Twenty-five years ago, it was time for war. On July 18, 1986 James Cameron
's film Aliens
exploded into theaters and immediately became one of the few examples of a standout sequel in movie history. Picking up where Ridley Scott
left off - with Sigourney Weaver
as Ellen Ripley drifting asleep in the sci-fi version of a lifeboat - Aliens
emulated its predecessor with character-centric thrills and expanded upon it ...