Movie Smackdown

Women Who Talk to Aliens

Try streaming these two sci-fi films back-to-back and ask yourself which one communicates the best about first contact.

The Smackdown

Contact arrived in our theaters 24 years ago this July — back when S.E.T.I. was cool instead of home base for people who…

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Bryce Zabel

Bryce Zabel

Writer/producer in features & TV. Creator, five primetime series. Ex: TV Academy CEO; CNN reporter; USC professor. Author of books about the Beatles, JFK, UFOs.