alien shows

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The Signal - (2024 show) image

Entertainment > Television >

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt25375256/

A mysterious message is detected by an astronaut, who learns its senders are on their way to Earth.

Fair, and moody, but it feels like there should be more content.

  • Original title: Das Signal



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The Andromeda Strain - (2008 show) poster

Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0424600/

A satellite brings back a deadly pathogen which scientists desperately try to figure out a cure for.

Crap; just watch The Andromeda Strain - (1971 movie)



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Foundation - (2021 show) image

Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0804484/
https://tv.apple.com/show/umc.cmc.5983fipzqbicvrve6jdfep4x3

In future with a colonized galaxy, a mad scientist develops an evolving quantum computer which he believes proves determinism and prediction of the collapse of civilization.

It started interesting, but dove into too many plotlines, timelines, and characters, and then space-wizards. I find it predictable and tedious, and I'm constantly nagged at there being zero good looking women, just passable persons of pigment hired for The Message.



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War of the Worlds - (2019 show) image

Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9686194/

Aliens wipe out most of humanity for some reason, then they choose to not wipe out the rest of humanity for some reason, then stragglers struggle to survive and such.

Really really awkward writing. There is so much that makes no sense whatsoever, even in the context of the show itself. It has snippets of potential but it's overall torturous for anyone who tends to pay attention; not recommended.



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Stargate Origins꞉ Catherine poster

Entertainment > Movies >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7161862/
(YouTube playlist)
https://www.stargatecommand.co/

A handful of Nazi scientists have toiled in secret to find and use a ring kept by some Americans in Egypt which they believe leads to an advanced civilization.

A rehash of other ideas done in a somewhat more amateur way, with a cheap ending as a prequel to either the original movie or series. Interesting to watch if you're a fan of the franchise but absolutely skippable if you're not.



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Falling Skies - (2011 show) image

Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1462059/
was fallingskies.com

The world is invaded and destroyed by a vastly superior force of aliens, and survivors barely hold on to resistance.

Great mood.



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