Sky’s month of sci-fi

Sky Movies is currently running a sci-fi and horror season via its HD service. With plenty of movies to choose from, both old and new, we pick the top five sci-fi classics you will not want to miss.

scifi3Sky Movies is currently running a sci-fi and horror season via its HD service. With plenty of movies to choose from, both old and new, we pick the top five sci-fi classics you will not want to miss.

Close Encounter Of The Third Kind
Steven Spielberg’s extraterrestrial adventure follows on from a sterling Blu-ray release. The power of high-def simply elevates this masterpiece into a whole new stratosphere.

It Came From Outer Space
Jack Arnold’s Fifties masterwork in Cold War paranoia crash-lands to great effect. Adapted from Ray Bradbury’s own treatment, this film’s impact still lives on.

The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)
Another hit from a decade imbued with sci-fi classics arrives and promises to take over TV screens across the nation.

Predator
Armed with all manner of deadly weapons and tricks, the Predator is an alien foe like no other. In this slice of sci-fi action, an iconic creation comes to life in what still remains a thrilling romp.

The Shining
Stanley Kubrick’s masterclass in suspense and horror is unleashed in high-def. This seminal horror retains its unique atmosphere and promises to scare fans all over again.