| Mar 9, 2011
| 10:00 PM
*** (out of four)
Rough timing: Less than one day after Staff Sergeant Nantz (Aaron Eckhart) receives clearance to retire from the Marines, a worldwide extraterrestrial invasion (centralized in L.A. since aliens are, like, so Hollywood) requires him...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 4:09 PM
SANTA MONICA, Calif. Aaron Eckhart fulfills a longtime dream in his latest film, "Battle: Los Angeles." He's always wanted to wear a uniform and fire an M-16.
"This is the little boy dream," Eckhart said during an exclusive interview with RedEye....
| Mar 11, 2011
"Battle: Los Angeles"
The movie had the potential for being a couple of hours of popcorn fun, but instead it quickly becomes a blur of non-stop explosions, unimaginative special effects and laughable dialouge that strips away any chance of substance in...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 4:53 AM
If you go into "Battle: Los Angeles" expecting science fiction, you'll be in for a disappointment.
Yes, the film's villains are aliens who come to Earth in a spaceship and have an arsenal of robotic weapons, but the movie isn't about them. The movie...
| May 12, 2011
| 8:56 AM
After devastating attacks are staged by alien invaders elsewhere around the globe, the U.S. West Coast becomes the next target in this sci-fi thriller.
Though the special-effects masters are the real stars here, Aaron Eckhart plays a Marine sergeant...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 12:58 PM
Many early reviews have likened "Super 8" to "E.T.," Steven Spielberg's sci-fi classic from 1982. I suppose the comparison is inevitable. Both films star children, both films feature aliens, and Steven Spielberg is an executive producer of "Super 8."
| Aug 1, 2011
| 1:31 PM
Early estimates indicate a virtual tie for the No. 1 position at the weekend box office. With two new releases enjoying equal success, I feel it's appropriate to take a look at both of them.
"Cowboys and Aliens" is the third big alien invasion movie...