Three Alien Horror Movies
I chose these three movies because I think they are much-watches for people who like alien or horror movies. Alien and The Thing are over thirty years old now, but they are still great movies today. Europa Report is a recent movie, but it’s consistently impressive visuals, and unique styling set it apart. To review these movies, I came up with a set of criteria.
Most of the criteria is self-explanatory, but there are two that I feel I should explain. If you’ve ever yelled at a horror movie, because a character decides to go off by themselves and explore that creepy place away from the group, you understand the “because movie” moment. A “because movie” …show more content…
What? Not an alien horror, you say? Well, even though the alien doesn’t have a massive impact throughout the movie, I would still quantify this movie as an alien horror. This movie is the most modern of the three, coming out in 2013, and the visuals reflect that. The found-footage style of the movie, consisting of shots from cameras recording the mission for posterity, only adds to the suspense as it was pulled off well. Europa Report did a fantastic job of keeping its characters relatable, and behaving like they should. With only one instance of “because movie” questionable exploration, this movie rounds out to be a solid space