On completing my audiobook of Alien: Resurrection, it became even more apparent that perhaps instead of Alien: Covenant paying homage to Alien: Resurrection by repeating its themes. They were both based on the same inspirational texts, particularly in this scene where the breath is symbolic of new life.  “The Ripley twitched helplessly in her sleep, […]

By Benjamin West – 1QFKub9RpoHOHg at Google Cultural Institute maximum zoom level, Public Domain ARK OF THE COVENANT (Heb. €aroôn, the common name for a “chest” or “coffer”). It was called the “ark of the covenant” (Numbers 10:33; Deuteronomy 31:26; Hebrews 9:4; etc.), because stored the Ten Commandments, and other holy artifacts; “the ark of […]