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Battle: Los Angeles

The new Battle: Los Angeles trailer will mess with your mind
Dec 14, 2012

If the first teaser felt like an impressionistic alien-invasion tone poem, and the second trailer was all bombast, then the most recent one is a synthesis of the two. And, man alive, it looks devastatingly awesome.

6 things you didn't know about the REAL Battle of Los Angeles
Dec 14, 2012

With the arrival of the awesome new alien invasion film, Battle: Los Angeles, coming in two weeks (March 11), it's worth noting that today is the 69th anniversary of the REAL Battle of Los Angeles.

Aaron Eckhart: How I swayed the studio to film Battle: Los Angeles [Video]
Dec 14, 2012

If Battle: Los Angeles, which opens Friday, ends up being a hit, there'll be some who'll say that the alien invasion movie was a sure thing. But as Aaron Eckhart explains, he and Jonathan Liebesman had to do a hard sell before the studio would greenlight their film.

Roger Ebert calls Battle: L.A. 'noisy, violent, ugly and stupid'
Dec 14, 2012

Battle: Los Angeles doesn't open until tomorrow, but major sci-fi fan Roger Ebert weighed in on the alien invasion movie today, giving it an abysmal half star on his 1 to 4 star rating scale, and slamming it with some of his most damning and creative invective.

Why Battle: Los Angeles could be the breakout hit of Comic-Con
Dec 14, 2012

Every year you come to Comic-Con hoping that something will stand out from the pack. Last year it was, without a doubt, District 9, which came out of nowhere and created a huge buzz. This year? Well, it's early in the weekend yet, but the upcoming Battle: Los Angeles could be the contender.

6 reasons Battle: Los Angeles could be the next Aliens
Dec 14, 2012

Now we're not saying this new movie could be BETTER than Aliens. That's crazy talk. James Cameron's space war epic is the ultimate alien battle movie. But it couldn't hurt to have another one to watch, like if your Aliens DVD gets stuck in the player or something. What Battle: Los Angeles is starting to sound like is the next great alien battle movie.

1st look at 5 eerie new Battle: Los Angeles posters
Dec 14, 2012

When Battle: Los Angeles hits theaters in March, it won't arrive with the history of Green Hornet or the buzz of Green Lantern, but based on what we saw at Comic-Con, it'll do just fine. The few minutes of its Black Hawk Down meets War of the World treatment of an alien invasion was one of the surprise of San Diego, and we can't wait to see the whole thing in theaters.

1st Battle: LA trailer depicts a gut-wrenching alien invasion
Dec 14, 2012

Alien invasions are fun. (Well, the movies that is. The real thing not so much, we suppose.) Skyline's coming out today, plus we also get to sink our teeth into the first trailer for next spring's Battle: Los Angeles, now apparently re-titled: World Invasion: Battle LA.

The devastating, destructive 2nd trailer for Battle: Los Angeles
Dec 14, 2012

While the first look we got of this Aaron Eckhart-Michelle Rodriguez alien invasion flick felt somber and elegiac, this time we're pummeled with devastation-y bombast. And it feels good.

New Battle: Los Angeles poster declares war on our eyeballs
Dec 14, 2012

We've been watching the skies the way those old sci-fi flicks said we should, and what we've been seeing there doesn't look too good for our future. The latest distressing view of those skies comes thanks to Battle: Los Angeles—and we're sure glad we're only seeing the alien invasion in this chilling new poster, and not up above.

Why Battle: L.A. is Black Hawk Down meets Alien
Dec 14, 2012

Aaron Eckhart says the upcoming sci-fi battle movie is Black Hawk Down meets Alien.

Why you've never seen an alien invasion like Battle: L.A.
Dec 14, 2012

Taylor Handley stars in Battle: Los Angeles as a Marine defending his squad during an alien attack.