Hollywood has been pumping out a prodigious amount of movies about aliens in recent years, and the public has been eating them up. But just why is it that we can't get enough of extraterrestrial life?
Mars Needs Moms is a decent movie. Maybe even a pretty good movie. But nobody seems excited about it, and that's probably because it was made using Robert Zemeckis' motion-capture process, as used in Polar Express and Christmas Carol.
Disney may have burned out our earlobes with the horrific Mars Needs Moms rap, but this behind the scenes Mo-Cap adventure between Seth Green and Dan Fogler is gosh-darn adorable, and pretty impressive. Watch.
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The new Mars Needs Mom trailer starts with such promise and great zombie banter. Until the rapping starts: "Can't even tell, is that a boy or a girl? They look so nasty, make a robot hurl!" (Cue barfing robot.)
Witness the horrific exploitation of Earth mothers in Mars Needs Moms. You've seen the gorgeous concept art, now watch a trailer, with new gags, new friends and lots of new shots of Mars.
You might not have been paying attention to the animated movie of Berkeley Breathed's Mars Needs Moms — but this fiery, insane concept art may change your mind. Check out some more luscious concept art of the film's dangerous locations — and hope that they're not coming for your mom next. [via Stitch Kingdom]
Could this be the biggest year ever for fantastical movies? It certainly looks like it. The calendar is bursting with films about aliens, weird creatures, superheroes and magical worlds. Here's our complete guide to 2011's science fiction and fantasy films.
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The first image we saw from Disney's animated Mars Needs Mom feature was a bit terrifying. But today's trailer is all heart, except for the part where aliens sedate and kidnap a small boy's mom. Watch it now!
Children of the world, look into the faces of the alien monsters that will abduct your mothers. The first image from the adaptation of Berkeley Breathed's Mars Needs Moms is out, and it is frightening.
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Don't take your mother for granted, or aliens will come down from Mars, kidnap her, and horribly scar you for life. That's the message of Robert Zemeckis' final Disney production, Mars Needs Moms. Here's your first look.
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Disney has closed the doors to Robert Zemeckis's motion-capture studio ImageMovers Digital. But in the wake of this destruction comes some interesting news. Disney is still moving forward with mo-cap Yellow Submarine and Mars Needs Moms.