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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. 

Gravity%20(585%20x%20329) Aliens, Star Wars and the Biggest Moments for Geek Films at the Oscars

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

whatonearth If Aliens Made Documentaries, They Might Look Like This Oscar Nominated Short Film from 1967

 

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

ripley art Ripleys Daughter Is Getting Her Own Aliens Spin off, and Thats Not a Bad Thing (Updated)

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)

Top 10 Nightmare-Inducing Movie Aliens

  • ‘Alien’ (Ridley Scott, 1979)

    One of the all-time greatest cinematic creature designs is also one of the scariest – the titular alien, created by Swiss artist H.R. Giger, is a nightmare sprung to goo-dripping life. It’s provocatively sexual (complete with phallic head-shape), elegantly dangerous and combines aspects of both animal and machine; like a Jaguar sports car that could rip out your throat with its tiny hidden sub-mouth. Even its

  • Review in a Hurry: When his partner K is erased from history, Agent J must time travel to 1960s New… Continue reading Movie Review: Men in Black 3's Will Smith Is Still Fresh When Battling Aliens in the Past