Hollywood is in the throes of an alien invasion.
Summer’s only just started, and this weekend’s Men in Black 3 is the third alien flick in four weeks.
Why, exactly, do filmmakers love making flicks about extra-terrestrials? Aliens make fantastic villains.
With the Cold War and World Wars ancient history, it’s kind of passé for Hollywood to make Russians or Germans the bad guys.
In fact, now that international box office grosses are surpassing American, studios certainly don’t want to alienate, so to speak, an entire country of potential ticket buyers.
However, all humans can agree – as seen in The Avengers, Battleship, MiB3, Prometheus and The Watch – no one wants aliens to take over Earth. Aliens allow filmmakers to unleash their...
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