Don't watch this collection of contemporary UFO horror movies if you're by yourself in an open field, night-fishing, or about to visit your proctologist. Make sure to check out 'Slither' for a great, relatively unknown, horror-comedy treat!
The aliens in these modern sci-fi blockbusters are interested in far more than just carrying out a couple invasive medical tests; in fact, they want to take over planet earth. Oh well, they can't do a worse job managing the planet than we are!
Forced quarantines, experiments gone wrong, and computers turning against us: all of the future's worst nightmares compiled onto one contemporary list. Which disaster will prove to be the end of us all? We console ourselves with the thought that it has to be only one.
With a name like M. Night Shyamalan, this director was never going to do anything but make horror flicks. His movies may have more twists than a silly-straw, but his plots never feel contrived, and are guaranteed to leave audiences breathless at the big reveal.
Whether he's playing a desperate alcoholic in need of acceptance, a haughty Roman emperor, or a folk legend Joaquin Phoenix carries with him undeniable stage-presence and a subtle command of emotional expression. That and he has an awesome name.