principally available in 3D, with standard DVD and Blu-ray versions also available.
Available in cinemas in standard high resolution, 'Real D' 3D and IMAX.
Modern facilities are capable of producing 3D with standard images and films,
using Stereoscopy, Autostereoscopy, Side-by-side, ColourCode and Linearly Polarized
systems and techniques, producing images and films that are equivalent to software studio
Roger Christian, art director on the first Alien, speculated that the
film would be shot in 3-D, which
was eventually confirmed by Ridley Scott. Since 3-D films need high lighting levels on set,
which is the hallmark atmosphere of the Alien films being predominantly
dark, darkness and shadows can then be added in post-production
through grading processes, while the 3-D equipment being based on post-Avatar technology.