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Last Night's Falling Skies Highlighted The Show's Most Fundamental Flaw

Last night’s Falling Skies got off to a fantastic start—that opening sequence, showcasing the rubble of our world, dotted with alien corpses full of snakes, was beautiful. And seeing the renegade Pope as the heroic rescuer was fantastic. It was the set-up for a great episode... that didn’t quite materialize. » 7/27/15 3:00pm Yesterday 3:00pm

9 Movies That Were Greenlit Because Something Went Viral On The Internet

Adam Sandler’s new movie Pixels will leave a lot of people wondering how this movie even exists. What kind of a universe allows such a travesty to happen? But Pixels came about because a short film went super-viral. And here are nine other films that were greenlit purely thanks to internet manias. » 7/24/15 10:00am Friday 10:00am

Sigourney Weaver Hates Alien vs. Predator Just Like You Do

As a concept, Alien vs. Predator was always kind of cool. A fun fan-idea, blending two great franchises, that worked in comic books and video games. But the movies, while financially successful, aren’t very good and Alien star Sigourney Weaver thinks the idea “caused more problems than it was worth.” » 7/20/15 2:20pm 7/20/15 2:20pm

Check Out Mondo's Beautiful Posters For Flash Gordon, Ant-Man And More

Hope you haven’t already paid your July rent—because Mondo has another batch of beautiful posters for sale, both online and as exclusives at San Diego Comic-Con. Check out Flash Gordon, The Day the Earth Stood Still and Ant-Man posters, plus Aliens and Superman: The Animated Series vinyls. » 7/01/15 3:00pm 7/01/15 3:00pm

Can We Ensure That Our First Encounter With Alien Life Is Ethical?

In April, NASA Chief scientist Ellen Stofan predicted we would “have strong indications of life beyond Earth within a decade,” and “definitive evidence within 20 to 30 years.” Assuming this timeline is correct, how do we ensure the life we encounter—which astrobiologists predict will be non-sentient—will be respected? » 6/18/15 1:40pm 6/18/15 1:40pm

Thirsty Aliens Discover Tasty "Lymon" In This Vintage Soda Commercial

This retro commercial — featuring two aliens from planet “I Match My Eyeshadow To My Space Unitard” — is so 1980s it hurts ... so good. Who are these big-haired extraterrestrials, flitting about the galaxy to visit diners and sip soda pop? Only Sprite’s marketing team circa 1985 knows. » 4/26/15 11:00am 4/26/15 11:00am

Area 51 Trailer Is A PSA For Not Breaking Into Top-Secret Military Bases

Oren Peli had a mega-hit with Paranormal Activity in 2007. His follow-up, Area 51, finished shooting in 2010, was overhauled in 2011, and is finally seeing the light of day next month. So was the wait worth it? The trailer is here to help us decide ... if we can stand one more found-footage horror flick. » 4/23/15 2:10pm 4/23/15 2:10pm

NASA Chief Scientist Predicts We'll Find Signs Of Alien Life By 2025

Here's the full quote, as delivered by NASA Chief scientist Ellen Stofan at Tuesday's panel discussion on the Agency's search for habitable worlds and alien life: "I think we're going to have strong indications of life beyond Earth within a decade, and I think we're going to have definitive evidence within 20 to 30… » 4/07/15 3:25pm 4/07/15 3:25pm