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‘The Tomorrow War’ Review: Chris Pratt Goes Back to the Future to Lead a Battle Against Aliens

The creatures they’re fighting are odd-looking beasts. Imagine the big-jawed monsters from the “Alien” films crossed with Velociraptors crossed with rapidly galloping chickens, with skin that looks like it’s been rolled in egg wash and dipped in white flower. They’re all limbs, tentacles, teeth, haunches, and lightning movement — and, in the end, not that […]

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‘Aliens: Fireteam Elite’ Trailer: Here’s Your Chance to Get Killed by Xenomorphs, With Friends

They’ve been making Alien video games almost as long as video games have existed. In 1982, an Alien game was released on the Atari 2600. If you’re not old enough to remember that game, it was essentially Pac-Man but instead of eating ghosts you obliterate the multicolored “aliens” chasing you with a flamethrower while you […]

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Hear me out: why Deep Rising isn’t a bad movie

The latest in our series of writers defending movies hated by most is a plea to reconsider a boisterously entertaining B-movie horrorDeep Rising, Stephen Sommers’ second-best film, opened a year prior to The Mummy, his best film, and met dismissive poo-pooing from critics: “Alien meets Titanic”, read the negative notices. A couple of positive notices […]

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Yaphet Kotto, Bond Villain and ‘Alien’ Star, Dies at 81

Yaphet Kotto, an actor known for his performances in “Alien,” the James Bond film “Live and Let Die” and the television series “Homicide: Life on the Street,” has died, his agent Ryan Goldhar confirmed to Variety. He was 81.Kotto’s wife, Tessie Sinahon, first posted about Kotto’s death on Facebook Monday night.“I’m saddened and still in […]

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Weekend Box Office: ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Falls Sharply, Again, With $3 Million

Since no new films opened wide this weekend, the 30 percent drop in post-holiday box office isn’t quite as bad as it looks. However, the news was worse for “Wonder Woman 1984, which grossed $3 million with a 45 percent drop.The total for the weekend was around $10 million, with 11 films. (Disney’s reissue of […]

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