Battle Los Angeles (2011) – Jonathan Liebesman

Aaron Eckhart leads a squad of marines in this tale of alien invasion, that owes its pedigree to the likes of War of the Worlds and Independence Day. Is it great? No. But it ends up being fairly solid entertainment, and has a pretty solid cast surrounding Nantz (Eckhart) and his marines, including Michelle Rodriguez,…

War of the Worlds: The Complete Series

Back in the late 1980s, I was first discovering classic science fiction film and was completely taken in by George Pal’s original War of the Worlds film from 1953. I was in my late teens, and as soon as I heard that there was a new series coming along picking up decades after the original…

Signs (2002) – M. Night Shyamalan

  The 101 Sci-Fi Movies list is drawing to an end, and it allowed me to rewatch M. Night Shyamalan’s Signs with Mel Gibson. It’s easy to jump right to the end, and complain about the idea that if these aliens were so afraid of water, apparently it can kill them… why take a chance…