That's not because sound doesn't travel in the vacuum of the void, though. It's because there's nothing left out there to be afraid of.
One upon a time - 1979, to be exact - aliens were terrifying. Maybe not the kind that hung out in the Star Wars cantina, but the kind that we were introduced to in Ridley Scott's horror classic Alien. The tension, the claustrophobia, that barely glimpsed, H. R. Giger-designed xenomorph stalking the unsuspecting crew of the Nostromo... I'm not going to lie, pants were pooped. Not MY pants. But certainly some pants.
In one of the rare instances of Hollywood getting a sequel right, James Cameron's 1986 follow-up, Aliens, kept the creepy, lethal, less-is-more aliens, but infused the horror with tons of action. It was very different, and very entertaining.
The 10 worst superhero movies of all time Okay, Iron Man 3 is solidly a hit with both critics and fans. So before Man of Steel, R.I.P.D., Kick Ass 2 and Thor: The Dark World land in theatres, we thought now was a good time to take a look back at some comic book film adaptations that have missed ... Read more