Today’s Top 10 list took a look at the best examples of movies that focused on space exploration, and ranked them based on the size and severity of the pickles encountered. Since there is little drama in intergalactic missions that go off without a hitch, a vast majority of films that play around in this genre’s sandbox feature some kind of disaster, thus, there was no shortage of candidates.
The new Luc Besson-produced Guy Pearce sci-fi action flick inspired this list of the best space commanders in movies from Warren Cantrell. Take no prisoners indeed!
Ian Nathan has captured ‘Alien”s vibe and created a virtual treasure trove of cool collectibles and images in the new book ‘Alien Vault: The Definitive Story of the Making of the Film.’
John Carpenter’s ‘The Thing’ was derided by critics when it came out in 1982 but is now rightly considered somewhat of a horror classic. Here’s why.
Today’s Top 10 list comes from sitegoer Brian Tousey, who teaches a film course in Los Angeles, and writes a film-based blog called Maximum Tenderness. His previous list for Scene-Stealers was Top 10 Stephen King Movie Adaptations. If you’d like to contribute a Top 10 list to Scene-Stealers, just email me at email@example.com. Here’s Brian: [...]
This review of “Super 8″ appears on KTKA-49. J.J. Abrams channels his inner Spielberg, with help from the blockbuster maestro of the 80s who served as producer, on “Super 8,” a refreshing change of pace for summer flicks. It’s just too bad that Abrams has made such a big deal about not letting any secrets [...]
Our new bi-weekly movie-themed comic strip here on Scene-Stealers is back. Here’s strip number five of The Chicken and the Egg. The artist is Ben Townsend. Click on the strip for a larger image! Contact the cartoonist: firstname.lastname@example.org Link to The Chicken and the Egg #1 Link to The Chicken and the Egg #2 Link [...]
Last weekend, the UFO Reykawvik Summit 2011 brings authors, investigators, and researchers to Liberty Hall in Lawrence, KS to discuss alien abduction and ongoing UFO sightings. Coincidentally, while this 3-day conference visited my town, the new alien comedy “Paul,” starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost as two British nerds who discover an alien in Area [...]
Simon Pegg and Nick Frost have proven their chemistry time and again as one of the best onscreen comedic duos currently working. Aside from cameo roles, the alien encounter/buddy comedy/road movie “Paul” marks their first feature not to be directed by Edgar Wright. While Wright was making “Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World,” Pegg and Frost [...]
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My love affair with Pixar’s latest animated masterpiece “Wall-E” is so absolute that it has inspired this list of my Top 10 Artificial Intelligence Movies, or savvy circuit-board flims. That is to say, more specifically films featuring memorable robots. It is entirely possible that robots and artificial-intelligence storylines have ultimately been best served by the [...]