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This Roger Corman-produced Alien-ripoff also happened to send a young James Cameron on his way to film stardom. It’s hard to deny the strong resemblance between this film and Aliens, which he would later write and direct. Thanks, Ryan, for the suggestion!
Fresh off the heels of two commercially successful films starring Michael Meyers, Team John Carpenter took a left turn and decided the Halloween series would be better as an annual holiday-themed horror anthology. And maybe it would have been, had they not led the charge with this turkey.
We hold mixed feelings about Fred Dekker’s dated but charming send-up to classic sci-fi and horror films. But it’s worth a watch if you love everything about those movies. And James Gunn (Slither, Guardians of the Galaxy) owes a LOT to this movie…
Consider the tag line: “You see them on the street. You watch them on TV. You might even vote for one this fall. You think they’re people just like you. You’re wrong. Dead wrong.” Could a film from the 80’s possibly be more timely today than John Carpenter’s “They Live”?