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Top Ten 1990s Alien Films

There are as many different conceptions of alien life as there are people to ponder it. We have decades of science fiction films, which more than anything serve as a mirror held up to the fears of their respective times.

It’s a truly bottomless well of literary inspiration, and it will always be with us. Even if we one day meet the aliens, we’ll just begin dreaming of different aliens. I wouldn’t even know where to begin in trying to list the best films about them by their merits, except to first narrow the category as much as possible. So then, let’s just look back at what aliens were up to in the 1990s.

28Jul
Top 10 Video Game ListsVideo Games

Top Ten SEGA Genesis Games of All Time

The 16-bit era is often remembered as being the time when video gaming came of age, and in many ways this is true. Part of this dynamic was the absolutely no-holds-barred competition between Nintendo and...

22Jul
Classic FilmFilm

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

In 1977, our movie aliens had, for the most part, settled into the realm of overblown camp. While there had been some great films, it was still mostly associated with painted cardboard boxes and laser...

22Jul
Articles on FilmFilm

Alien Conspiracy Films

It was all eyes on the skies this week, with two major news stories revolving around the mysteries of space. Naturally, the first was the fiftieth anniversary of the moon landing, a monumental achievement...

22Jul
Classic GamesVideo Games

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

What makes a classic game? Is it something entirely new that catches on later, or the perfection of something already introduced? While not a completely binary decision – many classics definitively...

20Jul
FilmTop 10 Film Lists

Top Ten Greek Myth Films

I think it’s safe to say that superhero films are more prominent now than they’ve ever been in film history.  They are inescapable, and anyone who’s made the effort to explore the constantly...

20Jul
FilmTop 10 Film Lists

Top Ten Improvised Weapons

They say a true ninja will immediately identify five things in any room which can be used as deadly weapons.  For those of us who are more lax in our attentiveness to murder opportunities, we’re often...

20Jul
FilmTop 10 Film Lists

Top Ten Movies that Play with Time

In my previous article, I discussed the power of manipulating time as a shortcut to audience attentiveness.  Manipulating the sequence of events, or moving your story into a fluid chronology will get...

20Jul
Articles on GamesVideo Games

How Streaming is Growing and Changing Video Games

Big news from the world of video game streaming this week as it seems like longtime Twitch king Ninja was dethroned by fellow streamer and Fortnite expert Tfue. Ninja, a favorite of sponsors and the video...

15Jul
New Video Games ReleasesVideo Games

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

A lot of video game sequels try to capture the magic of the previous title while giving you a little something new here and there. When you’re trying to establish a new IP on the back of the traditions...