With the beachball alien from "Star" in mind. Also several aspects of the John Carpenter directed comedy Sci-fi feature from 1974 have shown up in subsequent film in the Alien franchise (see, for example, the finger skipping scene with ice pick in "Star" and shows up in Aliens. So thought a comparison was in order. Besides, my 14 1/2 year cat loves this stuff! This is my new favorite poster for one of my all time favorite horror science fiction films ever. Links to this post. 20 Million Miles To Earth.