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[Surveying the mysteriously abandoned ship]
What the hell happened to these people?
NYPD Lt. Tony Aris:
Well from the evidence, they stopped eating in the middle of their meal, and jumped overboard.
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Good, gooey, undemanding entertainment, directed by Luigi Cozzi ("The Killer Must Kill Again") and more than obviously inspired by the huge success of Ridley Scott's blockbuster "Alien". The most memorable sequence in that particular Sci-Fi classic involved one of the spaceship crew-member's chest exploding on-screen. If you were thrilled by that scene, and if you're a Sci-Fi / horror fan I can't imagine you weren't, you will absolutely LOVE "Contamination", as Cozzi revolves his whole film on the given of nasty chest implosions. A gigantic cargo ship arrives in the New York harbor, but there isn't a crew member in sight. It's quickly discovered what happened to them, as a research team stumbles upon hundreds of big green eggs that explode when temperatures increase, and cause to implode anyone standing near them. The eggs are clearly extraterrestrial, but they're transported in coffee cases, so a female military major starts an investigation to find out who's shipping these alien murder devices to all corners of the world. "Contamination" has quite an intense and suspenseful opening, but then it rapidly becomes the gory and unscrupulous video-nasty it's reputed to be. The dialogues and acting performances aren't very impressive, but the gore is delicious and leaving very little to the imagination. Plus, the make-up effects are actually quite convincing and professional, not nearly as cheesy as in most other and often non-Italian "Alien" rip-offs. The ending is marvelous, as we get to see the Martian monster that breeds the murderous eggs and, I assure you, it's bigger and uglier than the average earth-chicken. Oh, another great Goblin score, too!
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