Tagged: Alien Invasion

The 5th Wave (2016)

Feeling like the end of days is coming? Or perhaps you’re just hoping they are? If so, you might enjoy The 5th Wave, which takes viewers on a post-apocalyptic trip involving aliens, child soldiers, and teenage love triangles.

U.F.Oh No He Didn’t!

President Obama accidentally reveals the truth about aliens. Like, the outer space kind. It’s all right there plain as the ears on his face if you only listen closely, study the body language, and forget to take your medication.

War of the Worlds (2005)

“While I wouldn’t go so far as to say that it’s one of Steven Spielberg’s best, his version of War of the Worlds is high up there on the rather short list of remakes that are actually better than the originals.”

The Host (2013)

“Stephenie Meyer does for the alien invasion genre what she did for vampires and werewolves: she takes away everything you love about it, stuffs it with her own bizarre mythology, and uses it mostly to create a love triangle and romantic angst.”

The World’s End (2013)

“Slapstick comedy coincides with witty puns, and situational comedy is spawned from an otherwise dazzling fistfight. This is a film that not only blends genres, but seemingly creates new ones.”

VIDEO: Mars Attacks! (1996)

On this special Halloween episode of The Lunatic Fringe, Josh talks about a film from Tim Burton’s so called “Golden Age”. Beware the movie with no protagonist! The movie that’s hates its characters with a passion! The movie… known as Mars Attacks!

VIDEO: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

A group of people in San Francisco (Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, Jeff Goldblum, Leonard Nimoy) come to realize that everyone around them is slowly being replaced by alien clones with no emotion, leading to one of the most famous endings ever. Also in this review: see old ladies get punched in the face, and find out where Cabbage Patch Kids come from!

VIDEO: Monsters (2010)

“The Fear Fan goes indie with Monsters, a relatively low budget monster movie that managed to get some decent reviews when it was first released. Fear Fan went into this one with high expectations, but does it live up to them? To put it simply: Hell no.”

RiffTrax: Plan 9 from Outer Space LIVE! Nashville 2009 (2010)

“Not only is RiffTrax popular enough to produce real DVDs, but they’ve also earned the clout to put on live shows out in the real world, giving their fans a rare excuse to actually leave their homes. In 2009, a live event was staged in Nashville, Tennessee and broadcast to theaters all across the country, featuring the RiffTraxers (RiffTraxians?) taking on one of the most infamous ‘bad’ movies of all time, Ed Wood’s Plan 9 from Outer Space. And as you may have already guessed from the title, this DVD is a document of that event.”