Excerpt: Aliens. Ooh, scary! We read about mysterious aliens coming to earth, searching for intelligent life and failing to find it in the US. We read how they kidnap poor trailer trash hillbillies and do all sorts of nasty probes. We see movies of the little green men using ray guns to vaporise everything and everyone in their way. We listen to music that sometimes sounds like the artists are from another planet.
Excerpt: How many movies and games have there been about aliens landing on Earth? Countless amounts I’m sure, but how many times has the shoe been on the other foot? Hardly any. In Planet 51 this is the case though, it takes the story of sci-fi classic ET And turns it on its head. Here hapless astronaut Chuck is the alien hunted by the authorities and you play the part of Lem, the boy who helps him evade entrapment.