Flying Saucer Power Source Discovered: Ionized Air

Click to viewThose strange lights in the sky seem to move with unnatural precision, making turns and accelerations no human-made aircraft could possibly match. What ultra-advanced anti-gravity system allows UFOs to fly in such a bizarre way? Apparently it's ionized air. An engineering professor at the University of… » 7/09/08 8:00am 7/09/08 8:00am

New "Earth Stood Still" Isn't Just Eco-Horror

If Keanu Reeves seems to be acting a little stiffly in the new remake of the 1951 classic The Day The Earth Stood Still, it's entirely intentional. Reeves spent a lot of time thinking about his movements in the film, trying to use his physicality to seem as alien as possible without acting too quirky, director Scott… » 7/07/08 10:20am 7/07/08 10:20am

Space Age Noir in the Original "Day the Earth Stood Still"

I think we're all dreading the remake of stately, spare 1951 classic The Day the Earth Stood Still because the original is still so visually stunning even after all these years. Here, a human who has befriended visiting alien Klaatu has to tell Klaatu's super-robot Gort to help her rescue the endangered alien. The… » 1/03/08 5:30pm 1/03/08 5:30pm