Germany's greatest postwar science fiction magazine was bursting with…

Terra was the most important postwar science fiction magazine in West Germany — and its covers were bursting with strange monsters and weird struggles in outer space. The Monster Brains blog has gathered some of the greatest monster-focused covers. » 1/19/11 8:30am 1/19/11 8:30am

Before There Were Blue Avatars There Were The Tiny Tadpole Sperm Aliens…

Long before we saw the strange blue cat people from James Cameron's Avatar, humankind focused their CG power on destroying the alien world of Terra. Check out our exclusive clip for this overlooked little alien flick. » 9/14/09 1:39pm 9/14/09 1:39pm

Is This The Year We Have To Kill Cute Aliens?

Two new trailers for the Ashley-Tisdale-vs-cute-aliens epic Aliens In The Attic have come out, and they're making me wonder: Is this the year of movies about humans fighting cute aliens with big eyes? The second trailer includes a rundown of the movie's cutesy alien invaders. At least there's mind control. » 5/21/09 2:00pm 5/21/09 2:00pm

Which Underdog Movie Will Be The Summer's Biggest Sleeper Hit?

A lot of underdog movies are coming out this summer (and some of them will be just plain dogs.) Which of these scrappy up-and-comers will tear out your wallet with its bloody celluloid teeth? » 4/15/09 3:30pm 4/15/09 3:30pm

Tadpole Alien Escapes With Robot David Cross, In Terra Clip

Post-apocalyptic CG movieThe Battle For Terra pits tadpole aliens against humans, as both fight for the survival of their respective species. Check out our exclusive clip. » 4/06/09 8:00am 4/06/09 8:00am

Terra May Take Post-Apocalyptic Cuteness Too Far

I really want to like Battle for Terra, the 3-D animated movie where survivors of a destroyed Earth argue over whether to conquer the way-too-cute peace-loving aliens. But this new trailer makes it really hard. » 2/19/09 6:30am 2/19/09 6:30am

Are You Ready To Be An Evil Colonist?

Humans are a plague, shredding across the galaxy and destroying other peace-loving creatures. At least, that seems to be the theme of a number of movies that are coming out in the next few years. I've been wondering what would replace the post-apocalyptic-Earth as the stock plot for "dark" science fiction movies, and… » 5/07/08 4:30pm 5/07/08 4:30pm

Humans Wreck Another Planet In Terra

Bloodthirsty evil humans invade a peaceful alien planet in a new indie movie that turns all the classic alien invasion motifs on their heads. Terra, which just had its U.S. premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival, goes from tense little alien invasion movie to war epic in mere moments. Full recap after the jump… » 5/01/08 10:30am 5/01/08 10:30am