The Day the Earth Stood Still

Talk, Talk, Talk: December 2008 | 11 Sep 2008 // 5:00 PM

Just like the end of an inspiring speech that may or may not succeed in making its point, these final four weeks before 2009 tend to define or defeat the entire awards season purpose.


The Day the Earth Stood Still | 11 Dec 2008 // 8:20 PM

On its face, casting Keanu Reeves as Klaatu, that most thoughtful visitor from another planet, seems inspired. Or maybe just obvious.


Don’t Open That Door! #31: 'The Day the Earth Stood Still' (1951) | 20 Feb 2013 // 1:00 AM

Welcome to our weekly field guide to 1950s horror and sci-fi movies and the creatures that inhabit them. This week: humanity gets an offer it can't refuse in The Day the Earth Stood Still

The Top 10 Alien Invasion Movies of All Time | 17 Mar 2011 // 12:00 AM

The ten best examples of the alien overthrow Hollywood has ever attempted...

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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