September 2, 2002 |
I can well understand the fair critique Kenneth Turan made of "Crop Circles: Quest for Truth" ("Humorless 'Crop Circles: Quest for Truth' Finds Only Believers," Aug. 23).
August 23, 2002 |
You saw them in "Signs," you read about them in Scientific American, now those mysterious geometric patterns that irritate the heck out of farmers have a film all their own. It's called "Crop Circles: Quest For Truth," and you can tell by the title that it means business.
August 6, 2002
For all those people who saw "Signs" over the weekend and are wondering what's really happening in those fields, the Learning Channel offers "Crop Circles: In Search of a Sign" at 9 tonight. It does not, we're told, come down on the side of aliens.
July 31, 2002 |
In M. Night Shyamalan's new sci-fi thriller, "Signs," a Pennsylvania farmer played by Mel Gibson awakens one morning to discover a 500-foot geometric pattern that has mysteriously appeared in his cornfield overnight.
March 14, 1999 |
Cutting through a predawn mist hovering over a field in the English countryside, two balls of light appear out of seemingly nowhere. The air crackles with the sound of a thousand electronic crickets. Seconds later, a sophisticated geometric formation has been laid in a field, with each stalk of wheat gently bent flat against the earth.
September 8, 1996 |
Things haven't been the same for this farming village since a local pilot looked down from his plane and saw a circle of mashed plants in a wheat field. The circle measured 93 feet in diameter. The July 4 discovery--one of many reported around the world since the late 1970s--has attracted thousands of people from all over the country. Some of the newcomers believe such crop circles are messages from outer space. Others say they're the work of mischievous Earthlings.