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.
Edited by Adam Schleichkorn and Bryan Menegus.
Roger Ebert has past away today after revealing a recurrence of cancer this week. He has bravely battled with poor health due to thyroid and salivary gland cancer over the past decade. He will be especially remembered as a great film critic and movie lover over his 46 year career. He will be missed.