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10 essential aliens-invade-Earth movies

In honor of the new Amy Adams alien flick “Arrival,” well, arriving, here are 10 essential aliens-invade Earth movies (it should be noted that not included on my list are movies where there was no actual invasion, like “E.T.” or “Starman,” who did more hanging out than invading).

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Back from the trenches of a filmmaking journey

Last week, my crew and I wrapped principal photography on my fourth feature film, “Red Hand.” It’s about a man with the power to heal who time-travels from a dystopian future to save the Native American race. I’m pitching it as a “Native American ‘Terminator’-meets-‘Back to the Future.’ ” Sort of.

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Serial killer family tale "Bender" filmmakers at the Tallgrass Film Festival

The film is set and was made in Kansas. (Rod Pocowatchit / The Wichita Eagle / Oct. 15, 2016)
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Serial killer family tale 4:52

Serial killer family tale "Bender" filmmakers at the Tallgrass Film Festival

Filmmakers at the Tallgrass Film Festival, take three 5:07

Filmmakers at the Tallgrass Film Festival, take three

Filmmakers at the Tallgrass Film Festival, take two 4:38

Filmmakers at the Tallgrass Film Festival, take two

Filmmakers at the Tallgrass Film Festival, take one 6:04

Filmmakers at the Tallgrass Film Festival, take one

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