They Live ★★★½

"I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass. And I'm all out of bubble gum."

Sorry, I guess everybody is quoting this line from the movie, so I am repetitive, but in the end, this is the most iconic sentence from the movie...

This is certainly Carpenters most political and socio-critic film (and that was before the current administration was installed). And if you look at the turmoil on Black Friday sales day (saw on the internet some nice pictures referencing to this movie), then I wonder how long the aliens have already been on the planet. Also delivers a good explanation for the climate change...

Movie-wise, it is a B-movie for certain, featuring one of the longest fist-fights in movie history, or so it feels. As always, Carpenter's score stands out for me as a fan of Crpenter soundtracks.

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