The 7 greatest CG aliens of all time

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Once upon a time, movie aliens were little more than actors with their faces painted green. Then from the 1970s onwards, advances in prosthetics led to the creation of a series of iconic and entrancing extra-terrestrial beasts in films such as Ridley Scott's Alien (1979), ET (1982) and Predator (1987).

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Dan Oliver

Over the last 20 years, Dan has edited a number of print magazines and websites, including Computer Arts, 3D World and ImagineFX, and has written for publications including the Sunday Times, the Guardian, the Manchester Evening News, Manchester United Magazine, T3, and many more. He is currently the digital editor of Creative Bloq's sister magazine, Wallpaper*.