makes me have strange feelings; for this and many others reasons I have tatooed all my arms and my legs with this amazing art.



Website: http://
From: Brisbane, Australia
Time: Friday, 05 June 1998 at 01:28:54
Comments: 20th century fox's behaviour is an outrage and yet another disgusting example of the arrogance which comes with market monopolisation. This web page is great, keep it up. Giger is an artistic genius and should be properly recogonised for his impact upon the Alien movies. Without Giger there would be no 'Alien'.



Name: Jonathan Skocik
Website: none
Referred by: David Penn
From: Eighty-Four Pennsylvainia
Time: Thursday, 04 June 1998 at 17:11:42
Comments: Your style is truly the most unique in the world. Your biomechanics are brilliant, disturbing, captivating, and at once frightening and beautiful. Few painters in history could ever compare to such original work. You will be forever remembered as the God of Biomechanics. Sincerely, Jonathan R. Skocik



Name: Richard Peppers
Website: http://
From: seattle/wa /usa
Time: Thursday, 04 June 1998 at 16:51:04
Comments: As a fellow artist and dreamer I feel what the are doing is outragouse not only is it an insult but it it is an attack on the artist only true reward his imortality and his reputation wich is also often his only source of work thank you -rich



Name: marieke isendam
Website: http://
From: nijmegen/holland
Time: Thursday, 04 June 1998 at 05:25:52
Comments: i love it i feel it i want it it's great. love y'all marieke



Name: Cynthia A. Godoy Fredes
Website: http://
From: chile
Time: Wednesday, 03 June 1998 at 19:29:07
Comments: i think it's so wrong what they are doin' to H.R. Giger, someone who creates!! Alien, i mean he's an artist, and they took so much fans about the movie, that it seems to me incredible, they must put him on the credits, because he's "JUST" the creator of Alien. They should ask for forgiveness to the one and only H:R:GIGER!! That's all



Name: James Horton
Website: The Void (works on others in progress)
Referred by: this page
From: America
Time: Wednesday, 03 June 1998 at 06:30:33
Comments: Its obvious that Mr. Gigers influence permiates the whole Alien genre. I myself as an artist and musician have been ripped off by individuals, and my heart goes out to Mr. Giger. As far as his artwork goes, he was an inspiration to me in most of my own works, Mr. Giger is like god to alot of sci fii /fantasy artist as he is to myself. James Horton



Name: Jenny
Website: Jenny`s Gary Oldman Page
Referred by: just looking for your beatiful paintings
From: Sweden
Time: Wednesday, 03 June 1998 at 05:15:21
Comments: Its so obvious that thy are wrong, this happens every day, people stele and dont give any credit. keep on fighting! your paintings are so beutiful.... what happens if they do another alien movie number 5. /Jenny



Name: Tim Lester
Website:
From: USA
Time: Tuesday, 02 June 1998 at 20:53:04
Comments: Since the first Alien movie, H.R. Giger was the designer and creator. All Alien spinoffs must give credit to the original designer, unless they do not want it. Fox may not put his name in the movie as the creator, we all know he is. Still credit must be given.



Name: Peter Badler.
Website: -
Referred by: -
From: Gothenburg/Sweden.
Time: Tuesday, 02 June 1998 at 09:45:29
Comments: Ever since I first saw pictures of the Pilot (Alien I) when I was a little child, I have been terrified and strangely drawn to H.R Gigers work. His work has been an ongoing inspiration to me (I am a graphic Designer, 26 years) and I would hereby state my opinion regarding the abnormal abuse and treatment of the Alien design, by Fox. James Cameron destroyed the Alien concept by introducing the Queen, primarly making the monsters more humanly acceptably. The alien should be regarded as something unexplainable and ¹alien¹ as Gigers BiomechanoidsŠ Peter Badler/BADLER FORM. GBG/S



Name: Ronan Madden
Website: http://
From: Dublin, Ireland
Time: Tuesday, 02 June 1998 at 08:09:58
Comments: Dear Sir, I recently saw 'Alien Resurrection' on video and at the end of the credits the original creature design was credited to 'H.R. Geiger'. Have Fox backed down and agreed to give credit where it is due? Ronan



Name: IwataGuy
Website:
Time: Monday, 01 June 1998 at 22:13:52
Comments: Well, Firstly... I was one of the airbrush artists who painted the aliens for Resurrection. It was obviously a giger design. We all know this, right? I get credit for 10% of any of the work I do for these sort of films... I recieved no credit for my work on this film. What really is the big deal? It is Hollywood. Deal with it. The aliens were designed off the GIGer design sure. But GIGER did not "Design" the Resurrection Version. His designs are beautiful, and the Films have bastardized them. So think of it as a compliment NOT having had GIGER'S name burnt into the celluoid! Granted , we did refer to the first films creatures through photos and such , Oh who cares.... I don't.




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