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Old 01-08-2018, 08:14 PM
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They Came From Beyond Space (1967)
6/10



Meteors fall in formation, causing government and scientists to investigate, but the scientists in contact with the meteors start acting strangely.

This film is sort of James Bond (more so 60's British espionage TV series "The Avengers") meets a sci-fi horror TV serial. The music, story and direction remind me of the Japanese TV sci-fi serials Space Giants (Ambassador Magma) and Ultraman (Urutoraman) which aired a year before the film.

The first few minutes start out a bit slow and clunky in direction, but then it really gets going, and it's always moving and entertaining in a fun way. It captured my interest really well. I'm afraid the last quarter of the film lacks the creativity of first three quarters and is a bit unsatisfying (although some may find the wacky ending the most creative part of all), but the film certainly stands out from other horror/sci-fi.
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