Alien: Covenant (2017)

Alien: Covenant (2017)

The crew of a colony ship is awakened by an accident—except for their synthetic, Walter (Michael Fassbender), who was awake—and while making repairs, picks up a signal. The new, uncertain captain, who needs the approval both of the crew and of God, decides to follow the signal to its Earth-like world which might be a

Beyond Skyline (2017)

Beyond Skyline (2017)

Tough-cop-guy (Frank Grillo) is with his petulant son (Jonny Weston), a Girl (Bojana Novakovic) and a standard Ederly-Black-street-person (Antonio Fargas) when the aliens attack LA. There’s also cameos from Latino-cop-about-to-die and Black-cop-about-to-die (but hey, she’s a woman this time). The aliens brainwash people and then steal them, along with blowing up random things. Time passes

Annihilation (2018)

Annihilation (2018)

A meteor strike on a lighthouse creates The Shimmer, an area of strange plant and animal growth. No one who enters has ever returned and no communication from within has been received. Then Kane (Oscar Isaac), who’s been missing for a year after entering The Shimmer, appears in his house and begins spitting up blood.

Venom (2018)

Venom (2018)

Evil CEO Carlton Drake (Riz Ahmed) retrieves three alien goo monsters from a comet, with a forth escaping. Drake plans to merge the creatures with humans in order to colonize space, but it is hard to find a compatible human. Enter obnoxious reporter Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy), who’d lost his career and fiancée due to

The Predator (2018)

The Predator (2018)

Sniper Quinn McKenna (Boyd Holbrook) finds himself at a predator crash site. Knowing the government will try and hush it up, he mails pieces of alien tech to his P.O. Box as evidence, but it ends up in the hands of his magical autistic son (Rory McKenna), who switches it on and calls a predator.

The Trollenberg Terror / The Crawling Eye (1958)

The Trollenberg Terror / The Crawling Eye (1958)

Alan Brooks (Forrest Tucker) is summoned by his friend, Professor Crevett (Warren Mitchell), to a small village at the base of the Trollenberg mountain. He arrives in town at the same time is psychic Anne Pilgrim (Janet Munro—a year before Disney put her into Darby O’Gill and the Little People), who felt compelled to stop

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

In 1956, the alien invasion film was in its full “glory.” The Thing From Another World, War of the Worlds, and many others had displayed an external threat. THEY are out there and are coming to get us! The UFO craze put flying saucers everywhere. Invasion of the Body Snatchers made the threat internal. It

Arrival (2016)

Arrival (2016)

The arrival of twelve spaceships causes worldwide panic. Linguist Louise Banks (Amy Adams) and physicist Ian Donnelly (Jeremy Renner) are brought into a military team tasked with determining what the aliens want. Each day they can enter a ship and confront the mutli-tentacled aliens behind a glass wall and try and work out some form

Midnight Special (2016)

Midnight Special (2016)

Alton (Jaden Lieberher), a super-powered kid who can’t control his powers, has been kidnapped from a cult by his father Roy Tomlin (Michael Shannon) and his friend Lucas (Joel Edgerton). They take a very, very slow drive through very dark, nowhere roads while pursued by the cult that thinks the child is their salvation and

Life (2017)

Life (2017)

Six astronauts on the international space station—a medic (Jake Gyllenhaal), a Ryan Reynolds-like pilot (Ryan Reynolds), a handicapped biologist (Ariyon Bakare), a CDC safety officer (Rebecca Ferguson), a computer guy (Hiroyuki Sanada), and the captain (Olga Dihovichnaya)—recover a microscopic life form from a Mars probe and start to experiment with it. Naturally, it grows until

Alien³ (1992)

Alien³ (1992)

Shortly after the events of Aliens, Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) crash-lands on a prison planet, along with an alien.  The all-male prisoners, led by Dillon (Charles Dutton), have found religion and don’t want a female bringing temptation.  She’s left with only the doctor (Charles Dance) to talk to, until the killings begin. The first three Alien

Aliens (1986)

Aliens (1986)

Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) is rescued and brought out of suspended animation fifty-seven years after the events of Alien. Since then, a colony has been established on the planet where the alien eggs were found. When contact is lost with the colonists, a group of space marines (Michael Biehn, Bill Paxton, William Hope, Jenette Goldstein, Al Matthews, Lance