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The 5th Wave, Book 1
Published by Putnam Juvenile
Release Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Available in Hardcover and Kindle editions
In Short: Cassie must question everything she knows about the invading alien force after she and her brother are separated, leaving Cassie to navigate a war-torn America to get him back.
Recommended: Yes. Kind of…
There’s no way to know for sure, but I bet the Others knew about the human aliens we’d imagined. And I bet they thought it was funny as hell. They must have laughed their asses off. If they have a …
Written By: Bradley Thompson and David Weddle
Directed By: Greg Beeman
US Airdate: Sunday, June 17th, 2012
In Short: The resistance fighters try to gain a tactical advantage, while something in Tom Mason’s eyeball (no, really) threatens to create total chaos amongst the group.
Recommended: Hell, yes!
TOM: If all you have is hate, then they’ve already changed you.
Note: This is part two of the two hour season premiere for Season 2.
This episode manages one of the greatest achievements that can ever be accomplished in a TV episode. It takes dull plot material, and manages …
Directed by: Peter Berg
Written by: Erich Hoeber and Jon Hoeber
Starring: Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgard, Rihanna, Brooklyn Decker, Tadanobu Asano, Hamish Linklater, Jesse Plemons, Gregory D. Gadson, Liam Neeson
US Release Date: Friday, May 18, 2012
In Short: C11. E4. B23. Darn it, you sunk my alien spacecraft!
Recommended: Yes. (I know, right?)
CAL: If they come, it’ll be like Columbus and the Indians. Except we’re the Indians.
I went into this movie with the very lowest of low expectations. I mean, a movie based on a board game? (Notwithstanding Clue.) And suddenly there are …
Based on Alien Nation (1988), written by Rockne S. O’Bannon
Created by: Kenneth Johnson
Starring: Gary Graham, Eric Pierpoint, Michele Scarabelli, Lauren Woodland, Sean Six, Terri Treas
Number of Episodes: (1 Season), plus five TV movies
In Short: Aliens known as Newcomers try to assimilate into late-80s California, posing a threat to both bigoted locals and their own absent overlords.
Recommended: Yes. (Now. But earlier…)
NEWS ANCHOR: That was the scene in California’s Mojave Desert five years ago – our historic first view of the Newcomers’ ship. Theirs was a slave ship, carrying a quarter …
Created by Kenneth Johnson
Starring: Jane Badler, Marc Singer, Faye Grant, Michael Ironside
Number of Episodes: 5 (2 mini-series)
In Short: They don’t make ‘em like they used to.
Recommended: Hell Yes!
MIKE DONOVAN: How’d someone like that get to be your leader anyway?
MARTIN: Charisma. Circumstances, promises… Not enough of us spoke out to question him until it was too late. It happens on your planet, doesn’t it?
You have to understand, things were different back then. We didn’t have any newfangled “Internet” from which to glean “spoilers” in 1983; everything we knew about …