We fear the unknown, and nothing elicits a greater fear of the unknown then the vast infinite abyss that is space. What lies behind the stars? What other sentient beings exist? As Arthur C. Clarke put it “Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.” Well, we lean towards the former being a little scarier!
Movies, particularly the horror genre, have capitalized on this fear, creating a myriad cosmic horror, space horror, and Lovecraftian nightmares that coast on either frightful aliens or themes of human desolation in the face of a greater evolutionary threat. Here’s ten well worth your time, courtesy of our friends at Marvelous Videos…
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