The History of Aliens in Film

Digg explores the history of aliens in film in a new video edited by Adam Schleichkorn (aka Mylo the Cat) and Digg Senior Video Editor Bryan Menegus. A full list of the movies can be found in the video description.

From their earliest cinematic appearance in Georges Méliès’s “A Trip to the Moon” in 1902, our conception of life beyond Earth has changed to reflect our hopes and fears, the technology we’ve mastered, and our growing knowledge of the universe. Watch our depictions of extraterrestrial life change over nearly 100 films and 112 years.