Ridley Scott’s much awaited return to the sci-fi genre sought to answer where we come from in the aptly named Prometheus, which is also the name of the spaceship in the movie. What started out as a prequel to the beloved 1979 film Alien starring Sigourney Weaver, became its own stand-alone film that takes place roughly thirty years before the events of Alien, and only set in the same universe.
Super 8 is a Sci-Fi, thriller, mystery, coming of age story, and family drama all rolled up into one movie.
Stephanie Meyer, the author responsible for the young adult series The Twilight Saga, has also written her first adult book. The Host (released in May 2008 by Little, Brown & Company) is touted as “science fiction for people who don’t like science fiction.”