Note: In honor of the Academy Awards this Sunday, we’re reposting some of our favorite Oscar-related posts from years past. The following was first published on 2/26/13, and it includes a new intro from Geek Beat author Rick Marshall.
It’s worth noting this year that we have not one, but two science-fiction films nominated for “Best Picture” honors, though it’s understandable if the ambiguous futurism of… Continue reading 'Aliens,' 'Star Wars' and the Biggest Moments for Geek Films at the Oscars
If other life forms exist, they’re probably wondering what the hell is wrong with us. Les Drew and Kaj Pindal poked fun at this notion when they directed a 1967 Academy Award-nominated film, What on Earth?, that takes a humorous look at Earth’s inhabitants from the fictional view of the Martians.
Cars are mistaken for living beings and appear to be Earth’s dominant species. The automotive… Continue reading If Aliens Made Documentaries, They Might Look Like This Oscar-Nominated Short Film from 1967
Note: This post was originally published on 10/21/13.
Before everyone has a collective heart attack, let’s make it very clear that we’re talking about a new Aliens video game, not a movie. However, the core idea behind it is rather intriguing, which is why we’re writing about it on Movies.com. The game in question is called Alien: Isolation, and Kotaku’s sources say it’ll actually be… Continue reading Ripley's Daughter Is Getting Her Own 'Aliens' Spin-off, and That's Not a Bad Thing (Updated)