Posts Tagged ‘Alien’
Top Sci-Fi Films

Film on Vinyl: Top Five Sci-fi Soundtracks

Science-fiction films have allowed us to gaze into the future, and behind every memorable sci-fi film is an even more memorable score.
Midnight Madness at Landmark Theatres

An ‘Alien’ Invades Midnight Madness

  Landmark Theatres continues its October Midnight Madness schedule October 17 & 18 with “Alien,” the 1979 Ridley Scott Sci-Fi blockbuster and scream fest. Sigourney Weaver stars as Ellen Ripley, warrant officer for the space ship Nostromo. The ship is on its way back to Earth when it receives a distress call from a nearby […]

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Mac and Me (1988)

"Mac and Me" is everything "E.T." is not and yet an absolute ripoff all at the same time. A wonderment of late '80s cheese you simply must behold to believe.
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Galaxy of Terror (1981)

Even the best science fiction can come off as silly. This is not the best science fiction.

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Yap vs. Yap: Prometheus

Nick, Joe, Austin and Chris gang up for a free-wheeling and spoiler-riffic discussion of Ridley Scott's bold new "Aliens" prequel, "Prometheus."
PROM-004 - Charlize Theron and Idris Elba on the bridge of the ship Prometheus.


A film every bit as epic as it should be, "Prometheus" is a triumph.



More a story of uncertain teenagers than unstoppable superheroes, "Chronicle" is an unforgettable character study couched in comic-book wit, color and momentum.
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Attack the Block

The summer ended just a bit too soon because this is one of the best of the season.

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Alien from the Deep (1989)

An exercise in Italian cheapsploitation, "Alien from the Deep" is a fun cheesefest that is all bad.
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Plenty of bombs burst in air during the TV star-spangled bummer that is "Skyline," an uninspired, unoriginal alien-invasion tale.

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Movie monster Dream Teams

In this week's show, Joe and Chris yap about classic vs. modern movie monsters. Who deserves a slot on the new Dream Team?

Movies You Aught Not Watch: The Fourth Kind

"The Fourth Kind" — the low point of cinematic viral marketing — continues Nick Rogers' weekly, alphabetical look back at the 52 worst films of 2000-2009.