13 Terrifying "Real" Aliens

We don't need no stinkin' CGI. Cowboys & Aliens comes out this week, and director Jon Favreau has said he tried to channel the feel of old sci-fi movies, where what you didn't see was just as scary as what you did.

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"The type of alien movie we seized on was—I guess because of when I grew up—the moment just before CGI hit. There was, I think,a golden age of that kind of movie, because you were dealing with animatronics, you were dealing with the Stan Winston/Bottin era of The Thing, Alien and even Aliens, and we really looked and examined closely what was done right before you could do everything with a computer. ... "

- Jon Favreau

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