John Scalzi snarks out the design flaws of science fiction movies this week. First Star Wars:
That Asteroid Worm Thing in Empire Strikes Back
So, large space worm lives in asteroid, disguises itself as a cave and waits for unwary spaceships to fly by so it can eat them? Makes the Sarlaac look like a marvel of natural selection, it does.
Then Star Trek:
Featured in First Contact, these are the most fearsome aliens in the galaxy, and look like the Tin Man on Goth Night at the local leather bar.
UPDATE (2009-08-29): Oh, and there’s this.