Attack the Block (2011)

Written and directed by Joe Cornish.  Starring Jodie Whittaker, John Boyega, Alex Esmail, Leeon Jones, Franz Dramew, Jumayn Hunter, Luke Treadaway and Nick Frost. Plot: a young street gang defends their South London block from an alien invasion. As a young gang (not the most likable characters when the movie starts) mug Sam (Whittaker), an … Continue reading Attack the Block (2011)

Species (1995)

Directed by Roger Donaldson.  Written by Dennis Feldman.  Starring Natasha Henstridge, Michael Madsen, Ben Kingsley, Marg Helgenberger, Forest Whitaker, Alfred Molina and Michelle Williams. Plot: the government messes up yet again, by making a human/alien hybrid that ends up being as fatal as she is beautiful. Sil (Williams) is a human/alien hybrid being kept in … Continue reading Species (1995)

Aliens (1986)

Directed by James Cameron.  Written by Cameron, Walter Hill and David Giler.  Starring Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Lance Henriksen, Paul Reiser, Bill Paxton, William Hope, Jenette Goldstein, Carrie Henn and Al Matthews. Plot: after floating in space for 57 years, Ripley is found alive - at first they don't believe her story, but when aliens … Continue reading Aliens (1986)

Evilution (2008)

Directed by Chris Conlee.  Written by Brian Patrick O'Toole.  Starring Noel Gugliemi,  James Duval, Eric Peter-Kaiser, Sandra Eloani and Tim Colceri. Plot: alien bacteria resurrects the dead. So, there's a virus that turns people into zombies.  But it being of alien origin almost seems like an after thought.  You totally forget this fact as the … Continue reading Evilution (2008)

The Violent Kind (2010)

Directed by The Butcher Brothers.  Written by The Butcher Brothers and Adam Weiss.  Starring Taylor Cole, Tiffany Shepis, Cory Knauf, Bret Roberts and Joe Egender. Plot: a group of bikers and their girlfriends go to a secluded farmhouse where one of them gets possessed. God this movie sucked.  There was too much bullshit and not … Continue reading The Violent Kind (2010)

Harbinger Down (2015)

Written and directed by Alec Gillis.  Starring Lance Henriksen, Giovonnie Samuels, Matt Winston, Camille Balsamo, Reid Collums, Mike Estime, Milla Bjorn and Jason Speer. Plot: the crew of a ship finds an old Soviet Union ship with a body inside, but when the body disappears, the real "fun" begins. In this kickstarted movie, Sadie (Balsamo) … Continue reading Harbinger Down (2015)

Dark Skies (2013)

Written and directed by Scott Stewart.  Starring Keri Russell, Josh Hamilton, Dakota Goyo, Kadan Rockett and J. K. Simmons. Plot: the Barrett family experiences an escalating series of horrific events until they finally decide that aliens are really after them Daniel Barrett (Hamilton), his wife Lucy (Russell), and their two sons, Jesse (Goyo) and Sammy … Continue reading Dark Skies (2013)

Creature (AKA The Titan Find) (1985)

Directed by William Malone.  Written by Malone and Alan Reed.  Starring Stan Iver, Wendy Schaal, Lyman Ward, Robert Jaffe, Diane Salinger and Annette McCarthy. Plot: an alien stalks German and US spaceships on Titan, Saturn's biggest moon Two scientists arrive on Titan and decide to open this thing they find even though one of them … Continue reading Creature (AKA The Titan Find) (1985)