Is this an authentic disclosure of what the U.S. government knows about aliens, or is this a psyop to distract the public from something more nefarious? As celebrated ufologist Giorgio A. Tsoukalos would say, “I’m not saying it’s aliens. But it’s aliens.”
So, as American citizens discover what the U.S. government knows (or doesn’t know) about unidentified flying objects, maybe it is time to disconnect from social media, unplug from cable news, and spend a couple of hours watching some vintage space-alien pictures.
Science-fiction pictures did not take off in Hollywood until around the 1950s, when many were produced under a paranoid Cold War mentality. However, despite the hilarious special effects and the many B-list actors that took these roles, there were many goodies, even if they were the second showing of a double feature at the local cineplex on a Wednesday afternoon.
Where to begin? Here is a handful to get you started, space cowboy:
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
The 1978 remake was probably the superior version, but 1956's Invasion of the Body Snatchers was still a superb picture on every level. A movie about emotionless alien duplicates perhaps summarized America’s Red Scare mentality. But the film became iconic for its ending, with the star, Kevin McCarthy, on the street yelling at motorists, "They're here already! You're next!"
The Day the Earth Stood Still
Robert Wise was one of the greatest directors in Hollywood history, helming such tremendous pro...