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Entries Tagged as 'Aliens'

A Xenomorph May Be Involved

September 5th, 2011 · 1 Comment

“I think a lot of it has gone into comic books, and to me, in comic books, it’s all about the men — and because they were written in the ’50s and ’60s especially. It just wasn’t where it was at for those writers and there’s only so many band-aids you can put on that […]

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Tags: Aliens · Beasts and monsters · Dreams and visions · Famous line · Military · Mother/daughter relationship · Sequel · Woman in jeopardy

Evil, Pure and Simple, from the 8th Dimension!

July 31st, 2011 · 3 Comments

“The most typical — and difficult — question people ask me is ‘What is Buckaroo Banzai about?’ If I could answer that in a single interview, I wouldn’t have spent two years making the film. I didn’t want to make a straight, genre film, and deliberately chose Buckaroo Banzai because it defied all the labels.” […]

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Tags: Aliens · Alternate universe · Concert · Cult favorite · Dreams and visions · Famous line · Flashback · Interrogation · Inventors and Tinkerers

That Thing Wanted To Be Us

July 17th, 2011 · 4 Comments

“See, I grew up as a kid watching science fiction and monster movies and it was always a guy in a suit. Or sometimes it was kind of a bad puppet, like It Conquered The World comes to mind right now, Roger Corman’s movie, this kind of vegetable monster, kind of going like this woodenly, […]

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Tags: Aliens · Ambiguous ending · Based on short story · Cult favorite · End of the world · Forensic evidence · Man vs. machine · Paranoia