They Live (1988)

 They+Live+1988“I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass… and I’m all out of bubblegum.” – Nada

Number of Times Seen – at least 5 times (cable in the late 80’s and 3 Aug 2014)

Brief Synopsis – A drifter comes across a pair of sunglasses that open his eyes to what is really going on in the world.

My Take on it – I havent seen this movie in over twenty years and surprisingly I recalled most of it as it was happening.

I love the idea and use of subliminal messages and their use of color vs. black and white throughout the movie is ingenious.

The dialogue isnt so strong and numerous scenes felt campy but it was still very fun to revisit.

Bottom Line – Very nostalgic to me and it was fun to revisit this film. Parts are quite campy and the dialogue has a bit to be desired but overall great fun to watch after so many years. Recommended!

Rating – Globe Worthy


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