Those are all horror to me. I was just watching Starship Troopers, my favorite sci-fi film and even it's end degenerated into gratuitous horror instead of smart sci-fi. Did we learn anything about the bugs or ourselves in the end? No. i would like to rewrite that ending to be more thought provoking, thoughtful and insightful. I guess it's a matter of intent and the disgression of the programmers of sy-fy, etc.. Once again though we're talking about the lowest common denominator (demon eater) here $ and ratings.
Hmmm...You must've watched a different version of Starship
Troopers, than I did, because they did
capture a Giant "Lady Parts" bug, and Sky Marshall Doogie did
use his Telepathic Voodoo to learn about the Bugs. And the whole movie is a Fascism Satire, so of course we learn something about Mankind and ideologies through self examination.
One Day I hope to be the Man my Cat thinks I am
Where are we going? And why are we in this Handbasket?