Alien Nation (1988) | Graham Baker

Set in the near future of 1991, it’s been three years since the landing of an actual flying saucer landed on Earth, containing a species of aliens (dubbed “Newcomers”) who had been genetically engineered as slave laborers. ┬áThe Newcomers are smarter and physically stronger than their human counterparts, which makes them more suitable to perform […]

The Brother from Another Planet (1984) | John Sayles

A mute extraterrestrial resembling a black man (but with feet that have three toes) crash lands his spaceship near New York City. Not understanding where he is or what people are saying, he finds his way to Harlem’s 125th Street. Although derided as either crazy or homeless, others discover his worth when he can heal […]